Watch: M. Ward - “Slow Driving Man” Video (Featuring Conor Oberst)
More Rain Out Now via Merge
M. Ward released a new album, More Rain, back in March via Merge. Now he's shared a video for More Rain track "Slow Driving Rain." Carlos Foster directed the clip, which mixes footage of Ward performing the song with moody nighttime driving images. Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst, who was in the supergroup Monsters of Folk with Ward, cameos as a passenger. Watch it below.
More Rain is Ward's eighth album (not including his collaborations with Zooey Deschanel as She & Him nor the album with Monsters of Folk) and is the follow-up to 2012's A Wasteland Companion. The album features Neko Case, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, K.D. Lang, The Secret Sisters, and Joey Spampinato of NRBQ.
Previously Ward had shared the album's first single, "Girl From Conejo Valley," as well as a strange video for the song. That was followed by another song from the record, the religious-themed "Confession," and the video for "I'm Listening (Child's Theme)."
M. Ward Tour Dates:
June 16 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
June 17 - Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
June 18 - Minneapolis, MN @ Rock the Garden
July 7 - Petaluma, CA @ Mystic Theatre
July 8 - Berkeley, CA @ UC Theater
July 10 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl (with Brian Wilson)
July 12 - San Diego, CA @ The Belly-Up
July 15 - Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Music Festival
July 16 - Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
July 17 - Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
August 4 - Amagansett, NY @ The Stephen Talkhouse
August 5 - New York, NY @ Lincoln Center Out of Doors - Damrosch Park Bandshell
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