Chelsea Wolfe Unveils New Gloom Song, All-Acoustic Tour
Beloved gothic singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has just announced her seventh full length project, Birth of Violence, due out on September 13th via Sargent House. Along with this announcement comes the release of the record’s lead single, The Mother Road.
Unlike the album’s title may suggest, Chelsea Wolfe appears to be moving away from the brooding, sludgy doom metal sound established on her last two records in favor of a return to form. The Mother Road is a minimalist acoustic folk track with orchestral accompaniment that further enhances its dark vibe. Chelsea’s vocals and lyrics even have much more of the gothy folk style that brought her into the limelight in the first place, with lines like, “I want to learn to swallow my pain / hallowed the fruit, hallowed thy name,” and, “Afraid to live, afraid to die / building a broken but precious web like a spider in Chernobyl.” The song doesn’t get heavier, but the emotion is as deep as Wolfe has ever put on record.
Paired with her acoustic album is an entirely acoustic North American tour, allowing those who’ve gotten into Chelsea more recently to finally experience her roots as a folkier artist. Check out the song, tour dates, and album artwork below:
31 - Pasadena, CA - Pasadena Daydream Festival (Non-Acoustic Set)
18 - Can Diego, CA - Observatory North Park
19 - Phoneix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
21 - Salt Lake City, UT - Metro Music Hall
22 - Estes Park, CO - Stanley Hotel
24 - Chicago, IL - Metro
25 - Detriot, MI - Senate Theater
26 - Tornoto, ONT - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
27 - Montreal, QC - Le National
29 - Boston, MA - Royale
31 - Phladelphia, PA - Union Transfer
1- New York, NY - Brooklyn Steel
3 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
4 - Charlotte, NC - McGlohon Theater
5- Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
6 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
8 - Dallas, TX - Texas Theatre
9 - Austin, TX - Levitation
10 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
12 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf
13 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Palace Theatre
16 - San Francisco, CA - Regency Ballroom
18 - Portland OR - Wonder Ballroom
20 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox
21 - Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
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