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Alex Lahey Shares New Single “Unspoken History”

Posted on 05/08/2019

Melbourne-based songwriter Alex Lahey today shares “Unspoken History,” the third and final single in advance of her forthcoming album, The Best of Luck Club, out May 17th via Dead Oceans. Following “Am I Doing It Right?” which “continue[d] Lahey’s trend of frank, unabashed, and hook-driven storytelling” (Stereogum) and “Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself,” the album’s “tear-it-all-down pick-me-up” (SPIN) first single, “Unspoken History” presents a new side to Lahey’s songwriting, where Lahey’s melancholic words glide above the track’s shimmering, sparse arrangement.

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“When I was in Nashville, I spent some time in a tiny writing room creating songs for this record,” says Lahey of the new track. “Towards the end of that time, I felt as though I was starting to exhaust my output and was starting to become complacent about what I had left to give. On one of my last days there, I was lent a guitar that was set up in a variation on open D tuning, which is something I never play in. In the process of nutting out chords and voicing in this tuning, the melody to the verses just came out. When I started putting words to it, it started off as being about one thing, but then morphed into something else, creating its own path very organically.”

Kicking off with a performance at Outside Lands in August, Lahey will hit the road for her first run of North American tour dates in support of The Best of Luck Club. The tour will take Lahey across the southern US, up the east coast, and through the midwest. A full list of dates is below.

Alex Lahey Tour Dates:
Thu. May 9 – Brighton, UK @ Komedia Brighton
Fri. May 10 – Brighton, UK @ The Walrus
Sat. May 11 – Brighton, UK @ The Great Escape
Sun. May 12 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
Mon. May 13 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast
Wed. May 15 – Belfast, UK @ Empire Music Hall
Thu. May 16 – Dublin, IR @ The Grand Social
Fri. May 17 – Liverpool, UK @ Arts Club
Sun. May 19 – Leicester, UK @ The Cookie
Mon. May 20 – Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor Bach
Thu. May 23 – London, UK @ Oslo
Thu. June 6 – Adelaide, AU @ The Gov
Fri. June 7 – Perth, AU @ Rock Rover
Thu. June 13 – Brisbane, AU @ The Tivoli
Fri. June 14 – Canberra, AU @ The Basement
Sat. June 15 – Sydney, AU @ Metro Theatre
Sat. June 22 – Melbourne, AU @ Forum Melbourne
Fri. Aug. 9 – Sun. Aug. 11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands
Tue. Aug. 13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
Wed. Aug. 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
Thu. Aug. 16 – Austin, TX @ Antone’s
Sat. Aug. 17 – Dallas, TX @ Deep Ellum Art Co.
Mon. Aug. 19 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Tue. Aug. 20 – Nashville, TN @ Exit / In
Thu. Aug. 22 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
Fri. Aug. 23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Sat. Aug. 24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
Sun. Aug. 25 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
Tue. Aug. 27 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Wed. Aug. 28 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Sun. Sep. 1 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
Tue. Sep. 3 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge

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