Mount Eerie announces new album ‘Now Only’ & tour, shares “Distortion”
Phil Elverum has been consistently great for about two decades, and last year he released his most acclaimed album in a while with the great and heartbreaking A Crow Looked At Me, which was about the death of his wife Geneviève Elverum. When Mount Eerie supported the album on tour, he debuted a bunch of new songs, many of which will appear on a new album, Now Only, which comes out March 16 via P.W. Elverum & Sun. The first single is the 11-minute "Distortion," which is similar in theme and lyrical style to the bare, honest writing of A Crow Looked At Me, and -- as the title hints -- brings in a bit of doomy distortion. Listen and check out the tracklist below. That's the album artwork above.
Mount Eerie also has newly-announced tour dates coming up, including a Queens show on March 22 at Knockdown Center. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (1/19) at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.
In case you missed it, our metal sister site Invisible Oranges recently ran a piece by Phil Elverum on black metal. Read it here.
1. Tintin In Tibet
3. Now Only
5. Two Paintings by Nikolai Astrup
6. Crow pt. 2
Mount Eerie -- 2018 Tour Dates
Jan. 19 – Auckland, NZ – Academy Cinemas
Jan. 21 – Perth, AU – Mojos
Jan. 23 – Sydney, AU – City Recital Hall
Jan. 24 – Melbourne, AU – Melbourne Recital Centre
Jan. 25 – Castlemaine, AU – Theatre Royal
Feb. 22 – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall (Two Performances)
Mar. 22 – Maspeth, NY – Knockdown Center
Mar. 24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian
Mar. 29 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
Mar. 30 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theatre