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COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS – Announces new album ‘Old Flowers’ out 5th June + UK Live dates

March 8, 2020

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS

ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM
‘OLD FLOWERS’
OUT 5TH JUNE

LISTEN TO NEW SONG “IF I TOLD” 

SPRING TOUR DATES CONFIRMED INCLUDING LONDON’S OMEARA

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Courtney Marie Andrews will release her highly anticipated new album, Old Flowers5th June on Loose / Fat Possum Records (pre-order). In advance of the release, the new album track, “If I Told,” is premiering today.

Listen/share HERE.

In celebration of the album, Andrews will return to Europe in June for a handful of shows including London’s Omeara on 18th June. See below for complete details. 

Created in the aftermath of a long-term relationship, Old Flowers features Andrews’ most vulnerable writing to date on ten new songs that chronicle her journey through heartbreak, loneliness and finding herself again after it all. 

Andrews reflects, “Old Flowers is about heartbreak. There are a million records and songs about that, but I did not lie when writing these songs. This album is about loving and caring for the person you know you can’t be with. It’s about being afraid to be vulnerable after you’ve been hurt. It’s about a woman who is alone, but okay with that, if it means truth. This was my truth this year—my nine-year relationship ended and I’m a woman alone in the world, but happy to know herself.” 

Produced by Andrew Sarlo (Bon Iver, Big Thief), the album was recorded at Sound Space Studio and features only three musicians: Andrews (vocals, acoustic guitar, piano), Twain’s Matthew Davidson (bass, celeste, mellotron, pedal steel, piano, pump organ, wurlitzer, background vocals) and Big Thief’s James Krivchenia (drums, percussion).

Of their intention, Sarlo adds, “Before we got to the studio, we agreed to prioritize making this record as cathartic and minimal as possible—focusing on Courtney’s voice and her intention behind the songs. Because of this, the record is all about performance. I believe a great recording is the chemistry between everything during basics and the ability to feel something happening instead of obsessing over the perfect take. Courtney embraced this approach and we ended up with a raw, natural and human record.”

OLD FLOWERS TRACK LIST

1. Burlap String

2. Guilty

3. If I Told

4. Together Or Alone 

5. Carnival Dream

6. Old Flowers

7. Break The Spell

8. It Must Be Someone Else’s Fault 

9. How You Get Hurt 

10. Ships In The Night

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS UK TOUR DATES

June 16—Birmingham, U.K.—Hare & Hounds

June 17—Pocklington, U.K.—Pocklington Arts Centre

June 18—London, U.K.— Omeara

June 19-21—Tunbridge Wells, UK—Black Deer Festival 

June 21—Nottingham, U.K.—Metronome

June 22—Oxford, U.K.—Wesley Memorial Church 

www.courtneymarieandrews.com


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