Published Jul 03, 2014Spencer Burton used to play in Attack in Black and performed solo as Grey Kingdom, but these days he's going by his own name. Having shared a new solo track and promised an album for the fall, Burton has now announced that Don't Let the World See Your Love will be out on September 16 through Dine Alone Records.
The 11-song collection was produced alongside former Attack in Black cohort Daniel Romano. Regarding the album title, Burton said in a statement, "I've loved many things in my life, none more than music. I've shown so much and in the process lost so much of myself, I've also gained many things to fill the spaces where lost things once lay. It probably sounds like a negative title, in reality what it's saying is, 'Be careful of how much you show, when you show it and be careful of who you show it to.'"
The tracklist is below and the album cover is above. Scroll to the bottom of the page to hear the newly unveiled "A Body Is All She Ever Let Me Hold," which is a rustic acoustic ballad with syncopated folk rock instrumentation.
"'A Body Is All She Ever Let Me Hold' is more or less a ventilation of anger," the songwriter said. "It's a song about doing the unimaginable. What one can't do, sometimes can be done in song. I've never raised my hand to anybody and I never will, but I'll raise a song in a heartbeat."
The previously shared "Diamond" is also below, where you'll see Burton's upcoming Canadian tour schedule as well.
Don't Let the World See Your Love:
1. Death of Gold
3. Blessed Sun
4. Can't Stop Thinking About You
5. Don't Let the World See Your Love
6. Grey Kingdom
7. A Body Is All She Ever Let Me Hold
8. Garden Path
9. Gone with You
10. Blackbird's Song
11. I Don't Love You Like I Used You
07/19 London County Music Festival @ 4:30pm
07/19 Grimsby, ON - Firehall Concert Series @ Station 1 Coffee House
07/28 Peterborough, ON - The Spill
07/29 Kingston, ON - Wolfe Island Grill
07/30 Ottawa, ON - Raw Sugar
07/31 Fredericton, NB - TBA
08/01-03 Sackville, NB - SappyFest
08/04 Quebec City, QC - House Show
08/05 Montreal, QC - Le Calgibi
08/06 Toronto, ON - Trinity Bellwoods Park