Peter Mulvey Releases New Album 'There Is Another World'

Peter Mulvey Releases New Album 'There Is Another World'

Folk ambassador Peter Mulvey has been a singer, songwriter, road-dog, raconteur, and an almost-poet since before he can remember. With a career spanning nearly three decades, eighteen albums, and countless live performances worldwide, Mulvey has built his life's work on collaboration and on an instinct for the eclectic and the vital. Today he releases There Is Another World, his most vivid album yet, via Righteous Babe Records Purchase the album HERE.

Early in 2017, a series of upheavals found Mulvey living through the winter in a friend's empty house in the small midwestern town of Fort Atkinson. Unmoored and lost in the middle of his life, he spent hours each day walking along the frozen marsh of the Bark River and through the wintry oak savannah nearby. The songs came in fast and strange and emotional, which Mulvey transcribed during the night at a table in the vacant house. These songs became his new album, a powerful dreamscape of imagistic, haiku-like auditory sketches, within which are plenty of wrenching, haunting, and even sweet songs.

Produced by Todd Sickafoose (Ani DiFranco, Anais Mitchell, Andrew Bird), the thirteen track effort amounts to a remarkable, brief, potent stab which as been embraced by Billboard, Parade Magazine, and Folk Alley among others. Alienation, loss, and heartbreak; all are rendered lucid, even beautiful, in the bright-dark sideways light of deep winter. It is also a story of renewal, through close attention and a determined stillness, a piercing gaze toward detail and an opening toward simple acceptance of what is.

Track Listing:

01) The Fox

02) Who's Gonna Love You Now

03) When I Was in Monaghan

04) Fool's Errand

05) False Indigo

06) Beckett Was A Bird Of Prey

07) Strayaway Child

08) To Your Joy

09) Nickel & Dime

10) Henry's Only Daughter

11) All Saints Day

12) The Cardinal

13) Owl

Tour Dates:

02/13-02/16 - Montreal, QC @ Folk Alliance International

02/27 - Seattle, WA @ Ballard Homestead

02/28 - Portland, OR @ The Old Church

03/01 - San Francisco, CA @ The Lost Church

03/02 - San Francisco, CA @ The Lost Church

03/06 - Santa Ynez, CA @ Tales from the Tavern

03/08 - Santa Monica, CA @ McCabe's Guitar Shop

03/09 - Phoenix, AZ @ Roastery at Cave Creek

03/10 - San Diego, CA @ LeStat's Coffee House

03/21 - New London, NH @ Flying Goose

03/22 - New York, NY @ The Loft at City Winery

03/23 - Middleboro, MA @ Studio 84 House Concerts

03/24 - Pomfret, CT @ Vanilla Bean

03/27 - Vienna VA @ Jammin Java

03/28 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Locks at Sona

03/31 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair

04/05 - Evanston, IL @ SPACE

04/06 - Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark

04/07 - Traverse City, MI @ Sleder's Family Tavern

04/12 - Milwaukee, WI @ Colectivo

04/25 - Akron, OH @ The Rialto Theatre

04/26 - Dayton, OH @ Yellow Cab Tavern

04/27 - Princeton, IL @ The Princeton Coffeehouse

05/02 - Nashville, TN @ City Winery Lounge

05/03 - Decatur, GA @ Eddie's Attic

05/04 - Asheville, NC @ Isis

05/05 - Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse

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