"The man singing these songs isn’t exactly the same man that wrote them; this album is about the story of who I used to be," says Pokey LaFarge of Rock Bottom Rhapsody, his newly-announced eighth album and his first since moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. It was produced by Chris Seefried, and the first single is the old timey barroom piano-sounding "Fuck Me Up," which comes with aa well-matched video directed by Keene McRae and Brandon Bernath. Watch/listen below. The album comes out April 10 via New West Records.

Pokey also announced a world tour, including shows at Jersey City's White Eagle Hall on June 13 and NYC's Bowery Ballroom on June 17. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday (1/24) at 10 AM and the Bowery show is on Citi presale now. All dates are listed below.

Pokey also played a role in the upcoming Netflix psychological thriller The Devil All The Time, which was directed and co-written by Antonio Campos and produced by Jake Gyllenhaal and in-demand music supervisor Randall Poster. That comes out on May 15.

Tracklist
1. Rock Bottom Rhapsody
2. End of My Rope
3. Fuck Me Up
4. Bluebird
5. Rock Bottom Reprise
6. Lucky Sometimes
7. Carry On
8. Just The Same
9. Fallen Angel
10. Storm-A-Comin’
11. Ain’t Comin’ Home
12. Lost In The Crowd
13. Rock Bottom Finale

Pokey LaFarge -- 2020 Tour Dates
April 24th Rotterdam, Netherlands - Maasilo
April 25th Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
April 26th Berlin, Germany - Roadrunners Paradise
April 29th Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
April 30th Antwerp, Belgium - De Roma
May 1st Lessines, Belgium - Roots & Roses Festival
May 2nd London, UK - Islington Assembly Hall
May 8th Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle
May 9th Mt. Airy, NC - The Earle
May 10th - Charleston, WV NPR’s Mountain Stage
May 13th - Lexington, KY The Burl
May 15th St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
May 16th St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
May 17th Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley (Lightning 100)
June 2nd Maquoqueta, IA - Codfish Hollow
June 3rd Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line
June 4th Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
June 5th Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme
June 6th Indianapolis, IN - HiFi
June 9th Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
June 10th Pittsburgh, PA - Thunderbird
June 11th Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
June 12th Annapolis, MD - Rams Head Live
June 13th Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall
June 16th Fairfield, CT - The Warehouse
June 17th New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
June 18th Boston, MA - Sinclair
June 19th Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
June 20th Albany, NY - The Egg
June 23rd Rockport, MA - Shalin Liu
June 24th Portsmouth, NH - Prescott Park
June 26th Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
June 27th Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern