On his recent European tour, William Tyler visited The Line of Best Fit who have posted his performance of "Cadillac Desert" today.
Also, William will be on tour all summer including another visit to Europe.
In the introduction to William's session, The Line of Best Fit wrote, "'s romanticised vision of a post-Carter era USA conveyed through Tyler’s incredible guitar work gave us one of this year’s most impressive releases – as well as propelling him right to the top of our sessions schedule."
Watch William Tyler perform "Cadillac Desert" for The Line of Best Fit
NPR’s Bob Boilen included “Cadillac Desert” on a recent episode of All Songs Considered in which he deems William the “most intriguing guitar player I know.” The L.A. Times describes Impossible Truth as “impossibly beautiful,” while the Chicago Reader writes, “ beautifully ringing, carefully orchestrated playing transcends mere virtuosity to evoke a vivid self-contained narrative.”
SPIN & Paste included William in their "Must See" Bonnaroo preview coverage, too!
Recorded and mixed at Beech House in his hometown of Nashville and co-produced by William Tyler and Mark Nevers, Impossible Truth features guest appearances from Chris Scruggs, Luke Schneider, Roy Agee, and Lambchop compatriot Scott Martin. 2010's Behold the Spirit, William Tyler's first album under his own name, was celebrated by Pitchfork as "the most vital, energized album by an American solo guitarist in a decade or more" and established him as a critical favorite.
Watch this lovely album teaser video for a glimpse of the story behind the songs of Impossible Truth. Also, watch video from William’s recent visit to WNYC’s Soundcheck.
Impossible Truth is available now on CD, LP and digital in the Merge store.
William Tyler on tour:
Jun 20 Birmingham, Al — The Bottletree
Jul 19 Columbus, OH — Ace of Cups
Jul 20 St. Louis, MO — FOAM
Jul 21 Omaha, NE — The Waiting Room
Jul 23 Boulder, CO — Fox Theater
Jul 24 Salt Lake City, UT — Kilby Court
Jul 25 Boise, ID — Visual Arts Collective
Jul 26 Seattle, WA — Capitol Hill Block Party Vera Stage
Jul 27 Portland, OR — Mississippi Studios
Jul 29 Eureka, CA — Palm Lounge
Jul 30 San Francisco, CA — Rickshaw Stop *
Jul 31 Monterey, CA — Golden State Theatre Lobby
Aug 1 Santa Cruz, CA — Catalyst Club
Aug 2 Los Angeles, CA — The Echo *
Aug 3 San Diego, CA — Casbah *
Aug 4 Phoenix, AZ — Rhythm Room *
Aug 5 El Paso, TX — Lowbrow Palace
Aug 7 Austin, TX — Mohawk Inside
Aug 8 Dallas, TX — Bryan Street Tavern
Aug 9 Oxford, MS — Lamar Lounge
Aug 21 Bloomington, IN — The Bishop
Aug 22 Louisville, KY — Zanzabar
Aug 24 Cincinnati, OH — Motr Pub
Aug 29 Utrecht, NL — Ekko
Aug 30 North Dorset, UK — End of the Road Festival
Sep 2 London, UK — St. Pancras Old Church
Sep 3 Lisbon, PT — Music Box
Sep 4 Ourense, ES — Cafe Pop Torgal
Sep 5 Santiago de Compostela, ES Teatro Principal
Sep 6 San Sebasian, ES Kutxa Kultur Festibala
Sep 8 Barcelona, ES Sala Be Cool
Sep 15 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
* w/ Daughn Gibson