Westerman Details An Inbuilt Fault LP

Westerman, has announced details of his new album, An Inbuilt
Westerman, has announced details of his new album, An Inbuilt

Westerman, has announced his new album, An Inbuilt Fault, will drop on May 5th via Partisan Records. Alongside the announcement, Westerman shares the new single “CSI: Petralona,” co-produced by Westerman and James Krivchenia. The track follows previous single “Idol; RE-run.”

Westerman shares about how “CSI: Petralona” came together noting, “I had the riff for the song and left it lying around with a bunch of other bits and pieces. A friend told me that Tom Waits has this image of having a musical junk drawer of old parts that you haven’t found anything to do with. It came from there. I went to Greece for a month to scope out if I wanted to move here, and a friend encouraged me to write about this strange day I had there. The lyrics were immediate. It’s presented on the album as it was first written. It’s the most autobiographical song on the record.”

While first working solo through a period of isolation in Italy in 2020 and 2021, a chance meeting with Big Thief’s James Krivchenia at a show in London changed this. Westerman decided to take a leap of faith and collaborate with the drummer and an extended crew of Los Angeles associates to flesh out his new songs.

The album news follows the announcement of his first North American tour in four years beginning this May with stops including Seattle, Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, Austin, and Los Angeles. Westerman has also revealed the album artwork by the renowned New York via Portugal graphic designer and illustrator Bráulio Amado, who Westerman has had a long standing relationship with working together on his previous debut album.

An Inbuilt Fault
Partisan Records

1. Give
2. Idol; RE-run
3. I, Catullus
4. CSI Petralona
5. Help Didn’t Help At All
6. A Lens Turning
7. Take
8. An Inbuilt Fault
9. Pilot Was A Dancer

Westerman 2023 Tour Dates

5/6 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
5/7 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
5/9 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
5/10 – Seattle, WA @ Madame Lou’s
5/14 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
5/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
5/17 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
5/19 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
5/20 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
5/21 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
5/23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
5/24 – Philadelphia, PA @Johnny Brenda’s
5/26 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
5/27 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle – Back Room
5/28 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
5/30 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s Nightclub
5/31 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
6/2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
6/3 – Los Angeles, CA @ Lodge Room

Pre-order An Inbuilt Fault by Westerman HERE


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