Patty Griffin will release her 10th studio album on 8th March through PGM Recordings Label via Thirty Tigers.
The self-titled album was recorded at Griffin’s home in Austin, Texas with longtime collaborator Craig Ross who co-produced. The band was made up of friends and frequent accompanists including Ross, guitarist David Pulkingham, drummer/percussionist Conrad Choucroun, cellist Lindsey Verrill, pianist Stephen Barber, and Robert Plant, who contributes backing vocals on two tracks.
The first track to be released from the album is River, which you can hear below:
The new album is the follow-up to 2015’s Grammy Award nominated Servant of Love. It collects together personal stories from Griffin’s battle with cancer and the shift in American politics.
Griffin will support the album with a world tour with European dates scheduled for May.
The track listing for Patty Griffin is:
1. Mama’s Worried
3. Where I Come From
5. Had a Good Reason
7. What Now
8. Luminous Places
10. Boys From Tralee
11. The Wheel
12. What I Remember
13. Just The Same
Patty Griffin will play the following Europe and UK tour dates:
Fri 3rd – Cork, Ireland, Cyprus Avenue
Sat 4th – Dingle, Ireland, Féile na Bealtaine Arts Festival
Sun 5th – Kilkenny, Ireland, Roots Festival
Tues 7th – Belfast, Black Box
Thu 9th – Edinburgh, Queens Hall
Sat 11th – Pocklington, Arts Centre
Sun 12th – Sheffield, Memorial Hall
Mon 13th – Gateshead, The Sage (Hall 2)
Wed 15th – London, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Fri 17th – Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Lantaren Vester
Sat 18th – Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Het Zonnehuis
Tickets for all announced shows go on sale today and tickets for the London show go on sale Wednesday 30th.