JUANITA STEIN AMERICA ACOUSTIC EP 16th February PLUS – New Tour Dates with The Killers, Bryan Ferry and First 2018 Festival Shows Announced

Juanita Stein will release the America Acoustic EP on 16th February 2018. The Howling Bells frontwoman turned solo artist, who released her America album (Nude Records) last July, recorded the EP at home in Brighton in between recent tour dates with The Killers and her own solo shows.

Says Stein: “I had been asked to record some acoustic tracks for a radio station in the US and it occurred to me whilst doing so just how intimate and special these recordings could be. Ultimately, that’s how all my songs are born: just my self and a guitar usually in my bedroom. So it feels like a deeply honest representation of the music, without any outside interference at all. I wanted them to remain sparse, just a few harmonies and layering. It’s an exercise in itself, leaving the songs bare as bones. A lot of my favourite music tends to be all encompassing or artfully restrained. I wanted this to be just so.”

Made up of the acoustic versions of songs from her acclaimed debut solo album, along with Stein’s cover of Johnny Cash’s A Thing Called Love, a song she often performs at her live shows, the tracklisting for the EP runs as follows:

1. I’ll Cry
2. Cold Comfort
3. A Thing Called Love
4. Florence
5. America
6. Someone Else’s Dime

Pre-order ‘America Acoustic EP’ HERE

Juanita Stein will rejoin The Killers for a string of European dates this February and March, before joining Bryan Ferry for his extensive spring tour, which starts in Cardiff on 9th April and concludes with shows at London’s Palladium (1 May) and Eventim Apollo (3 May). She has also just been announced for her festival show this year as part of the bill for Black Deer, joining artists including Iron & Wine, Passenger and Jason Isbell at this celebration of Americana and Country music in its debut year, as well as appearing at SxSW in Austin, Texas in March. Full dates are:

19th Feb Helsinki, FIN, Hartwell Arena (with The Killers) Tickets
23rd Feb Oslo, NOR, Telenor Arena (with The Killers) Tickets
24th Feb Stockholm, SWE, Globen (with The Killers) Tickets
25th Feb Copenhagen, DEN, Royal Arena (with The Killers) Tickets
27th Feb Berlin, GER, Mercedes-Benz Arena (with The Killers) Tickets
28th Feb Amsterdam, NEL, Ziggo Dome (with The Killers) Tickets
1st March Esch Alzette, LUX, Rockhal (with The Killers) Tickets
3rd March Paris, FRA, Le Zenith (with The Killers) Tickets
5th March Cologne, GER, Lanxess Arena (with The Killers) Tickets
6th March Antwerp, BEL, Sportpaleis (with The Killers) Tickets
14-17 March Austin, TX, USA – SxSW Festival

9th April Cardiff, St David’s Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
11th April Liverpool, Philharmonic (with Bryan Ferry)
13th April Manchester, Apollo (with Bryan Ferry)
15th April Newcastle, City Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
17th April Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
19th April Edinburgh, Usher Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
21st April Dublin, Olympia (with Bryan Ferry)
23rd April Belfast. Waterfront (with Bryan Ferry)
25th April Bristol, Colton Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
27th April Oxford, New Theatre (with Bryan Ferry)
29th April Birmingham, Symphony Hall (with Bryan Ferry)
1st May London, Palladium (with Bryan Ferry)
3rd May London, Eventim Apollo (with Bryan Ferry)

22-24 June Black Deer Festival, Tunbridge Wells

LISTEN TO ‘AMERICA’ ON SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC

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