After recently playing a packed-house at the Oslo Hackney on September 6th to celebrate Secret City Records’ 10th anniversary, Basia Bulat is happy to announce that she will play at the Empire Hall, Belfast on 16th November 2016.
Basia is releasing a brand new single to radio this week, the upbeat “La La Lie”, which The Evening Standard calls “irresistible and irresistibly catchy, La La Lie suggests Jess Glynn as much as Joanna Newsom.”
While The Guardian gave the Polaris Music Prize 2016 nominated Good Advice 4 stars upon its release, Basia Bulat was a guest on Later… With Jools Holland last May, was recently featured in The Independent and sat just yesterday with Ricky Ross for a session on BBC Radio Scotland. See below for complete tour dates.
Bulat teamed-up with friend and collaborator Jim James of My Morning Jacket on the album’s production, driving 600 miles from her home in Montreal to La La Land recording studio in James’ hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Good Advice is a departure from Bulat’s previous work, with her voice backed up by drums, bass, electric guitar and keys. James plays electric guitar, synth, saxophone and bass on the album; further Louisville guests including members of Houndmouth, Twin Limb, Seth Kauffman of Floating Action and more also join Bulat.
Good Advice follows Bulat’s critically acclaimed Juno nominated and Polaris Music Prize short-listed 2013 release, Tall Tall Shadow, which The Line of Best Fit calls “a brilliant and engaging pop record” and the Austin Chronicle praises for its “lovely, spectral musing that balances indulgence with homespun tendencies.” In the two years since, Bulat has played shows across North America and Europe with The Shins, Sufjan Stevens, Destroyer, Daniel Lanois, Bahamas and more.