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RICKIE LEE JONES Debuts “Lonely People” Video; First Track From Upcoming ‘Kicks’ Album Due June 7

With the first single from her forthcoming album KICKS already spinning at radio, RICKIE LEE JONES has now released a video for her unique interpretation of the 1970s America hit “Lonely People.” The singer, songwriter and musician directed the video–filmed in her adopted hometown of New Orleans–in which she presents various incarnations of herself in an array of costumes amid multiple backdrops.

“The video for ‘Lonely People’ reflects the humor and strength of a singer who entered the fun house through the 1979 superstar door and came out 40 years later with a far less serious view of Rickie Lee,” she explains.

With the clip, she says, everyone needs to “make peace with the past incarnations of yourself. Don’t live ashamed of who you were… celebrate who you are. That is me now. That is Kicks. The subversive smile in a time when anger is the mantra of the masses.”

The KICKS track listing is as follows:

  1. “Bad Company” (Bad Company, 1974)

  2. “My Fathers Gun” (Elton John, 1970)

  3. “Lonely People” (America, 1974)

  4. “Houston” (Sanford Clark, 1964; made famous by Dean Martin, 1965)

  5. “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” (Russ Morgan, 1944; made famous by Dean Martin, 1960/1964)

  6. “Nagasaki” (Ipana Troubadours, 1928; most famous by Benny Goodman Quartet, 1952)

  7. “Mack The Knife” (Louis Armstrong, 1956; made famous by Bobby Darin, 1958)

  8. “Quicksilver Girl” (Steve Miller Band, 1968)

  9. “End Of The World” (Skeeter Davis, 1962)

  10. “Cry” (Ruth Casey, 1951; made famous by Johnnie Ray and the Four Lads, 1951)

In support of the album, RICKIE LEE JONES will perform two shows inJapan before a run of U.S. dates. Her initial 2019 tour dates are as follows:

DATE

CITY

VENUE

Thu

5/16

Osaka, JPN

NHK Hall

Fri

5/17

Tokyo, JPN

Orchard Hall

Sat

6/1

New Orleans, LA

Tipitina’s

Fri-Sun

6/7-6/9

Park City, UT

The Egyptian Theatre

Tue-Wed

6/11 & 6/12

Seattle, WA

The Triple Door

Fri

6/14

Boulder, CO

Boulder Theater

Sun

6/16

Kansas City, KS

Crossroads

Tue

6/18

Atlanta, GA

The City Winery

Wed

6/19

Nashville, TN

The City Winery

Fri

6/21

Dallas, TX

The Kessler

Sat

6/22

Austin, TX

The 04 Center

Sun

6/23

Houston, TX

The Heights

Tue

6/25

Albuquerque, NM

KiMo Theater

Wed

6/26

Phoenix, AZ

MIM

Thu

6/27

San Diego, CA

San Diego State Fair

Thu

7/18

Berkeley, CA

Freight & Salvage

Fri

7/19

Berkeley, CA

Freight & Salvage

Sat

7/20

Marina Del Ray, CA

Summer Series

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  1. Hi! I am the Marketing Coordinator for the Boulder Theater in Boulder, CO – I noticed this article lists Rickie’s tour in Denver and says Venue TBA. Could you please update to Boulder, CO and list Boulder Theater? We would love to share this article on our social platforms! Thank you in advance!

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