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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Andy Shauf Shares "The Worst In You"

Highly acclaimed young singer-songwriter Andy Shauf has released an entrancing new video for his song “The Worst In You” from new album The Party, which Stereogum called “a lovely, luxuriant thing you should hear” and inspired comparisons to both Harry Nilsson and Randy Newman from NPR Music.

The video is directed by artist Winston Hacking and, like their previous collaboration on Shauf’s track “The Magician,” it uses a wondrously textured animated “"paperteered" collage to match the evocative feel of the song.

Watch the video for “The Worst In You” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IN6fPFNStw

Shauf’s new album The Party merges an intensely emotive pop sound with lyrics that could have been pulled from some beloved literary classic. The reaction has been a near unprecedented amount of critical praise.

Reviews Of Andy Shauf’s The Party

"★★★★ - The Canadian songwriter's hazy harmonies and easy keys belie the intricate concept of his fourth full album. Using sharp snapshots and strange characters, Shauf paints an endearing sketch of his house's many moods." - MOJO

"★★★★!" - The Independent (UK)

“Partygoers collapse or embarrass themselves; strings, clarinets and lush Harry Nilsson-style moments all add to the snapshot of an accomplished new voice." - Guardian

"A graduate of the school of Burt Bacharach, solo Lennon, Macca and Wings, the Carpenters, Harry Nilsson and Elliott Smith, Shauf can locate the game-changing chord that great songs pivot on, for which lesser talents fumble in vain. The Party conceals killer lyrics in music of extraordinary beauty and lushness." - The Sunday Times (UK)

"...one of the single most promising voices to emerge from Canada in recent memory." - Flood Magazine

"★★★★...nods to the '70s soft rock of Harry Nilsson or Josh Rouse's homage to that era....a real talent." - Daily Express (UK)

“An exceptionally fine record” – Sunday Express

Tour Dates

Andy Shauf is currently on tour in Europe where he opened for The Lumineers. He will be returning to North America where he will be joining case/lang/veirs on their anticipated tour this June.

JUN 2 – BARCELONA, ES – Primavera
JUN 3 – BARCELONA, ES – Primavera
JUN 9 - NEW YORK, NY - Bowery Ballroom w/ Son Little
JUN 22 - SAN DIEGO, CA - Humphrey’s w/ case/lang/veirs
JUN 23 - LOS ANGELES, CA - Greek Theatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUN 24 – VISALIA, CA – The Cellar Door
JUN 25 - SARATOGA, CA - The Mountain Winery w/ case/lang/veirs
JUN 28 - VICTORIA, BC - Royal Theatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUN 29 - VANCOUVER, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUN 30 - SEATTLE, WA - Woodland Park Amphitheatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 2 - PORTLAND, OR - Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 5 - BEND, OR - Athletic Club of Bend w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 7- WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg Folk Festival
JUL 22 - GUELPH, ON - Hillside Festival
JUL 23 - LOWELL, MA - Boarding House Park w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 26 - BROOKLYN, NY - BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 27 - WASHINGTON, DC - Lincoln Theatre w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 28 - WASHINGTON, DC - Lincoln Theatre w/ case/lang/viers
JUL 29 - ATLANTA, GA - Atlanta Botanical Garden w/ case/lang/veirs
JUL 31 - NEW ORLEANS, LA - The Joy Theater w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 2 - SAN ANTONIO, TX - Tobin Center for the Performing Arts w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 3 - AUSTIN, TX - Long Center for the Performing Arts w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 4 - DALLAS, TX - Winspear Opera House w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 6 - NASHVILLE, TN - Ryman Auditorium w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 7 - CHICAGO, IL - Chicago Theatre w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 9 - BAYFIELD, WI - Big Top Chautauqua w/ case/lang/veirs
AUG 10 - APPLE VALLEY, MN - Weesner Amphitheater w/ case/lang/veirs
DEC 08 - OTTAWA, ON - National Arts Centre

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