Toronto, Canada’s indie/folk rock group, The Wooden Sky, have just debuted the lead single and title track from their newly-announced album, Swimming in Strange Waters. The band’s fifth full-length is due out via Nevado Records on April 7th and takes its title from a line in Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, Dune, which reads, “Survival is the ability to swim in strange water.”

“It’s how I filter a lot of things that come in,” said frontman and multi-instrumentalist Gavin Gardiner of his songwriting process. “For better or for worse, it’s how I deal with things and how I communicate my feelings.” Swimming in Strange Waters is Gardiner trying to make sense of the world.

Swimming in Strange Waters Track Listing:

01. Swimming in Strange Waters
02. Life is Pain, Pain is Beauty
03. You’re Not Alone
04. Deadhorse Creek
05. Born to Die
06. Black Gold
07. Riding on the Wind
08. Matter of Time
09. Glory Hallelujah

European/UK Tour Dates:

02/10 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso Kleine Zaal
02/11 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – V11
02/13 – Cardiff, UK – The Moon Club
02/14 – London, UK – The Slaughtered Lamb
02/16 – Glasgow, UK – The Hug and Pint
02/17 – Sunderland, UK – Independent
02/20 – Paris, France – Supersonic
02/22 – Offenbach, Germany – Hafen 2
02/23 – Berlin, Germany – Kantine am Berghain
02/24 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Ideal Bar, VEGA
02/25 – Hamburg, Germany – HÄKKEN

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