Kishi Bashi Shares “Can’t Let Go, Juno” Video via NPR, Festival Dates & US Tour This Spring

February 19, 2017

Kishi Bashi Shares “Can’t Let Go, Juno” Video via NPR

US Tour Kicks Off April 6th,
Out Now via Joyful Noise Recordings

Released in September to widespread praise, Sonderlust — Kishi Bashi’s third studio album, produced by Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor — marked the songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and violin virtuoso’s most intimate and adventurous work to date. With songs ranging from shiny synth-pop jams to danceable disco-influenced bangers, it’s been described as an album “full of surprises” (The Wall Street Journal) and Kishi Bashi’s “best album by a mile” (Stereogum).

Kishi Bashi shares a cinematic video for Sonderlust single “Can’t Let Go, Juno.” In it, he plays a driver for car service Liftūr, picking up a diverse group of individuals and witnessing their unique stories play out in the back seat of his car. K shares his inspiration behind the video with NPR noting how it ties into the definition of “sonderlust” (the idea that every random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own, and the desire to make an emotional connection with these strangers): “While my character is detached in his own universe, the various and dynamic  lives of complete strangers are colliding (sometimes literally) into my world, screaming for a connection that I cannot give


Kishi Bashi will be making stops at Savannah Stopover and Treeport Music Fest before heading out on a string of US dates in April — see below for all upcoming shows.

Kishi Bashi on Tour:
3/9: Savannah Stopover Festival (tickets)
3/25: Treefort Music Fest (tickets)
3/26: Treefort Music Fest (tickets)
4/6: Birmingham, AL (tickets)
4/7: Nashville, TN – Basement East (tickets)
4/8: Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe (tickets)
4/9: Iowa City, IA – Mission Creek Fest (tickets)
4/10: Madison, WI – High Noon (tickets)
4/11: Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall (tickets)
4/12: Grand Rapids, MI – Calvin College (tickets)
4/13: Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar (tickets)
4/14: Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theater (tickets)
4/16: Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater (tickets)
4/18: Northampton, MA – Pearl Street (tickets)
4/19: Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall (tickets)
4/20: Burlington, VT – Signal Kitchen (tickets)
4/21: Hamden, CT – The Ballroom (tickets)
4/22: Providence, RI – Columbus Theatre (tickets)
4/23: Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg (tickets)
4/25: Norfolk, VA – The NorVa (tickets)
4/26: Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater (tickets)
4/27: Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle (tickets)

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