The Handsome Family tour dates are starting on October 1st, the band are partaking in their first tour on the road in 5 years and have their first new album since 2016 coming out on September 8th. This tour will contain an ENTIRE evening with The Handsome Family!
OCT 13 Brooklyn NY, Public Records
OCT 18 Atlanta GA, The Earl
“Here the alt-country husband and wife duo document the tragedy of a relationship that has cooled into mundanity, who travel from coffee shop to motel with no idea how to reignite the passion they once felt for one another. Yet both feel the heavy responsibility of their partnership, recalling that the first time they slept together “it felt like when you learned to float”- now our narrator observes “This is why people OD on pills/and jump from the Golden Gate Bridge/anything to feel weightless again” In mood, the song carries the same ominous gravity as a murder ballad, a dark country tale sung in the deepest, swampiest of voices, it conveys the desolation of love gone wrong”