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Speak Low If You Speak Love announce album

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Speak Low If You Speak Love will release its 2nd studio album, Nearsighted, with Pure Noise Records on January 19th. Nearsighted will be the second, full-length album from Speak Low If You Speak Love, following Graham’s debut record Everything But What You Need, which was released in 2015 by Pure Noise Records.

Speaking about the new single, Graham says, “Enough was actually the last song written for the record, after a night of just jamming in the studio. After analyzing each song on the record, we decided it was missing a certain vibe, and Enough was the piece that was missing. Not only on the musical side of things, but I also felt as though there were a few ideas left unexplored. The “rush of blood” high that comes with specific relationships had been kicking around my brain for a while and I wanted to put it down to paper. Couldn’t be happier with how the song turned out.”

“Working on Nearsighted was an immense process,” Graham adds. “I wanted to experiment in a big way with my songwriting and my drummer Drew and I sat with each song for days, weeks, (even years on a handful of tunes) just toiling with each chord progression, making sure every note had purpose. I’m older now, and I’m always looking for new ways to express certain ideas, so I really feel we captured that with the sound of this record. It’s different enough to be interesting and fun, but still the Speak Low I think many have come to know. Our producer Aaron Marsh took these songs and really changed the game. It was a pleasure working with an artist I’ve looked up to for years.”

Speak Low If You Speak Love Tour Dates:

Jan 18 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory

Jan 19 – Tucson, AZ – The Rock

Jan 20 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theater

Jan 22 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory

Jan 23 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall

Jan 24 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live

Jan 26 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage

Jan 27 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz

Jan 28 – Orlando, FL – Plaza Live

Jan 30 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa

Jan 31 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live

Feb 1 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

Feb 2 – New York, NY – Playstation Theater

Feb 3 – Worcester, MA – Palladium

Feb 5 – Rochester, NY – Anthology

Feb 6 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda

Feb 8 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theater

Feb 9 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic

Feb 10 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater

Feb 12 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall

Feb 13 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

Feb 14 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman

Feb 16 – Denver, CO – The Ogden Theater

Feb 17 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex

Feb 18 – Boise, ID – The Knitting Factory

Feb 20 – Calgary, AB – MacWwan Ballroom

Feb 21 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall

Feb 23 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theater

Feb 24 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox

Feb 25 – Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom

Feb 27 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom

Feb 28 – Hollywood, CA – The Henry Fonda Theater

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