Eleanor Friedberger visited Pitchfork TV for a very special acoustic set including a medley of songs from Personal Record along with "Echo or Encore." Eleanor will return to the road in November opening for Colin Meloy.
A full list of tour dates is below.
Watch Eleanor perform on Pitchfork TV, Stereogum, & BrooklynVegan
Personal Record is Eleanor at her finest. Written with musician and novelist Wesley Stace, the album is an incredible collection of love songs. While Personal Record is – as the title suggests – a very personal record, Eleanor explains that the album is also “inclusive, written for an intimate setting with direct communication in mind: singer, acoustic guitar, audience.” According to Pitchfork, “…very few are writing with half the precision, wit, and cool poise that Friedberger displays here.
Watch the new short film for “She’s A Mirror” at Fader.com, and well as Eleanor’s acoustic performance for Time.com. Listen to Eleanor’s charming interview with All Things Considered’s Wade Goodwin and Ken Tucker’s glowing review on NPR’s Fresh Air. Hear her full band live performance at WNYC’s Soundcheck. Also, be sure to watch the fantastic video for “Stare at the Sun.”
Eleanor Friedberger’s Personal Record is available now on CD, LP and digital in the Merge store.
Eleanor Friedberger on tour:
Aug 24 Los Angeles, CA — FYF Fest August 24-25
Aug 29 Manchester, UK — Night and Day
Aug 30 Cambridge, UK — Lodestar Festival
Aug 31 Edinburgh, UK — Sneaky Petes
Sep 1 Glasgow, UK — Broadcast
Sep 2 Newcastle, UK — The Cluny
Sep 3 London, UK — Bush Hall
Sep 4 Paris, FR — Glaz Art
Sep 6 Utrecht, NL — Ekko
Nov 1 New York, NY — Town Hall^
Nov 2 Glenside, PA — Keswick Theatre^
Nov 4 Somerville, MA — Somerville Theatre^
Nov 5 Washington, DC — Lincoln Theatre^
Nov 6 Durham, NC — Carolina Theatre^
Nov 8 Atlanta, GA — Variety Playhouse^
Nov 9 Louisville, KY — Headliners Music Hall^
Nov 11 Chicago, IL — Park West^
Nov 12 Madison, WI — Majestic Theatre^
Nov 30 Minneapolis, MN — The Woman's Club^
^ = Colin Meloy