It’s cold and rainy in northern Indiana on our day off. Happy that Brandon, tour manager of no equal, pricelined the shit out of a Marriott, and we are sprawled out in semi-luxury. The tour has been a revelation to me: I’ve been deeply inspired watching Darnielle play and sing up close again, and thrilled to be spending so much time with both JD and Brandon.
In an hour or so we’ll follow Veg Out and hit Taj Indian. Next stop is Portage Theater in Chicago, and if I don’t see you then there are a few more shows to come. I really don’t want this tour to end.
I’ve been playing songs from the upcoming album on this trip. Here’s the album-version of "Fetal Horses" for you to download. Romanian Names is out on Dead Oceans May 19.
Download: "Fetal Horses"