How’s this for an early holiday gift? Alabama’s Early James has confirmed a March 13th release of his debut album, Singing for My Supper, via Easy Eye Sound and Nonesuch Records. Accompany the album announcement is both tour news (dates below), and the lead single “Blue Pill Blues,” the video for which can be seen below. A blend of folk, blues, and pop crooning, James’ music is as rough as it is smooth, and even includes a touch of wry humour.

The ten-track Singing for My Supper was co-produced by Dan Auerbach (Easy Eye Sound founder) and David “Fergie” Ferguson, the former of which decided he had to produce the recording after watching but two seconds of one of James’ performance videos. Auerbach commented, “Some people are good singers, and some people are better than good singers; they just have this great form of expression.”

Signing for My Supper Track Listing:

01. Blue Pill Blues
02. Stockholm Syndrome
03. Way of the Dinosaur
04. Clockwork Town
05. Easter Egg
06. It Doesn’t Matter Now
07. High Horse
08. All Down Hill
09. Gone as a Ghost
10. Dishes in the Dark

2020 Tour Dates:

January 31 – Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA*
February 6 – The Analog – Nashville, TN
February 13 – Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA&
February 15 – The Social – Orlando, FL&
February 26 – The Heights Theater – Houston, TX+
February 27 – Scoot Inn – Austin, TX+
February 29 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX+
March 2 – Knuckleheads Saloon – Kansas City, MO+
March 4 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO+
March 6 – The Commonwealth Room – Salt Lake City, UT+
March 7 – The Olympic Venue – Boise, ID+
March 9 – Imperial Vancouver – Vancouver CAN+
March 10 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA+
March 11 – Revolution Hall – Portland, OR+
March 13 – The Filmore – San Francisco, CA+
March 14 – Pappy & Harriet’s – Pioneertown, CA+
April 2 – Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN+
April 3 – Majestic Theater – Madison, WI+
April 8 – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA+
April 10 – Haw River Ballroom – Saxapahaw, NC+
April 14 – The Opera House – Toronto, CAN+
April 15 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA+
April 16 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA+
April 17 – Webster Hall – New York, NY+

*The Marcus King Band
+ The Lone Bellow
& Shovels and Rope

Artwork for ‘Singing For My Supper’ by Early James

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