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Kurt Wagner & Cortney Tidwell present KORT

[ 16 ] October 3, 2010 |

From the City Slang blog:

Release date: October 18, 2010 (Europe/UK)

Born of a common love for their city and its traditions, this long-awaited collaboration from City Slang mainstays Kurt Wagner (Lambchop) and Cortney Tidwell seeks to portray their vision of Nashville through the music for which it is famous. Like Nashville, and indeed like country music itself, ‘Invariable Heartache’ draws upon the past but looks forward to the future, shining a gentle light on Kurt and Cortney’s romance with the city, its story and the universal truths that these and its songs represent. Described by Kurt as ‘not so much a replication, but more of a study in reclamation’, this labour of love seeks to strip away the cliché and glossy kitsch which so often mask the pure simplistic beauty of traditional Nashville country music.

Kurt Wagner, Cortney Tidwell and their band will be bringing their Nashville across the pond this autumn, with a European tour spanning the following cities:

See Tour Date Details here.

04.11 Gothenburg – Pusterviksbaren
05.11 Copenhagen – Loppen
06.11 Hamburg – Knust
07.11 Berlin – Passionskirche
09.11 Leipzig – Werk II
10.11 Dresden – Beatpol
12.11 Zurich – El Lokal
13.11 Ebensee – Kino
14.11 Munich – Feierwerk
16.11 Cologne – Gebäude 9
17.11 London – Dingwalls
18.11 Paris – La Maroquinerie
19.11 Frankfurt – Brotfabrik
20.11 Den Hague – Crossing Border (Festival)

Watch the video for “Pickin’ Wild Mountain Berries”:

Kurt Wagner & Cortney Tidwell present KORT – Pickin’ Wild Mountain Berries (Official Video) from City Slang on Vimeo.

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  1. Simon says:

    Great news. Will try to make the London gig

  2. Dylan says:

    Will Merge release KORT in the U.S.?

  3. Mary says:

    I think you’ll really enjoy it…beautiful songs, beautiful performances.

  4. John says:

    oh dear only one UK date! Come up north – Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle (not the Sage though – too staid). Or The National Centre for Early Music in York (Kurt knows it).

  5. Graham says:

    Any news of a release date for Invariable Heartache?

  6. anhell says:

    No spanish´s gig….. What a pity!!!

  7. simon says:

    Good review in this months UNCUT Mag..

  8. Mary says:

    Thanks for the heads up on the Uncut review, Simon.

  9. Mary says:

    Release date is October 18 in Europe/UK

  10. Mary says:

    No Merge release in the U.S., Dylan.

  11. b says:

    someone needs to release this is the u.s.! what about self releasing or using kickstarter or something?

  12. Mary says:

    Hey b, we’re working on it…

  13. b says:

    sounds good. i’ve backed a few things on kickstarter, and i’m sure this would do really well…

  14. Jerry says:

    Please come to Wales.

  15. Paolo says:

    Please add an Italian gig ! I’ve seen you in Milan, some years ago.. One of the best concerts in my life.. Thanks

  16. Hello Lambchop !

    It’s time for Year-End lists and guess who is our “Best Record” of 2010 ? the answer is @ http://kokomo.fr

    ((( happy listening ))) and happy Christmas Holidays.

    Hope to see you in France soon.

    The KOKOMO team.

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