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Julia Holter Announces New Album 'Aviary' And UK Tour, Shares Video For First Single I Shall Love 2

Thursday, 06 September 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Dicky Bahto 

Julia Holter will release a new album this autumn.

'Aviary', the follow up to 2015's 'Have You In My Wilderness' and last year's live LP, 'In The Same Room', will arrive on October 28 through Domino. It takes its name from a 2009 short story by writer Etel Adnan: "I found myself in an aviary full of shrieking birds." Holter said:

"Amidst all the internal and external babble we experience daily, it's hard to find one's foundation. I think this album is reflecting that feeling of cacophony and how one responds to it as a person - how one behaves, how one looks for love, for solace. Maybe it’s a matter of listening to and gathering the seeming madness, of forming something out of it and envisioning a future.”

The first single to be shared from the record is I Shall Love 2 and it arrives with a video directed by Dicky Bahto. The track begins with a sparse composition and Holter repeating "I am in love, what can I do?", before she is joined by an abundance of strings and interweaving melodies. The song continues to build toward an uplifting and chaotic crescendo.

'Aviary' artwork:

'Aviary' tracklist:

1.     Turn The Light On 
2.     Whether 
3.     Chaitius 
4.     Voce Simul 
5.     Everyday Is An Emergency 
6.     Another Dream 
7.     I Shall Love 2 
8.     Underneath The Moon 
9.     Colligere 
10.  In Gardens’ Muteness 
11.  I Would Rather See 
12.  Les Jeux To You 
13.  Words I Heard 
14.  I Shall Love 1 
15.  Why Sad Song 

Holter will tour extensively to support the record, heading to the UK and Ireland in December as part of her European tour. She will stop in Manchester, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh Leeds and London. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 7. She has also lined up shows in North America early next year.

Julia Holter Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu December 06 2018 - MANCHESTER Gorilla
Fri December 07 2018 - BRISTOL Fiddlers
Sat December 08 2018 - DUBLIN Button Factory
Mon December 10 2018 - EDINBURGH Summerhall
Tue December 11 2018 - LEEDS Howard Assembly Rooms
Wed December 12 2018 - LONDON Hackney Arts Centre

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