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Nilüfer Yanya Shares Lyric Video for New Song “Tears”

Miss Universe Due Out March 22 via ATO

Feb 21, 2019
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Nilüfer Yanya is a promising new 23-year-old London-based singer/songwriter/guitarist. She is releasing her debut album, Miss Universe, on March 22 via ATO. Now she has shared another song from it, "Tears." Listen below, followed by her upcoming tour dates.

Previously Yanya shared two Miss Universe tracks: "Heavyweight Champion of the Year," which she shared back in November via a video for the track (it was one of our Songs of the Week), and "In Your Head," which she shared in January and was also one of our Songs of the Week.

"Tears" was shared with a lyric video "featuring the branding of the shadowy 'WWAYH' (WE WORRY ABOUT YOUR HEALTHTM) organization whose darkly funny automated phoneline interludes are peppered throughout Miss Universe." In a press release the mind department of WE WORRY ABOUT YOUR HEALTHTM issued this statement: "Despite previous claims of crying being natural response to stress and regarded as healthy, recent studies have unearthed evidence that proves this claim as untrue. It can also simulate similar responses in others to varying degrees, primarily targeting the vulnerable (infants, children and elderly) which makes it a socially irresponsible behavior. The Body department would like to add it is also a waste of bodily fluids and self destructive to one's health hereby deeming the act of crying illegal."

A previous press release said that Miss Universe features "co-productions with both her former school guitar teacher The Invisible's Dave Okumu and her live bandmates Jazzi Bobbi and Luke Bower, as well as producers John Congleton, Oli Barton-Wood, Will Archer and M.T. Hadley."

Nilüfer Yanya Tour Dates:

February 21 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom^
February 22 - Vancouver, BC @ The Imperial^
February 23 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre^
February 25 - Sonoma, CA @ Gundlach Bundschu Winery^
February 26 - San Francisco, CA @ The Filmore^
February 28 - San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park^
March 1 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Theatre at Ace Hotel^
March 28 - Istanbul, Turkey @ Babylon
April 3 - Glasgow, Scotland @ CCA
April 4 - Manchester, UK @ YES
April 5 - Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
April 6 - Newcastle, UK @ The Cluny
April 8 - Leicester, UK @ O2 Academy Leicester University
April 9 - London, UK @ Evolutionary Arts Hackney
April 11 - Birmingham, UK @ Hare & Hounds
April 12 - Bristol, UK @ Thekla
April 13 - Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy Oxford
April 14 - Brighton, UK @ The Haunt
April 16 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Bitterzoet
April 17 - Hamburg, GER @ Nochtwache
April 18 - Berlin, GER @ Kantine am Berghain
April 19 - Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Motel Mozaique
April 21 - Vienna, Austria @ Chelsea Club
April 22 - Munich, GER @ Ampere
April 24 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Exil
April 25 - Koln, GER @ Blue Shell
April 26 - Paris, FRA @ Le Point Ephemere
April 29 - Brussels, BEL @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival
April 30 - Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Merleyn
May 1 - Utrecht, Holland @ ACU
June 1 - Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound
July 19-21 - Melt! Festival, Germany
July 23 - New York, NY @ Rough Trade
August 8-12 - Belle & Sebastian Boaty Weekender
August 15-18 - Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales

^with Sharon Van Etten

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