Big Thief Release Music Video for “Mythological Beauty”

Brooklyn, New York’s own, Big Thief has released their music video for “Mythological Beauty,” directed by Vanessa Haddad and filmed by Adam Gundersheimer. Big Thief’s forthcoming LP is titled Capacity (11 tracks) and “Mythological Beauty” is their first single, which was released on April 5th along with the accompanying music video, which can be viewed below. Capacity is due out June 9th through Saddle Creek.Pre-order Capacity it here.

 

There is a darker darkness and a lighter light on this album. The songs search for a deeper level of self-acceptance, to embrace the world within and without. I think Masterpiece began that process, as a first reaction from inside the pain, and Capacity continues that examination with a wider perspective. Singer and Guitarist Adrianne Lenker explained about the new forthcoming album, Capacity.

 

 

Capacity Tracklist:
01. Pretty Things
02. Shark Smile
03. Capacity
04. Watering
05. Coma
06. Great White Shark
07. Mythological Beauty
08. Objects
09. Haley
10. Mary
11. Black Diamonds

In support, Big Thief will tour North America and Europe through the end of August, including a bunch of dates with Conor Oberst.

Big Thief 2017 Tour Dates:
05/31 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre ^
06/01 – Nelsonville, OH @ Nelsonville Art & Music Festival
06/02 – Richmond, VA @ Friday Cheers at Brown’s Island ^
06/03 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa ^
06/04 – Wilmington, NC @ The Throne Theater ^
06/06 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
06/07 – Lancaster, PA @ Arcade Lancaster
06/09 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade NYC
06/22 – Kingston, NY @ BSP Kingston
06/23-25 – North Adams, MA @ Solid Sound Festival
06/27 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
06/28 – Toronto, ON @ Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
06/29 – Buffalo, NY @ Traif Music Hall
06/30 – Toledo, OH @ Ottawa Tavern
07/01 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Bell’s Eccentric Cafe
07/02 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
07/03 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
07/05 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
07/06-09 – Winnipeg, MB @ Winnipeg Folk Festival
07/10 – Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
07/11 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
07/12 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
07/13 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room ^
07/14 – Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theatre ^
07/14-16 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
07/17 – Chicago, IL @ Millennium Park
07/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Celebrate Brooklyn! ^
07/21-23 – Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Festival
07/28 – Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival
07/29 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
08/03-06 – Happy Valley, OR @ Pickathon Festival
08/08 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
08/12 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West Festival
08/14 – Antwerp, BE @ Rivierenhof Theater ^
08/15 – Frankfurt, DE @ Batchkapp ^
08/16 – Erlangen, DE @ E-Werk ^
08/17 – Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg ^
08/18 – London, UK @ Koko ^
08/19 – Brecon Beacons, UK @ Green Man Festival
08/20 – Stirling, UK @ Doune the Rabbit Hole
08/21 – Liverpool, UK @ Academy ^
08/22 – Glasgow, UK @ ABC ^
^ = w/ Conor Oberst

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