Sarah Harmer Returns with Oh Little Fire
Due out on June 22, the album was recorded with producer Gavin Brown (who also worked on I'm a Mountain and 2004's All of Our Names), and in a video trailer (see below), Harmer explains, "With this record I really wanted to appeal to my love of rock'n'roll and repetition and immediacy of pop production."
Along with several sessions in a Toronto warehouse, part of the album was recorded in a house on Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, which Harmer says gave some of a songs "a different, kind of country feel." The songwriter handled much of the album's instrumentation herself, including many of the drums.
The tracklist is still unknown, but it will feature a cover Music Maul's "Silverado." Also on the album is the folk-rocking new single "Captive," which you can hear over at Harmer's website.
You can also check Harmer out in person this summer, as she will be hitting the road for a tour that includes plenty of Canadian dates.
6/11 Peterborough, ON - Gordon Best Theatre
6/12 Peterborough, ON - Gordon Best Theatre
6/16 Meaford, ON - Meaford Hall
6/18 Hamilton, ON - The Studio at Hamilton Place
6/19 Hamilton, ON - The Studio at Hamilton Place
6/22 Toronto, ON - Palais Royale
6/23 New York, NY - City Winery
6/25 Pittsburgh, PA - WYEP Summer Music Festival (Schenley Plaza)
6/26 Philadelphia, Pa - World Cafe Live
6/27 Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere
7/1 London, UK - Trafalgar Square Canada Day Show
7/2 London, UK - The Borderline
7/4 Belfast - Auntie Annie's
7/5 Dublin, Ireland - Academy 2
7/6 Glasgow, UK - King Tut's
7/10 Newburyport, MA - Waterfront Park
7/11 Winnipeg, MB - Winnipeg Folk Festival
7/13 Ottawa, ON - Ottawa Bluesfest
7/14 Chicago, IL - Schubas
7/15 Detroit, MI - The Magic Bag
7/17 Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Folk Festival
7/24 Guelph, ON - Hillside Festival
7/31 Montreal, PQ - Osheaga Music Fest
8/6 Regina, SK - Regina Folk Festival
8/10 Banff, AB - Eric Harvie Theatre, Banff Centre
8/18 Woody Point, NL - Writers at Woody Point (Gros Morne National Park)
8/21 Owen Sound, ON - Summerfolk
8/22 Huntsville, ON - Algonquin Theatre
8/23 Parry Sound, ON - Stockey Centre
10/8 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Music Festival
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