FEIST TO PREMIERE SONGS FROM NEW ALBUM, PLEASURE, WITH SERIES OF INTIMATE SHOWS IN MEXICO CITY, LA, SF, NYC, AND MORE
(Santa Monica, CA) — Feist will hit the road this summer for a series of intimate shows to introduce audiences to her new album Pleasure, which will be released on April 28th via Interscope Records. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s tour will hit Toronto, Mexico City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Washington D.C., New York City, and Chicago. A ticket pre-sale launches Thursday, April 6th at 10 am local time and tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 7th at 10 am local time. Tickets can be purchased at listentofeist.com. Feist will also perform at multiple international festivals this summer, including Eaux Claires in Wisconsin.
Feist is touring in support of Pleasure, her fourth full-length and first album in six years. The eagerly awaited album is available for pre-order now. Those who pre-order the album will receive the title track “Pleasure” as well as the newly released single, “Century” featuring Jarvis Cocker. “Century” premiered today as Zane Lowe’s World Record on Beats 1. Listen to “Century” above.
Pleasure builds off the warm naturalism of the Polaris Prize-winning Metals and emerges as Feist’s most formally defiant and expansive work so far. And while each album is a departure from the next, Pleasure finds the four-time Grammy Award nominee again showing the extraordinary depth of her artistry.
What critics have been saying about “Pleasure:”
“Pleasure’s all but guaranteed to deliver on the promise of its title: smooth and smoked out by its user’s past life as a punk screamer, Feist’s voice is a cause for euphoria in itself.”
“Lulling us into a false sense of standard-Feist-acoustic-guitar-security, the track swerves all expectations to reach its final form as a garage-y stomper that will improve the life of every teen girl whose hands and earphones it finds its way into. There is no higher compliment I can give.” — Noisey
“It’s some of the most adventurous, compelling music the Canadian singer-songwriter has released, beginning sparely before erupting into jagged, bluesy fireworks.”
— Entertainment Weekly
“’Pleasure’ is an intriguing foretaste of what’s to come: surprisingly lo-fi, bluesy, and ferocious on a PJ Harvey wave while maintaining the understated grace and fortitude that has always marked Feist’s best records. It’s just familiar enough to trigger blissful recognition and just weird enough to have me scratching my head.”
In 2004 Feist made her U.S. debut with Let It Die (featuring “Mushaboom”) which won the Juno Award for Best Alternative Rock Album, and garnered major critical acclaim. Her 2007 follow-up The Reminder debuted in the Top 20 in the U.S. and was hailed by The Village Voice as a “great batch of simple, precisely arranged love songs — expertly produced, delectably sung.” The single “1234” boosted the album’s sales to more than a million units internationally. Also including lead single “My Moon My Man,” The Reminder won Feist the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize (making her only the second woman to ever win the award).
After a several-year hiatus — during which she co-created Look At What The Light Did Now, a documentary about the making of The Reminder and her subsequent tour — Feist returned with Metals in 2011. Metals was her highest charting album, debuting at #9 on Billboard. It was named Album of the Year by the New York Timesand won the Polaris Prize and four more Juno Awards. To date, Feist’s music has sold over three million units worldwide and amassed more than 500 million streams.
Feist’s upcoming tour dates are as follows:
|4/27||Toronto, ON||Trinity St. Paul|
|4/30||Mexico, DF||Teatro de la Ciudad|
|5/1||Mexico, DF||Teatro de la Ciudad|
|5/2||Mexico, DF||Teatro de la Ciudad|
|5/5||Los Angeles, CA||Palace Theater|
|5/6||Los Angeles, CA||Palace Theater|
|5/9||San Francisco, CA||Fillmore|
|5/10||San Francisco, CA||Fillmore|
|6/1||Boston, MA||Sanders Theater at Harvard|
|6/2||Boston, MA||Sanders Theater at Harvard|
|6/4||Toronto, ON||Field Trip Music & Arts Festival|
|6/7||Washington, DC||Lincoln Theater|
|6/10||New York, NY||Town Hall|
|6/11||New York, NY||Town Hall|
|6/14||Chicago, IL||The Vic Theatre|
|6/15||Chicago, IL||The Vic Theatre|
|6/17||Eau Claire, WI||Eaux Claires Festival|
|6/30||Saskatoon, SK||Saskatchewan Jazz Festival|
|7/2||Ottawa, ON||Ottawa Jazz Festival|
|7/9||Winnipeg, MB||Winnipeg Folk Festival|
|7/22||Wiesen, AT||Out of the Woods Festival|
|8/4||Katowice, PL||OFF Festival|
|8/5||Luhmühlen, GER||A Summer’s Tale|
|8/10||Oslo, NO||Oya Festival|
|8/11||Gothenburg, SE||Way Out West Festival|
|8/12||Copenhagen, DK||Haven Festival|
|8/14||Brussels, BE||Brussels Summer Festival (Place des Paleis)|
|8/19||Winterthur, SWI||Winterthurer Musicfestwochen|