The Memphis musician Julien Baker which just signed to Matador Records has now released a brand new single, Funeral Pyre (A-side), as part of her re-release of Sprained Ankle debut.
The new single also has a B-side track called Distant Solar System which is arriving on March 17th.
As can be expected from Baker, it’s a delicate, fingerpicked song that finds her hushed vocals simply captivating as she sings, “I would’ve loved you with a dying fire/ Let you smother me down to the embers from spite/ Turning my limbs black as cinder/ A funeral pyre.”
At the same time, Julien prepares for a tour in the Midwest alongside Ben Gibbard, but also for a number of shows outside the country, in the Europe. Check out the dates below.
Listen to Julien Baker’s new song Funeral Pyre below:
Julien Baker 2017 Tour Dates:
January 18 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater (with Ben Gibbard);
January 19 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall (with Ben Gibbard);
January 20 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall (with Ben Gibbard)
February 16-18 – Davenport, IA @ GAS Feed & Seed Fest
April 22-23 – N. Charleston, SC @ High Water Festival – tickets here
May 24 – Jena, Germany @ Trafo;
May 25 – Berlin, Germany @ Kantine am Berghain;
May 28 – Hamburg, Germany @ Aalhaus;
May 29 – Munster, Germany @ Pension Schmidt;
May 30 – Heidelberg, Germany @ Karlstorbahnhof;
May 31 – Munich, Germany @ Milla
June 05 – London, UK @ Bush Hall;
June 06 – Manchester, UK @ Deaf Institute;
June 09 – Porto, Portugal @ NOS Primavera Sound – tickets here;
June 10 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso