My Brightest Diamond releasing a new LP, ‘This Is My Hand,’ shares “Pressure,” touring (dates & stream)
by Andrew Sacher
My Brightest Diamond at Bowery Ballroom in 2013 (more by Caroline Harrison)
Shara Worden is set to release her fifth My Brightest Diamond album, This Is My Hand, on September 16 via Asthmatic Kitty. The first single from the album, "Pressure," has MBD in great form, offering another helping of the arty chamber pop she's become known for. It sounds like a winner for longtime fans, and if you're unfamiliar, anyone who digs the last few St. Vincent records or Sufjan's Age of Adz should check this out too. You can listen over at NPR.
My Brightest Diamond has a European tour scheduled for the fall, and though no North American tour has been announced yet, there's a few dates scheduled including ACL and a NYC show happening just before that on September 25 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (6/6) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (6/4) at noon.
All dates (including a few Shara solo appearances) are listed, with the video for "Be Brave" from her last album, below...
My Brightest Diamond - "Be Brave"
My Brightest Diamond -- 2014 Tour Dates
June 18 to 19 Amsterdam, NL - Holland Festival: Shara Worden in You Us We All
June 28 5:00 pm Bialystock, POL - My Brightest Diamond @ Halfway Festival
June 30 6:30 pm Chicago, IL - My Brightest Diamond @ Downtown Sound
July 15 7:30 pm Boulder, CO - Shara Worden @ Chautauqua Auditorium
July 30 8:15 pm Becket, MA - Shara Worden sings in Chalk & Soot @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
September 22 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
September 25 New York, NY - My Brightest Diamond @ Bowery Ballroom
October 3 to Oct 12 Austin, TX - My Brighest Diamond @ Austin City Limits Music Festival
October 17 7:00 pm Stockholm, Sweden - Scandic Grand Central
October 18 7:00 pm Gothenburg, Sweden - Folkteatern Foajébaren
October 19 7:00 pm Copenhagen, Denmark - Loppen
October 21 7:00 pm Hamburg, Germany - Knust
October 22 7:00 pm Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof
October 24 7:00 pm Brussels, Belgium - Botanique Rotonde
October 25 7:00 pm Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso Noord - Tolhuistuin
October 26 7:00 pm Paris, France - Bababoum
October 28 7:00 pm London, United Kingdom - Village Underground
October 29 7:00 pm Leeds, United Kingdom - Brundenell Social Club
October 30 7:00 pm Glasgow, United Kingdom - Oran Mor
October 31 7:00 pm Dublin, Ireland - Workman's Club