Juliana Hatfield Releases New Music Video and More Tour Dates

In support of her soon-to-be released record, Pussycat (April 28th on American Laundromat Records), Boston-based singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield will kick off a national tour on April 22nd in New Haven, CT.
The brand new video for the song, “Short-Fingered Man,” off the new record, can be seen here: http://www.stereogum.com/1933206/juliana-hatfield-short-fingered-man-video/video/
Juliana is looking forward to the tour and playing the new songs in front of a live audience. About her forthcoming record, she says, “I wasn’t planning on making a record,” In fact, she thought her songwriting career was on hiatus, and that she had nothing left to say in song form; that she had finally said it all after two decades as a recording artist. But then the presidential election happened. “All of these songs just started pouring out of me. And I felt an urgency to record them, to get them down, and get them out there.”
Hatfield produced and played every instrument other than drums-bass, keyboards, guitars, vocals. From start to finish-recording through mixing-the whole thing took a total of just twelve and a half days to complete.
“It was a blur. It was cathartic,” says Hatfield. “I almost don’t even understand what happened in there, or how it came together so smoothly, so quickly. I was there, directing it all, managing it, getting it all done, but I was being swept along by some force that was driving and controlling me. The songs had a will, they forced themselves on me, or out of me, and I did what they told me to do. Even my hands-it felt like they were not my hands. I played bass differently– looser, more confident, better.”
The tour kick will kick off on April 22nd in New Haven, CT and will make stops in Cambridge, MA, Philly, Virginia, NYC, Cleveland and Columbus, OH and Chicago. More dates to be announced.
Pussycat is available for pre-order on iTunes, with an instant download of the song “Wonder Why.”
Saturday, April 22nd
Café Nine
240 State Street
New Haven, CT
$16 – advanced
$20 – day of show
21 and over
Sunday, April 23rd
The Sinclair
52 Church Street
Cambridge, MA
$20  *  18 and over
Monday, April 24th
Boot & Saddle
1131 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
$20  *  21 and over
Tuesday, April 25th
Jammin’ Java
227 Maple Avenue
E Vienna, VA
$20  *  all ages
Wednesday April 26th and Thursday, April 27th
The Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
$20  *  21 and over
Saturday, April 29th
13200 Madison Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio
$20 – advanced
$25 – day of
All ages
Sunday, April 30th
Ace of Cups
2691 N. High Street
Columbus, OH
$20  *  18 and over
Monday, May 1st
Lincoln Hall
2424 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL
$20  *  21 and over