"All Roads" is out NOW!
More new music! Go listen to All Roads!
It’s absurd and beautiful how much consideration and yearning we place into a life so fleeting. In a billion years, it’s all just space dust. No John Lennon, no Oprah. Relativity is infinite, and we are infinitesimal. And yet, in the here and now, how could anything matter more? This song is about being emancipated by the beautiful humility of littleness.
When I wrote the chorus to All Roads, my first thought was, “This song could be from Achtung Baby”. And then I spent some time thinking about how much I loved that album as a kid. Memories of air guitaring on the couch to Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses. I think a solid chorus should sum up big things in a simple way.
the thing I thought that was in the way?
well, it was the way…
I can’t give enough credit on this song to Joey Waronker on the drums and Jason Falkner on the electric guitar / bass. Of course, Drew Brown was the producer glue that held everything together.
I announced some solo intimate “An Evening With Dan Mangan” shows in small clubs last week and the response was incredible! Toronto and Vancouver both sold out in literally a minute or two. The DC show is free (more info about reservations coming in December), and both Los Angeles and New York look like they will sell out soon enough so act quick!
Absolutely frothing to get this whole thing out in the world. Drop date is Oct 28th. Head on over to danmangan.com to scope out the pre-order bundles.
THANK YOU to the many wonderful folks who have generously jumped into a paid subscription to Reality Shield. I’m loving having this avenue to dig a bit deeper. I’ll be posting some AMA and guitar tutorial stuff soon.
Thank you for your eyes and your ears.
SHOWS ON SALE
Nov 9. Dublin, IRE @ Whelan's | TICKETS
Nov 10. Chester, UK @ St. Marys | TICKETS
Nov 11. Manchester, UK @ Low Four | TICKETS
Nov 12. Glasgow, UK @ The Great Western | TICKETS
Nov 13. Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club | TICKETS
Nov 15. London, UK @ Scala | TICKETS
Nov 16. Brighton, UK @ Hope and Ruin | TICKETS
Nov 17. Rotterdam, NL @ Rotown | TICKETS
Nov 18. Groningen, NL @ Lutherse Kerk | TICKETS
Nov 19. Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburg | TICKETS
Nov 21. Copenhagen, DK @ Raahuset | TICKETS
Nov 22. Hamburg, DE @ Nochtspeicher | TICKETS
Nov 23. Berlin, DE @ Frannz | TICKETS
Nov 25. Schorndorf, DE @ Manufaktur | TICKETS
Nov 26. Graz, AT @ Autumn Leaves Festival | TICKETS
Nov 27. Prague, CZ @ Le Royal | TICKETS
Nov 28. Vienna, AT @ B72 | TICKETS
Nov 30. Zurich, CH @ Bogen F | TICKETS
Dec 1. Nyon, CH @ La Parenthèse (FREE) | INFO
Dec 2. Paris, FR @ Pop Up Du Label | TICKETS
Dec 3. Antwerp, BE @ Rock Lobster | EMAIL FOR TICKETS
Dec 4. Cologne, DE @ Gebäude 9 | TICKETS
An Evening with Dan Mangan
Jan 19. Toronto, ON @ Longboat Hall | SOLD OUT
Jan 25. Brooklyn, NY @ Baby's All Right | TICKETS
Jan 28. Washington, DC @ John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | DETAILS
Feb 2. Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge | TICKETS
Feb 3. Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret | SOLD OUT
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