Top Tune of the Week

Week of October 18, 2017

Tift Merritt - Eastern Light

(click song title above to listen)

And still my shadow is waiting for you
like it always used to
Hanging around and looking behind me
so that you can find me
In the eastern light

On this week’s Top Tune, Tift Merritt accompanied by Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, delivers a gorgeous and haunting elegy to a failed relationship. It’s one of our faves on Merritt’s most recent album Stitch of the World which features the best of the best; Jay Bellerose on drums, Jennifer Condos on bass, Eric Heywood on pedal steel, and Marc Ribot on guitar.

“This album will be on many year-end lists come December” – Exclaim.

Tift’s UK/EU Fall tour begins Monday Oct 23rd with the great Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires including a headlining show at St. Barnabas Church in Oxford on don’t miss!

10/23 Omeara – London UK
10/24 St Barnabas – Oxford UK
10/25 Albert Hall – Manchester UK
10/26 O2 Academy – Glasgow UK
10/27 Olympia Theatre – Dublin, Ireland
10/29 Brighton Dome – Brighton UK
10/30 Roundhouse – London UK
10/31 Symphony Hall – Birmingham UK
11/2 Le Cafe de la Danse – Paris, France
11/3 Ancienne Belgique – Brussels, Belgium
11/4 TakeRoot Festival – Groningen, Netherlands
11/6 Paradise – Amsterdam, Netherlands
11/7 Uebel & Gefährlich – Hamburg, Germany
11/8 Columbia Theater – Berlin, Germany
11/10 Sentrum Sene – Oslo, Norway
11/11 Sentrum Scene – Oslo, Norway
11/12 Munchenbryggeriet – Stockholm, Sweden
11/14 DR Koncerthuset – Kobenhavn, Denmark
11/17 Cafe Berlin – Madrid, Spain
11/18 Rocksound – Barcelona, Spain
11/19 MusicBox – Lisbon, Portugal

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