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Andy Shauf Debuts "The Worst In You"
Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Andy Shauf Debuts "The Worst In You"

Consequence of Sound is premiering a new track from Andy Shauf’s forthcoming album The Party which comes out May 20th.

The song is called “The Worst In You,” and blends elements of Bert Jansch-like baroque folk with a highly melodic sixties pop. The Guardian recently called Shauf an “Indie Burt Bacharach” with the “appeal of the hippest mainstream 70s songwriters, up to and including Nilsson.” And yet the gifted young singer-songwriter from Saskatchewan has managed to craft it all into a evocative sound that is both captivating and an ideal accompaniment to his immense literary gifts.

Shauf says of the song, " 'The Worst in You' came together really late in the recording of the album. I wrote it in about ten minutes while I was stuck on another song. It's about a guy trying to find his girlfriend at a party, and about how easy it is to jump to negative conclusions."

Listen to “The Worst In You” by Andy Shauf here:

Early on Andy Shauf toured Western Canada playing DIY punk venues with just an acoustic guitar. In 2015 he gained attention with an album called The Bearer of Bad News, which he wrote and recorded in his parents' basement, and which NPR called one of “2015's most breathtaking albums.”

The new album The Party is not exactly a concept record, but it was a way for Shauf to get out of his own head. More like an after-party record for the next day’s hangover, when only Shauf’s songs can make sense of the emotionally-charged scenarios which played out the night before. Welcome to The Party. It’s one you’ll never forget.

Andy Shauf is currently touring Europe with The Lumineers and set to open for case/lang/veirs on their anticipated tour this June.

Andy Shauf Live Dates:
APR 14 - BRISTOL, UK (Academy) w/ Lumineers
APR 15 - GLASGOW, UK (Barrowlands) w/ Lumineers
APR 16 – EDINBURGH, UK (Mash House)
APR 17 – DUBLIN, IE (Olympia) w/ Lumineers
APR 18 – DUBLIN, IE (Olympia) w/ Lumineers
APR 19 – MANCHESTER, UK (Albert Hall) w/ Lumineers
APR 20 – LIVERPOOL, UK – Studio 2
APR 21 – LEEDS, UK – Brudenell Social Club
APR 24 – LONDON, UK – Brixton Academy w/ Lumineers
APR 25 – SOUTHAMPTON, UK - Joiners Arms w/ Lumineers
APR 27 – PARIS, FR – Trianon w/ Lumineers
APR 28 – BRUSSELS, BE – AB w/ Lumineers
APR 29 – AMSTERDAM, NL – Melkweg w/ Lumineers
APR 30 – ROTTERDAM, NL – Paradijskerk
MAY 1 – GRONINGEN, NL – Grand Theatre Up
MAY 2 – COLOGNE, DE – E-Werk w/ Lumineers
MAY 4 – HAMBURG, DE – Grosse Freiheit 36 w/ Lumineers
MAY 6 – BERLIN, DE – Admiralspalast w/ Lumineers
MAY 8 – STOCKHOLM, SE – Berns w/ Lumineers
MAY 9 – OSLO, NO - Rockefeller w/ Lumineers
MAY 10 – COPENHAGEN, DK – Vega w/ Lumineers
MAY 11 – MALMO, SE – Grand
MAY 12 – GOTHENBURG, SE – Oceanen
MAY 14 - BERLIN, DE - Baumhausbar
MAY 15 - PRAGUE, CZ - Le Royal
MAY 16 – VIENNA, AT – B72
MAY 17 – ZURICH, CH – Exil
MAY 18 – GENEVA, CH – Kalvingrad
MAY 19 – BRUSSELS, BE – Les Nuits Botanique: Grand Salon de Concert
MAY 20 – HAMBURG, DE - Molotow
MAY 21 - COLOGNE, DE - Gabaude 9
MAY 23 – AMSTERDAM, NL – Paradiso
MAY 25 – LONDON, UK – Bush Hall w/ Evening Hymns
MAY 26 – BRIGHTON, UK – The Hope and Ruin w/ Evening Hymns
MAY 30 – LILLE, FR – La Peniche
MAY 31 – PARIS, FR – Mecanique Ondulatoire
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 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 9 - WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg Folk 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 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

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