Damien Jurado Shares New Song “Lincoln”

Following the announcement of his new album, In the Shape of a Storm out on Mama Bird Recording Co. April 12th, and the first new song “South“, Damien Jurado today shares the opening track from his new album unearthing a two decade-old track, “Lincoln”, which had been slated for his third record. Jurado shares the genesis of the track saying ““Lincoln”, written in 1998, was originally slated for my third album not yet titled, Ghost of David. I had 13 songs recorded for the album onto a newly purchased digital 8-track machine. And, when the day came to mix the finished album, an error done on my part was made, erasing everything. Now under a deadline with the label to turn in a new album, I came up with the bright idea to scrap every song I had written for the album, and start a new. All original material was written, and then recorded in a period of less than a week for Ghost of David.  Years later, I would come across the only recorded demo I had made for the original album on a cassette. This song was “Lincoln”. Over the years I considered “Lincoln” for many of my albums, but the song just couldn’t find the proper place to land. That was until I went in to record my latest album, In the Shape of a Storm. It felt not only fitting to put it on the record, but to have it be the opening song.”

Damien Jurado Tour

2/27 San Antonio, TX, Paper Tiger

2/28 Austin, TX, The North Door

3/01 Dallas, TX, The Wild Detectives

3/02 Dallas,TX, The Wild Detectives

3/07 Los Angeles, CA, Highland Park Ebell Club*

4/05 Portland, OR, Revolution Hall5/10 Burlington, VT, Arts Riot*

5/11 Portsmouth, NH, 3S Artspace*

5/13 Holyoke, MA, Gateway City Arts*

5/14 Allston, MA, Great Scott*5/15 Brooklyn, NY, Park Church Co-op*

5/16 Brooklyn, NY, Park Church Co-op*

5/17 Philadelphia, PA, Johnny Brenda’s*

5/18 Washington, DC, U Street Music Hall*

5/20 Pittsburgh, PA, Cabaret at Theater Square*

5/22 Hopewell, NJ, Hopewell Theater*

5/23 Ithaca, NY, The Haunt*

5/24 Toronto, ON, The Drake Hotel*

8/2-4 Happy Valley, OR, Pickathon*with Anna St. Louis