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Glen Hansard announces new album, Between Two Shores, shares “Time Will Be the Healer”: Stream

Self-produced effort marks the Irish singer-songwriter's third solo LP

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    Irish folk songwriter Glen Hansard will return early next year with his third solo album, Between Two Shores. The follow-up to 2015’s Grammy-nominated Didn’t He Ramble is due out January 18th via Anti-.

    The 10-track effort came together almost unintentionally. Hansard had booked time in France’s Black Box Studios with his former Frames bandmate and producer David Odlum to simply take stock of his personal songbook. As the pair worked through years of ideas, home demos, and sketches, an album started to form. Hansard assembled his band — including drummer Brain Blade and his Fellowship Band, as well as Hansard’s own touring ensemble — and decided to produce the record himself, his first time taking on such a role.

    As a first listen, Hansard has shared the lead single “Time Will Be the Healer”. A soul-folk track that finds its way into R&B territory, the song is ostensibly advice given to a forlorn lover. However, as a press release notes, it “also speaks to the way forward in the current social climate.”

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    Take a listen below, and pre-order Between Two Shores at Hansard’s website.

    Between Two Shores Artwork:

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    Between Two Shores Tracklist:
    01. Roll On Slow
    02. Why Woman
    03. Wheels on Fire
    04. Wreckless Heart
    05. Movin’ On
    06. Setting Forth
    07. Lucky Man
    08. One of Us Must Lose
    09. Your Heart’s Not in It
    10. Time Will Be the Healer

    Hansard will return to the road later this fall for a tour of Germany and Ireland. He’ll open 2018 with a one-off gig in New York before heading out on a European trek. Find his full itinerary below.

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    Glen Hansard 2017-2018 Tour Dates:
    11/03 – Wangels, DE @ Rolling Stone Weekender
    11/05 – Erlangen, DE @ Redoutensaal
    11/08 – Hannover, DE @ Rosenhof
    11/10 – Jena, DE @ Volkshaus
    11/12 – Frankfurt, DE @ Mozartsaal
    11/13 – Saarbrucken, DE @ Congresshalle
    11/15 – Stuttgart, DE @ New Fall Festival
    11/16 – Halle, DE @ Ulrichskirche
    11/18 – Dusseldorf, DE @ New Fall Festival
    11/25 – Dublin, IE @ St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    12/15 – Belfast, IE @ Ulster Hall
    12/17 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street
    12/18 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street
    01/21 – New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
    02/09 – London, UK @ Royal Festival Hall
    02/11 – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Ronda
    02/13 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique
    02/14 – Paris, FR @ Le Trianon
    02/16 – Zurich, CH @ Volkshaus
    02/18 – Vienna, AU @ Gasometer
    02/20 – Berlin, DE @ Admiralpalast
    02/21 – Berlin, DE @ Admiralpalast
    02/23 – Prague, CZ @ Divaldi DVA
    02/25 – Brno, CZ @ Sono Centrum
    03/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Disney Hall *
    03/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Disney Hall #

    * = solo acoustic
    # = w/ LA Philharmonic

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