The Weather Station Debut “To Talk About”

The Weather Station drops her new album, How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars, March 4, ahead of the release, she shares “To Talk About”
The Weather Station shares new video for "To Talk About"

The Weather Station will release her new album, How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars, Friday, March 4, via Next Door Records. Today she has a new album single/video, “To Talk About”, a frank meditation on love. Its lyrics are beautifully plaintive, conceptualizing intimate moments of expression: “When there is too much midnight to ever express, to listen to his breath, and to lay again my head on his chest. I am lazy, I only want to talk about love.” Tamara Lindeman’s voice is cushioned by piano, later joined by Ryan Driver’s tenor.

The video for “To Talk About” was directed by Lindeman who says, “I wanted the video to capture the feeling of surrender the song has; a feeling of surrendering to emotion at the expense of everything else, within a world that is not necessarily conducive to that softness. I wanted the video to be overtly emotional and sensual, and so I turned to the stereotypical signifiers of these things; beaches, sunsets, the colour red, a sort of operatic performance of emotion. I think the video is an evocation of the feeling of being in love; obsessed with someone or something regardless of your surroundings, where you are, what is happening. Reaching towards softness and touch, even from within aloneness.”

The album was recorded live off the floor at Toronto’s Canterbury Music Studios from March 10-12, 2020. With Jean Martin co-producing, Lindeman sang and played piano live while the band improvised their accompaniment; Christine Bougie on guitar and lap steel, Karen Ng on saxophone and clarinet, Ben Whiteley on upright bass, Ryan Driver on piano, flute, and vocals, and Tania Gill on wurlitzer, rhodes, and pianet. Recorded live in just three days, How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars is achingly intimate; full of breath, silence, and detail.

The Weather Station
How Is It I Should Look At The Stars
Track listing

1. Marsh
2. Endless Time
3. Taught
4. Ignorance
5. To Talk About
6. Stars
7. Song
8. Sway
9. Sleight of Hand
10. Loving You

The Weather Station 2022 Tour Dates

Sun. Mar. 13 – London, UK @ Rough Trade East (SOLO)
Tue. Mar. 15 – Brighton, UK @ Komedia +
Wed. Mar. 16 – Bristol, UK @ Thekla +
Thu. Mar. 17 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla +
Fri. Mar. 18 – Dublin, IE @ Workmans Club +
Sat. Mar. 19 – Belfast, UK @ Black Box +
Sat. Mar. 26 – Paris, FR @ La Boule Noire ~
Sun. Mar. 27 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Noord ~
Mon. Mar. 28 – Berlin, DE @ Frannz Club ~
Wed. Mar. 30 – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen ~
Thu. Mar. 31 – Oslo, NO @ Bla ~
Fri. Apr. 1 – Stockholm, SE @ Debaser / Bar Brooklyn ~
Sat. Apr. 2 – Gothenburg, SE @ Oceanen ~
Mon. Apr. 4 – Hamburg, DE @ Nochtwache ~
Tue. Apr. 5 – Cologne, DE @ Blue Shell ~
Wed. Apr. 6 – Munich, DE @ Milla ~
Thu. Apr. 7 – Zurich, CH @ Bogen F ~
Sun. Apr. 24 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live *
Mon. Apr. 25 – Washington, DC @ Union Stage *
Tue. Apr. 26 – New York, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
Thu. Apr. 28 – Boston, MA @ Crystal Ballroom *
Tue. May 31 – Lisbon, PT @ Aula Magna (SOLO)
Wed. Jun. 1 – Braga, PT @ Theatro Circo (SOLO)
Thu. Jun. 2 – Porto, PT @ Mou.Co (SOLO)
Sat. Jun. 4 – Setubal, PT @ Casa da Cultura (SOLO)
Sun. Jun. 5 – Faro, PT @ Teatro das Figuras (SOLO)
Tue. Jun. 7 – Milan, IT @ Santeria (SOLO)
Wed. Jun. 8 – Florence, IT @ Sala Vanni (SOLO)
Thu. Jun. 9 – Padua, IT @ Anfiteatro Del Venda (SOLO)
Sat. Jun. 11 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera
Thu. Jun. 16 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
Sun. June. 19 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Mon. Jun. 20 – Austin, TX @ 3TEN

*= w/ Sam Amidon
+= Ami Dang
~= Aoife Nessa Frances

Pre-order How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars by The Weather Station HERE

The Weather Station will present an intimate, solo performance of the entire new album tomorrow, Thursday, March 3rd at 9pm EST via a Bandcamp livestream. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now.