Today, Hiss Golden Messenger has shared his new song “Standing in the Doorway”.
Frontman M.C. Taylor elaborates:
“Standing in the Doorway” was written and recorded during the making of [2016 album] Heart Like a Levee. I think I was trying to understand if and whether luck was related to my life at the time. I always liked this tune, but it didn’t seem to fit the emotional arc of that album for some reason. It also seemed like it could survive on its own, away from other songs that might give it context. Since Heart Like a Levee came out, a lot has changed in the world, of course. I’m currently writing this from the studio where we’re working on our next record and trying to live in this world with some kind of light.
Catch the Hiss Golden Messenger band at many festivals this summer, as well as shows supporting Mumford & Sons in Florida in September. A full list of appearances can be found below.
Hiss Golden Messenger
Jul 14 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
Jul 16 Birmingham, AL – Sloss Music and Arts Festival
Jul 26 Portland, ME – One Longfellow Square^
Aug 5–6 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
Aug 12–13 Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Folk Festival
Aug 26 Arrington, VA – Lockn’ Music Festival
Sep 14 Nashville, TN – Americanafest
Sep 15–17 Bristol, VA – Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Sep 16–17 Atlanta, GA – Music Midtown Festival
Sep 19 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena*
Sep 20 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena*
Sep 21 Orlando, FL – Amway Center*
*w/ Mumford & Sons