Listen: Marissa Nadler’s spellbinding new song, “Was It a Dream”

“Was it a dream? Or something sinister?”, Marissa Nadler curiously coos on “Was It a Dream”, her chilly vocals drifting off like ghosts in the dead of night. Taken from her forthcoming sophomore album, July, the dreamy folk number follows similarly spectral lead single “Dead City Emily”, but benefits from an especially muscular arrangement of fuzzy guitars and wincing strings. It’s at once soothing and sweeping, slow-burning and immediate. Check it out below.

July is due out February 4th via Sacred Bones. It was recorded in Seattle’s Avast Studio with producer Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Akron/Family, The Cave Singers).

July Tracklist:
01. Drive
02. 1923
03. Firecrackers
04. We Are Coming Back
05. Dead City Emily
06. Was It a Dream
07. I’ve Got Your Name
08. Desire
09. Anyone Else
10. Holiday In
11. Nothing in My Heart

In support, Nadler will embark on a US tour beginning in February.

Marissa Nadler 2014 Tour Dates:
02/08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands
02/15 – Seattle, WA @ Fremont Abbey
02/16 – Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
02/17 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
02/19 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
02/20 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
02/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Church
02/23 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
03/06 – Kingston, NY @ BSP Post
03/07 – Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre
03/08 – Montreal, QC @ Casa del Popolo
03/09 – Portsmouth, NH @ Book and Bar
03/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s


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