According to a spokeman for Impossible City mainstay Wilco, has confirmed that thier follow-up to 2007’s Grammy Nominated Sky Blue Sky should be available sometime in June!
Appearantly they recorded much of the yet-to-be titled album last month in New Zealand whilst contributing to the new project Neil Finn‘s, of Crowded House fame, has been working on. The final touches are being completed now at their “Under-World Famous” Chicago studio, the Loft.
In early March, Jeff Tweedy is due to head to Good ‘Ol Sunny Los Angeles to mix the record with Jim Scott, who also handled production and engineering duties.
A sneek peek at new song titles are as follows: “Deeper Down,” “My Country Has Disappeared,” “Sunny Feeling,” “One Wing,” and “Wilco, the Song.” The later was performed on yet another of Impossible City’s favorites, The Colbert Report. Watch the video here.
Before the album’s release — and the band’s appearance at the 2009 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival — Wilco will go on a short U.S. tour in April. Following several solo Tweedy dates in March, the tour will kick off April 14 with a two-date residency in Our favorite Little-Big City Milwaukee, WI, and wrap up April 25 at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. They have enlisted Chamber-folk group A Hawk and a Handsaw to open most of the dates.
Wilco’s tour dates:
3/26, Burlington, VT (Higher Ground) (Jeff Tweedy solo)@
3/27, Northampton, MA (Calvin Theatre) (Jeff Tweedy solo)@
3/28, Beacon, NY (Beacon High Auditorium) (Jeff Tweedy solo) (Benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater)@
4/14, Milwaukee, WI (Pabst Theatre)%
4/15, Milwaukee, WI (Pabst Theatre) %
4/16, Bloomington, IN (IU Auditorium)%
4/17, Athens, OH (Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium)%
4/18, Knoxville, TN (Tennessee Theatre)%
4/20, Athens, GA (Classic Center)%
4/21, Asheville, NC (Thomas Wolfe Auditorium)%
4/22, Birmingham, AL (Sloss Furnaces)%
4/23, Oxford, MS (Lyric Oxford)%
4/25, New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival)
% w/A Hawk and a Handsaw)
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