William Tyler’s Merge debut Impossible Truth is in stores now on CD, double-LP, and digital.
Recorded and mixed at Beech House in Nashville and co-produced by Tyler and Mark Nevers, Impossible Truth features guest appearances from Chris Scruggs, Luke Schneider, Roy Agee, and Lambchop compatriot Scott Martin.
Of the album, SPIN writes: “Painting a layered and hazy, John Fahey-indebted landscape, the Lambchop and Silver Jews associate comes across as travel-weary cartographer and six-string virtuoso all at once.” The L.A. Times describes Impossible Truth as “impossibly beautiful.” And PopMatters included the album in its “Listening Ahead” feature, while SPIN chose William as one of its “5 Best New Artists.”
Watch this lovely album teaser video for a glimpse of who William Tyler is and the story behind the songs of Impossible Truth. Also, see William perform “We Can’t Go Home Again” live for Shaker Steps.
Impossible Truth is available now in the Merge store on CD, double-LP and digital.
William Tyler on tour:
Mar 19 Nashville, TN – Grimey’s release day in-store performance @ 6 p.m.
Apr 04 Winston-Salem, NC – Phuzz Phest
Apr 09 Athens, GA – Green Room
Apr 10 Asheville, NC – Double Crown
Apr 11 Durham, NC – The Pinhook
Apr 12 Washington, DC – 9th and the Beats
Apr 13 Kingston, NY – BSP (w/ Richard Buckner)
Apr 14 Philadelphia, PA – Ortlieb’s
Apr 16 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge (early show)
Apr 17 Portland, ME – Space Gallery
Apr 18 Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs
Apr 19 Montreal, QC – O Patro Vys
Apr 20 Toronto, ON – Silver Dollar
Apr 21 Cleveland, OH – Happy Dog
Apr 22 Detroit, MI – Lager House
Apr 23 Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme
Apr 24 Iowa City, IA – Trumpet Blossom Cafe
Apr 25 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue and 7th St. Entry
Apr 26 Chicago, IL – Hideout
Apr 27 Indianapolis, IN – Do317 Lounge