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Ryley Walker Announces New Album and Tour Dates, Shares “The Halfwit in Me”

Golden Sings That Have Been Sung Due Out August 19 via Dead Oceans

Jun 01, 2016 Ryley Walker
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Ryley Walker has announced a new album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, and shared its first single, “The Halfwit in Me.” He has also announced some tour dates. The slightly awkwardly titled Golden Sings That Have Been Sung is due out August 19 via Dead Oceans. Below is the beautifully sprawling “The Halfwit in Me,” the album’s tracklist, Walker’s tour dates, and the album’s cover art.

Golden Sings That Have Been Sung is the follow-up to 2015’s Primrose Green, an album that garnered the singer/songwriter/guitarist a slightly larger audience and more critical acclaim. The album was recorded in Chicago over the 2015 Christmas break and was produced by sometime Wilco multi-instrumentalist LeRoy Bach. “It was everything I wanted it to be,” Walker says of the sessions in a press release. “I would go to LeRoy’s house every other day with a riff, and we would take it from there.”

Read our 2015 Artist Survey interview with Walker.

Golden Sings That Have Been Sung Tracklist:

1. The Halfwit In Me
2. A Choir Apart
3. Funny Thing She Said
4. Sullen Mind
5. I Will Ask You Twice
6. The Roundabout
7. The Great And Undecided
8. Age Old Tale

Ryley Walker Tour Dates:


6th US Chicago, IL, Millenium Park ^
8th IT Ravenna, Beaches Brew festival
11th CH St. Gallen, Palace *
12th BE Liege, Reflektor *
14th Lux Luxembourg, Rockhal *
15th UK London, Oval Space *
16th BE Ghent, DOK *
17th FR Paris, Le Petit Bain
19th NL Hilvarenbeek, Best Kept Secret festival
20th DE Leipzig, Werk 2 *
22nd CZ Prague, Lucerna Music Bar *
24th NO Oslo, Piknik i Parken festival


8th CA Winnipeg Folk Festival
9th CA Winnipeg Folk Festival
22nd ES San Sebastian, Heineken Jazzaldia
29th UK Cornwall, Port Eliot festival


2nd UK Hebden Bridge, The Trades Club **
3rd UK Nottingham, Glee Club **
4th UK Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre **
5th UK Hastings, St Mary’s in the Castle **
6th UK London, Caught by the River Thames
8th UK Cardiff, The Globe ^^
9th UK Leamingdon Spa, Zephyr Lounge ^^
10th UK York, The Crescent ^^
12th UK Guildford, St. Mary’s ^^
18th PT Praia do Tabuao, Parades de Coura
19th UK London, Rough Trade East instore
20th UK Brecon Beacons, Green Man festival
25th US Chicago, IL, Empty Bottle


14th US Bloomington, IN, The Bishop
15th US Nashville, TN, The East End
17th US Bristol, VA, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
18th US Bristol, VA, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
21st US Sonoma, CA, Gundlach Bundschu Winery ***
26th US Pittsburgh, PA, Club Cafe
27th US Columbus, OH, Wexner Center @ Ohio State
29th US Madison, WI, The Frequency
30th US Minneapolis, MN, 7th Street Entry


1st US Davenport, IA, Daytrotter
4th US Salt Lake CIty, UT, Kilby Court
5th US Boise, ID, Neurolox
8th US Seattle, WA, Barboza
9th US Portland, OR, Mississippi Studios
11th US Felton, CA, Don Quiotxe Music Hall
12th US San Francisco, CA, The Chapel
14th US San Diego, CA, Soda Bar
15th US Joshua Tree, CA, Desert Daze Festival
17th US Santa Fe, NM, Meow Wolf
24th US Athens, GA, Calendonia Lounge
25th US Asheville, NC, The Mothlight
26th US Washington, DC, DC9
27th US Philadelphia, PA, Boot & Saddle
28th US Hudson, NY, The Half Moon
29th US Northampton, MA, Iron Horse Music Hall
30th US Providence, RI, ColumbusTheatre


1st US Boston, MA, Cafe 939
2nd US New Haven, CT, BAR
3rd US Brooklyn, NY, The Market Hotel
7th NL Amsterdam, Paradiso Noord
8th NL Groningen, Vera
9th FR Paris, Espace B
10th BE Brussels, AB Club
11th BE Bruge, Cactus
12th NL Utrecht, Le Guess Who? festival
13th UK Brighton, The Haunt
14th UK Manchester, Ruby Lounge
15th UK Glasgow, Broadcast
17th UK London, Islington Assembly Hall
20th ES Barcelona, Sidecar
21st ES Valencia, Loco Club
22nd ES Cadiz, Aulario de la Bomba
23rd ES Madrid, Siroco
26th FR Lyon, Le Sonic
29th CH Lausanne, Le Bourg
30th DE Schorndorf, Manufaktur


1st DE Erlangen, E-Werk
2nd DE Berlin, Kantine am Berghain
5th SE Stockholm, Bryggarsalen
6th DK Copenhagen, Pumpehuset
7th DE Hamburg, Nochtspeicher

^ with Blonde Redhead (Ryley and band)
* with Destroyer (Ryley solo)
** with Danny Thompson (duo shows)
^^ Ryley solo show
*** with Iron & Wine


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