PhosphorescentAs previously mentioned, Phosphorescent's new album is all Willie Nelson covers.

Phosphorescent are hitting the road in support of To Willie, their February 3 release on Dead Oceans. To Willie finds Phosphorescent digging into the Willie Nelson catalog, covering not classics, but deep album cuts. The songs collected on To Willie seem cracked from Phosphorescent's proprietary mold with Matthew Houck's unmistakable voice leading the way. They feel lived in, they feel weathered and they feel just like Phosphorescent.

On February 26, Phosphorescent kicks off a US tour in support of To Willie. In Brooklyn, San Francisco, Los Angeles and at a SXSW performance (to be announced), Phosphorescent will be performing the album in its entirety. Of course they will be playing selections from the album every night on tour, but wanted to give fans something special to celebrate the release of this album.

The NYC show that Phos is performing the the full album at, is the previously-announced February 28th Bell House show that is still on sale. Stay tuned for more details on the SXSW show.

Willie Nelson (the actual one) tour dates HERE. Phosphorescent dates below...

Phosphorescent- Reasons to Quit (Willie Nelson Cover)

Phosphorescent - 2009 Tour Dates
02/26/09 Northhampton, MA - Iron Horse
02/27/09 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs
02/28/09 Brooklyn, NY - Bell House (Performing To Willie)
03/02/09 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
03/03/09 Columbus, OH - The Summit
03/05/09 Bloomington, IN - The Cinemat
03/06/09 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
03/07/09 Madison, WI - University of Wisconsin - Memorial
03/10/09 Seattle, WA - Nectar Lounge
03/11/09 Portland, OR - Holocene
03/13/09 San Francisco, CA - Cafe Du Nord (Performing To Willie)
03/14/09 Los Angeles, CA - The Regent Theatre (Performing To Willie)
03/17-03/20/09 Austin, TX - SXSW (Performing To Willie once)
03/21/09 Houston, TX - Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
03/25/09 Atlanta, GA - The Drunken Unicorn w/ Deer Tick
03/26/09 Durham, NC - Duke Coffee House w/ Deer Tick
03/27/09 Baltimore, MD - G Spot: Audio/Visual Playground w/ Deer Tick
03/28/09 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's w/ Deer Tick

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