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The Avett Brothers Announce First New Album in Five Years

The Avett Brothers

Out May 17th via Ramseur Records/American Recordings/Thirty Tigers

Today, The Avett Brothers return with news of their first album in five years, out May 17th via

Ramseur Records/American Recordings/Thirty Tigers. Produced by longtime collaborator, friend

and early champion Rick Rubin, The Avett Brothers is as much untitled as it is self-titled, for

as Thomas Keating said: “Silence is God’s first language – everything else is a poor translation.”

From the album’s all-vocal opening to the sharp, scrappy and scorching rock n roll blast of lead

single “Love Of A Girl,” to the novel strains of folk, roots, synth and strings that have landed

The Avett Brothers numerous Billboard Top 5 and chart-topping albums, three GRAMMY

nominations, five Americana Music Awards, a documentary co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, and so much more, this record is one that revealed itself naturally over time.

Pre-Order The Avett Brothers, and listen to “Love Of A Girl” now:

Recorded in Malibu’s Shangri-La Studios, as well as Nashville, Mar Vista, and the band’s

hometown of Concord, NC, The Avett Brothers is a collection of songs seen through a lens of

independently studied spirituality; questions and considerations in the interest of the divine

unknowable. In an ongoing attempt to comprehend existence and our interpersonal

connectedness, these songs seek the sacred in the commonplace: a cheap cup of coffee, the

smallest movement of love, broken hearts and school bus lessons, a baby’s first and second

steps, growing older and holding on to one’s roots, losing someone and accepting fate,

rediscovering hope and finding sanctity in tragedy...ultimately reveling in the fun and surrender

of what we cannot understand.

As their first full-length release on Ramseur Records/Thirty Tigers since 2007’s Emotionalism,

The Avett Brothers is both a cumulative opus and fresh start for the band’s future as a

multifaceted and singular force. In the time that has passed since their last album, the band

have also debuted Swept Away, a new musical inspired by and featuring their music, backed

by a cast and crew that have earned a collective nine Tony Awards. Hailed as a “spellbinding

tale” and “worthy of a broadway christening” (The Washington Post), the show has completed

successful runs in Berkeley, CA and Washington, DC, with more news to be announced soon.

Furthermore, the North Carolina Music Hall of Famers recently earned a Lifetime Achievement

Award for Performance from the Americana Honors & Awards, while Seth Avett released a solo

album celebrating his songwriting hero Greg Brown, Bob Crawford created a podcast about

John Quincy Adams, and Scott Avett had multiple exhibits for his work as a figurative painter

(while creating all the artwork and illustrations that will accompany The Avett Brothers LP).

The Avett Brothers will begin performing music from The Avett Brothers on a far-reaching tour

this spring and summer, including their own five-day festival in Mexico, a headline show at

NYC’s Forest Hills Stadium on album release day, three nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre,

LA’s SoFi Stadium with Luke Combs, and more across the US. Find the full list of dates below

Artwork by Scott Avett

The Avett Brothers Tracklist

Never Apart (w/ Vocal Prelude)

Love Of A Girl

Cheap Coffee

Forever Now

Country Kid

Orion's Belt

2020 Regret

Same Broken Bones

We Are Loved


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