The Deer releasing new album on Keeled Scales (stream “Move To Girls”)
Austin folkies The Deer (fka Grace Park & The Deer) began as the solo project of Grace Rowland before turning into a full band in 2012. Three albums and tons of live shows followed, and they've now signed to Keeled Scales (home to Erin Durant, Big Thief's Buck Meek, Phosphorescent's Jo Schornikow, and more) for their fourth album, Do No Harm, which comes out November 1 via their new label home (pre-order). We're premiering lead single "Move To Girls," which is a lovely folk song with an atmospheric edge that should appeal to fans of other artists in or around the Keeled Scales family (like Big Thief). Grace says:
Tour six months out of the year and tell me you don't re-evaluate your whole life every time you leave. My well-worn route to love and companionship had always represented only a small part of my orientation, and this song is about the changes that came about when I was able to confront it. I had been laying it out track by track for so long, but my path was full of divots and plateaus, curves and runways; it needed bridges in some places, step stones in others.
Listen to the new song and check out the album artwork and tracklist below.
The Deer are playing a hometown release show at Antone's in Austin on October 18, and they're touring the West Coast after that. All dates are listed below.
1. Confetti To The Hurricane
2. Move To Girls
3. Nothing Hurt
5. Stark Raven
7. Chill Veil
8. How Not To Die
9. Interstellar Frontier
10. Walking in Space
The Deer -- 2019 Tour Dates
October 18 | Austin, TX at Antone's
October 29 | Ashland, OR at Brickroom
October 31 | Eugene, OR at Wildcraft Cider Works
November 1 | Portland, OR at The Old Church
November 2 | Seattle, WA at Conor Bryne
November 5 | Mystic, UT at Mystic Hot Springs
November 7 | Denver, CO at The Lost Lake
November 8 | Gold Hill, CO at Gold Hill Inn
November 9 | Carbondale, CO at Steve’s Guitars
November 14 | Burnet, TX at UtopiaFest Eleven