Blitzen Trapper "Ever Loved Once"

Blitzen Trapper "Ever Loved Once"
Portland-based Americana ensemble Blitzen Trapper have announced they're ready to follow up their 2011 set American Goldwing with a new LP called VII, unveiling new tune "Ever Loved Once" in the process.

The track finds the band in full-on back-porch mode, with chicken-pickin' banjo licks, pedal steel, and harmonica honks taking charge of the country-touched melody. The group's multi-part, CSNY-appreciating vocal harmonies, meanwhile, support a narrative about a guy rekindling a relationship with a long lost flame.

You can find out what happens to the small town lovers of yore in the player down below, courtesy of Rolling Stone.

VII, as you may imagine, will be the band's seventh full-length effort, and their first for new label Vagrant. It will hit stores October 1.

Blitzen Trapper will also head out on a North American tour, which includes a Toronto date on October 5. You can see the schedule below.

Tour dates:

08/17 Denver, CO - Cultivate Music Festival

08/24 Monterey, CA - First City Festival

09/17 Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room

09/18 St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House

09/19 Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's

09/20-22 Bristol, VA - Bristol Rhythm & Roots

09/23 Nashville, TN - Mercury Lounge

09/24 Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club

09/26 Saxapahaw, NC - The Haw River Ballroom

09/27 Washington, DC - Black Cat

09/28 Hartford, CT - Arch Street Tavern

09/29 Boston, MA - Royale

09/30 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

10/03 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg

10/04 Buffalo, NY - Tralf Music Hall

10/05 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace

10/08 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall

10/09 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue

10/10 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium

10/12 Bozeman, MT - The Filling Station

10/13 Missoula, MT - Top Hat