Strand Of Oaks Announces New Album and Tour Dates, Releases Therapeutic ‘Weird Ways’: Listen


Tim Showalter, often known as Strand of Oaks, introduced a brand new album titled Eraserland and dropped the weak new observe "Weird Ways" at this time (Jan. 15). Showalter additionally introduced the schedule for his North American tour, kicking off in April.

"Weird Ways" is about lastly reaching a second of readability after a tough interval. "I don't really feel it anymore," Showalter sings, bringing gut-punching honesty to the observe as he confesses that he "dug too deep." Still, the individuals who love him in his life the place capable of deliver him into the sunshine.

The accompanying visible exhibits Showalter in a recording studio with buddies, alluding to the actual course of of making the theraputic document.

The single will seem on Showalter's upcoming album Eraserland, which he labored on with My Morning Jacket members Carl Broemel, Bo Koster, Patrick Hallahan and Tom Blnkenship.

"When I used to be writing these songs, every single day I might stroll on the seaside and I used to be utterly alone and overwhelmed by worry," Showalter mentioned in a press launch of the LP. "But then I spotted how there actually aren’t any guidelines for who you might be, who you’ll turn out to be, or who you suppose you could be. Eraserland is simply that. It’s demise to ego, and rebirth to something or anybody you wish to be."

"This venture appeared to simply fall collectively naturally,” added Broemel, the guitarist for My Morning Jacket. “I felt drawn to Tim’s constructive vitality and his albums...I threw it on the market that I’d be completely satisfied to assist in any manner I may with the document." 

Check out "Weird Ways" beneath, and see Strand of Oaks' tour dates after the soar.

Tour Dates

four/10 -- FM Kirby Center - Wilkes-Barre, PA
four/11 -- U Street Music Hall - Washington, D.C.
four/12 -- Motorco Music Hall - Durham, NC
four/13 -- The Earl - Atlanta, GA
four/14 -- Saturn - Birmingham, AL
four/16 -- Antone’s - Austin, TX
four/17 -- Three Links - Dallas, TX
four/19 -- Meow Wolf - Santa Fe, NM
four/20 -- Valley Bar - Phoenix, AZ
four/22 -- Teragram Ballroom - Los Angeles, CA 
four/23 -- The Independent - San Francisco, CA
four/25 -- Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR
four/26 -- Neumos - Seattle, WA
four/27 -- Biltmore Cabaret - Vancouver, BC
four/28 -- The Bartlett - Spokane, WA
5/1 -- Turf Club - Minneapolis, MN
5/2 -- High Noon Saloon - Madison, WI
5/three -- Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
5/four -- The Hi-Fi - Indianapolis, IN
5/6 -- Beachland Tavern - Cleveland, OH
5/7 -- Club Cafe - Pittsburgh, PA
5/eight -- Sinclair - Boston, MA
5/9 -- Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY
5/10 -- Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA 
5/24 -- Privatclub - Berlin, GERMANY
5/25 -- TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, AMSTERDAM
5/26 -- TRIX - Antwerp, BELGIUM
5/27 -- Omeara - London, UK