The Lone Bellow release powerful new song; album out next Friday, Feb 7

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The Lone Bellow has released a new song, the powerful and deeply personal “Just Enough To Get By.” The song, written by Kanene Donehey Pipkin, is the latest song from the band’s eagerly awaited new album, HALF MOON LIGHT, due next Friday, February 7 from Dualtone Records (An Entertainment One Company); pre–orders – including limited edition gold vinyl and autographed merchandise bundles – are available now.

“I wrote this song when I heard a secret kept by someone close to me,” says Pipkin. “It was a secret about a trauma they had experienced decades ago, and had kept hidden from nearly everyone they could, until everything unexpectedly came out into the open. Even then, she didn’t know if anyone she’d told believed her. I wanted to put myself in her shoes. When I began to imagine the years of burying this secret, I heard words of advice from all sides; cross-stitch clichés, culture, my confidants, my own mind. Mostly, they told me to get over it, keep it to myself, protect my reputation, and to never discomfort others with the truth of my past. I realized that living that way would only give me just enough to get by; I’d never be free.”

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Earlier in the month, The Lone Bellow unveiled their super-charged muscle-car lovin’ lyric video for their chart–topping single, “Count On Me,” streaming now at the band’s official YouTube channel. “Count On Me” – which recently hit #1 at Americana radio outlets nationwide, with spins on over 70 Triple A and Americana stations across the country – is but one of the indelible highlights of HALF MOON LIGHT, alongside the song, “Good Times,” streaming now following an exclusive premiere via Billboard, which praised the song as “rhythmic, joyous.” A special teaser video detailing the writing and recording of “Good Times” is streaming now via YouTube.

HALF MOON LIGHT marks the fourth studio album from and first new LP since 2017 from The Lone Bellow. The Brooklyn, NY-based band – Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin, and Brian Elmquist – first heralded the album last November with the transcendent “Wonder,” streaming now after an exclusive premiere via Relix, which hailed the track as “moving, wistful.”

Produced at The National’s Aaron Dessner, HALF MOON LIGHT is an artistic triumph worked toward for years, earned not by individual posturing, but by collective determination and natural growth. Recorded at Dessner’s Long Pond Studio in Upper Hudson Valley, NY and featuring guitarist Josh Kaufman and drummer J.T. Baites, the album finds The Lone Bellow pushing their acoustic storytelling prowess past new horizons, experimenting with textures and instrumentation to create their most sophisticated work to date. With earthy three–part harmonies and songwriting as provocative as it is honest, the trio – made up of guitarist Elmquist, lead vocalist Williams, and multi–instrumentalist Pipkin – creates sparks that make a stranger’s life matter or bring our sense of childlike wonder roaring back. With HALF MOON LIGHT, The Lone Bellow have returned, unified and invigorated with boundless ambition.

The Lone Bellow just started celebrating HALF MON LIGHT with an extensive world tour that got underway January 22 and 23 with a sold out two-night-stand at London’s St. Pancras Old Church. North American dates begin with a two-night-stand at Los Angeles, CA’s famed Troubadour on February 12 and 13 and continue through the band’s first–ever headlining show at Nashville, TN’s historic Ryman Auditorium on April 24. Additional European tour dates and an array of festival appearances are also slated. For complete details, updates, and ticket information, please visit www.thelonebellow.com/tour.

THE LONE BELLOW 2020 TOUR

FEBRUARY
12 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
13 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
26 – Houston, TX – The Heights Theater
27 – Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
28 – New Braunfels, TX – Gruene Hall
29 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater

MARCH
2 – Kansas City, MO – Knuckleheads
4 – Denver, CO – Bluebird
6 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Commonwealth
7 – Boise, ID – The Olympic
9 – Vancouver, BC – Imperial
10 – Seattle, WA – Neptune
11 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
13 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
14 – Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriets

APRIL
2 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
3 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
4 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
5 – Louisville, KY – Headliners
7 – Birmingham, AL – Saturn
8 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
10 – Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom
11 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club
14 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
15 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
16 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
17 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
24 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium