by Andrew Sacher

Daniel Romano

Canadian singer/songwriter Daniel Romano used to front the band Attack in Black, and around the time of that band's breakup, he formed You've Changed Records with Steve Lambke of the Constantines and released a collaborative album with Julie Doiron (Eric's Trip) and Frederick Squire, who had both collaborated the year prior on Mount Eerie's Lost Wisdom.

Daniel followed that collaboration with his first solo album in 2010, followed by another in 2011, and now he released his newest album, Come Cry With Me, earlier this year. It hearkens back to old timey country and similarly to someone like Caitlin Rose, Daniel really knows how to channel the sadness, heartbreak, and hard times that informed much of country music's rich history. The songs are clearly indebted to old sounds, but they also sound refreshingly new, and are some of the better country ballads to be written in recent times. Julie Doiron also appears again here as part of group of backing vocalists. You can stream the entire album below.

Daniel is on a US tour this spring leading up to his appearance at Bonnaroo. That tour hits NYC on May 21 at Bowery Ballroom, where he'll be opening for Shooter Jennings. East River Bandits are on that bill too and tickets are still available.

All dates are listed, along with song streams, below...


Daniel Romano - "Middle Child"

Daniel Romano - "Two Pillow Sleeper"

Daniel Romano - "Just Between You and Me"

Daniel Romano - "I'm Not Crying Over You"

Daniel Romano - "He Lets Her Memory Go (Wild)"

Daniel Romano - "Chicken Bill"

Daniel Romano - "When I Was Abroad"

Daniel Romano - "Where No One Else Will Find It"

Daniel Romano - "That's The Very Moment"

Daniel Romano - "A New Love (Can Be Found)"

Daniel Romano -- 2013 Tour Dates
Thu May 9, 2013 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court *
Fri May 10, 2013 Denver, CO The Walnut Room *
Sat May 11, 2013 Lawrence, KS Jackpot Music Hall *
Sun May 12, 2013 St. Louis, MO Off Broadway *
Tue May 21, 2013 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom w/ Shooter Jennings
Wed May 22, 2013 Richmond, VA The National
Thu May 23, 2013 Falls Church, VA The State Theatre
Thu June 13, 2013 - Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
Fri July 19, 2013 - 35th Annual Dawson City Music Festival Dawson City, YT
Sat July 27-28, 2013 - Hillside Festival Guelph, ON
Sat August 3, 2013 - IlluminAqua Welland, ON Merritt Island
ri August 9, 2013 - Mudtown Festival Owen Sound, ON

* with Caitlin Rose

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