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Chelsea Wolfe streaming new song “The Mother Road”

Posted by on June 18, 2019

Chelsea Wolfe has announced her new album Birth of Violence will be released on September 13th via Sargent House. Today (18th), the artist has unleashed the first single taken from the follow-up to 2017’s Hiss Spun with “The Mother Road,” which is an ode to Route 66. The record circles around multiple subjects including modern tragedies such as school shootings, the poisoning of the planet as well as her personal experiences. The LP once again sees her longtime collaborator Ben Chisholm as the writing and recording took place in complete solitude of her remote home in Northern California.

Wolfe commented on Birth of Violence:

“I’ve been in a state of constant motion for the past eight years or so; touring, moving, playing new stages, exploring new places and meeting new people-an incredible time of learning and growing as a musician and performer. But after awhile, I was beginning to lose a part of myself. I needed to take some time away from the road to get my head straight, to learn to take better care of myself, and to write and record as much as I can while I have ‘Mercury in my hands,’ as a wise friend put it.”

Listen to “The Mother Road” below and pre-order the album here:

 

Tracklist:

01) The Mother Road

02) American Darkness

03) Birth of Violence

04) Deranged for Rock & Roll

05) Be All Things

06) Erde

07) When Anger Turns to Honey

08) Dirt Universe

09) Little Grave

10) Preface to a Dream Play

11) Highway

 

Acoustic tour dates w/ special guest Ioanna Gika

08/31 Pasadena, CA @ Pasadena Daydream Festival (Non Acoustic Set/ no Ioanna Gika)

10/18 San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park

10/19 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom

10/21 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

10/22 Estes Park, CO @ Stanley Hotel

10/24 Chicago, IL @ Metro

10/25 Detroit, MI @ Senate Theater

10/26 Toronto, ONT @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre

10/27 Montreal, QC @ Le National

10/29 Boston, MA @ Royale

10/31 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

11/01 New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel

11/03 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club

11/04 Charlotte, NC @ McGlohon Theater

11/05 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West

11/06 Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge

11/08 Dallas, TX @ Texas Theatre

11/09 Austin, TX @ Levitation

11/10 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

11/12 Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf

11/13 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress

11/15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Palace Theatre

11/16 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom

11/18 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

11/20 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox

11/21 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre

 

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