Jesca Hoop’s “Memories Are Now” is the ebullient title track from her forthcoming label debut available February 10th, 2017 worldwide through Sub Pop [listen here].
Memories Are Now is an album of stunning original songs- raw yet brimming with energy, forged from rich life experience and emotional depth. Beautifully delivered by an artist that has steadfastly honed her unique craft of musical storytelling.
Jesca Hoop’s previously announced international tour dates in support of Memories Are Now span January 28th through April 6th, 2017. The U.S. shows begin February 26th in Austin, TX and include stops in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. The U.K. shows begin March 28th and include stops in London, Leeds, Bristol, Norwich, Manchester, Brighton, and Cambridge.
Jan 28th – Glasgow, UK, Roaming Roots Revue @ Celtic Connections Feb. 26 – Austin, TX – 3TEN @ Austin City Limits Live Feb. 28 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West Mar. 02 – Vienna, VA – Jammin’ Java Mar. 05 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle Mar. 06 – Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall Mar. 08 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge Mar. 14 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center Mar. 17 – Seattle, WA – Fremont Abbey Arts Center Mar. 18 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater Mar. 20 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall Mar. 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy Mar. 28 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club Mar. 29 – London, UK – The Lexington [Sold Out]
Mar. 30 – Bristol, UK – Exchange Mar. 31- Leicester, UK- The Musician Apr. 01 – Brighton, UK – Patterns Apr. 02 – Norwich, UK – Epic Studios Apr. 03 – Cambridge, UK – Portland Arms Apr. 06 – Manchester, UK – Gorilla
For an in-depth insight into the recording of the Memories Are Now, please view this short film [YouTube]. The release of Memories Are Now comes on the heels of Love Letter for Fire, Jesca’s acclaimed duets album with Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam. Memories Are Now was recorded at NRG Studios, produced by Blake Mills (Alabama Shakes), engineered by Eric Caudieux, mixed by Greg Koller and mastered by Ian Sefchick at Capitol Mastering.
Jesca recently recorded an intimate performance on Marc Riley’s BBC 6 radio show, which features select tracks off her new album [watch here].
Memories Are Now will be released on CD / LP / DL and is available for pre-order now [link]. LP pre-orders through megamart.subpop.com will receive the limited Loser Edition on gold colored vinyl (while supplies last).