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Jonathan Wilson Unveils New Video ‘There’s A Light’

Jonathan Wilson has shared a video for “There’s A Light,” off the new album Rare Birds, which debuted in the Heatseekers Top 10 Chart and earned widespread critical acclaim. Jonathan’s longtime friend and collaborator Grant James created the video, shooting with obsolete Japanese broadcast cameras and performing analog effects by hand. The playfully transcendental video features an introduction by Bedouine and guest vocals from Lucius.

Jonathan tells us, “One of my favorite tracks on Rare Birds is undoubtedly ‘There’s A Light.’ It was written late in the sessions, the idea came to me that i needed an anthem of pure positivity, the point was to put these words of peace love and hope in the mouths of whoever sang along. The track you hear is the first take we played of the song, ever.”

Jonathan Wilson has just concluded a successful run of U.S. dates, including a packed house at Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York City, and begins an extensive European tour tonight in Glasglow. Full list of dates is below.

WATCH “THERE’S A LIGHT” HERE

Wilson’s third solo release follows an eventful 2017, spent producing Father John Misty’s Grammy-winning Pure Comedy as well as Karen Elson’s critically acclaimed Double Roses, and touring the globe as guitarist and vocalist for Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters. Rare Birds features contributions from acclaimed cohorts including the legendaryLaraaji, Father John Misty, Lana Del Rey and Lucius.

Tracklist:

1. Trafalgar Square ^

2. Me

3. Over The Midnight

4. There’s A Light ^

5. Sunset Boulevard

6. Rarebirds ^

7. 49 Hair Flips *

8. Miriam Montague

9. Loving You +

10. Living With Myself #

11. Hard To Get Over

12. Hi Ho The Righteous

13. Mulholland Queen

^ backing vocals by Lucius

* backing vocals by

Josh Tillman/Father John Misty

+ backing vocals by Laraaji

# backing vocals by Lana Del Rey

Tour:

3/14 | Glasgow, UK at Oran Mor

3/15 | Dublin, IE at Whelans

3/16 | Leeds, UK at Burdened Social Club (SOLD OUT)

3/17 | Brighton, UK at Concorde 20

3/19 | London, UK at Omeara (SOLD OUT)*

3/20 | London, UK at Omeara (SOLD OUT)*

3/21 | Paris, FR at Point Ephémère (SOLD OUT)*

3/22 | Paris, FR at Point Ephémère*

3/24 | Amsterdam, NL at Melkweg (SOLD OUT)*

3/25 | Brussels, BE at AB Club (SOLD OUT)*

3/27 | Cologne, DE at Stadtgarten*

3/28 | Berlin, DE at Privatclub (SOLD OUT)*

3/29 | Hamburg, DE at Nochtspicher*

3/31 | Copenhagen, DK at Little Vega Hall*

4/01 | Stockholm, SWE at Bryggarsalen*

4/03 | Oslo, NO at Parkteatret (SOLD OUT)*

4/04 | I Stavenger, NO at Folken*

4/09 | Barcelona, SP at Razzmatazz 3 (Solo with Strings)

4/19 | Rome, IT at Quirinetta (Solo with Strings)

4/20 | Madonna Dell’Albero (Ravenna), IT at Bronson (Solo with Strings)

*support from Gambles

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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