by Andrew Sacher

James Vincent McMorrow in Chicago in 2011 (more by Ben Rodig)

Dublin singer/songwriter James Vincent McMorrow first surfaced in 2010 with his debut LP, Early in the Morning, which was more than a little indebted to the falsetto-voiced indie folk of Bon Iver. It's now been a few years and he's re-invented himself pretty significantly for the album's followup, Post Tropical (due out 1/14 via Vagrant), which sees him taking his falsetto-tinged folk in more soulful, ambient electronic directions, so it's a little more like James Blake than Bon Iver this time around, but it's also pretty distinct-sounding on its own. The whole album is pretty gorgeous, and a lot more promising than his debut would have hinted. You can stream the album in full on iTunes Radio and listen to its single, "Cavalier" plus a recent live session video of that song, below.

James is part of the just-announced Coachella 2014 lineup, and he's since revealed that he'll be doing a full North American tour leading up to his appearance at the fest. That tour includes NYC shows on April 9 at Bowery Ballroom and April 11 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets for both NYC shows go on sale Friday, January 17 at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (1/15) at noon.

All dates are listed, along with the song stream and video, below...


James Vincent McMorrow - "Cavalier" Live Session

James Vincent McMorrow - "Cavalier"


Post Tropical Tracklist:
01. Cavalier
02. The Lakes
03. Red Dust
04. Gold
05. All Points
06. Look Out
07. Repeating
08. Post Tropical
09. Glacier
10. Outside, Digging

James Vincent McMorrow -- 2014 North American Tour Dates
3/17 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
3/18 - San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
3/20 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
3/21 - Vancouver, BC @ The Rio Theatre
3/23 - Edmonton, AB @ McDougall United Church
3/25 - Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Centre
3/26 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Centre
3/27 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
3/28 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
3/30 - London, ON @ London Music Hall
4/01 - Waterloo, ON @ Starlight
4/02 - Toronto, ON @ The Danforth Music Hall
4/03 - Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
4/04 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
4/05 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
4/08 - Washington, DC @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
4/09 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
4/11 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
4/13 & 4/20 - Coachella

European Tour Dates:
January 15 London Rough Trade East
January 24 Manchester Manchester Cathedral
January 25 Bristol St George's
January 26 London Barbican Centre
January 28 Glasgow Celtic Connections @ City Hall
January 30 Galway Seapoint
January 31 Cork Cork Opera House
February 1 Limerick University Concert Hall
February 2 Kilkenny The Set Theatre
February 4 Dublin National Concert Hall
February 5 Dublin National Concert Hall
February 6 Dublin National Concert Hall


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