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    Daughter of Swords Adds Tour Dates with Wilco, Joan Shelley, Shares "Easy Is Hard" Lyric Video
    Kendall Bailey Atwater

    Daughter of SwordsMountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig—has extended her US tour to include dates with Wilco and Joan Shelley this fall. In addition, the tour includes dates with Sylvan Esso, Hiss Golden Messenger, Molly Tuttle, and Molly Sarlé, as well as headlining shows at Union Pool in Brooklyn tonight, Songbyrd in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, and Ambrose West in Asheville on Thursday. See below for details and tickets; for all the latest, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    Also out today is a new lyric video for "Easy Is Hard," the latest from Daughter of Swords' critically acclaimed debut album, Dawnbreaker, out now on Nonesuch Records. The video, seen below, features drawings by Sauser-Monnig and animation by Robert Edridge-Waks.

    NPR hailed Dawnbreaker as a "tender, fragile, jewel of a record," and Pitchfork said it "reveals her effortless skill as a songwriter." To pick up a copy, head to your local record store, iTunes, Amazon, the Daughter of Swords shop, and the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. You can also hear the album on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital service providers.

    DAUGHTER OF SWORDS ON TOUR

    Aug 13 Union Pool Brooklyn, NY
    Aug 14 Songbyrd Washington, DC
    Aug 15 Ambrose West Asheville, NC
    Aug 18 3rd and Lindsley* Nashville, TN
    Sep 7 Hopscotch Music Festival Raleigh, NC
    Sep 30 Club Dada** Dallas, TX
    Oct 1 Antone's** Austin, TX
    Oct 3 191 Toole** Tucson, AZ
    Oct 4 Casbah** San Diego, CA
    Oct 5 Teragram Ballroom** Los Angeles, CA
    Oct 8 Café du Nord^ San Francisco, CA
    Oct 9 Bunk Bar^ Portland, OR
    Oct 10&11 Wang Theatre, Boch Center^^ Boston, MA
    Oct 12 Radio City Music Hall^^ (Sold Out) New York, NY
    Oct 13 Brooklyn Steel^^ (Sold Out) Brooklyn, NY
    Nov 17&18 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
    Dec 4 Turf Club†† St. Paul, MN
    Dec 5 Paradigm Coffee†† Sheboygan, WI
    Dec 6 Stoughton Opera House†† Stoughton, WI
    Dec 7 Colectivo†† Milwaukee, WI
    Dec 8 Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music†† Chicago, IL
         

    * with Molly Tuttle
    ** with Hiss Golden Messenger
    ^ with Molly Sarlé
    ^^ w/Wilco
    † w/Sylvan Esso
    †† w/Joan Shelley

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Daughter of Swords Adds Tour Dates with Wilco, Joan Shelley, Shares "Easy Is Hard" Lyric Video

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Daughter of Swords has extended her US tour to include dates with Wilco and Joan Shelley this fall. In addition, the tour includes dates with Sylvan Esso, Hiss Golden Messenger, Molly Tuttle, and Molly Sarlé, as well as headlining shows in Brooklyn, DC, and Asheville this week. Also out today is a lyric video for "Easy Is Hard," from Daughter of Swords' debut album, Dawnbreaker. Watch the video, with drawings by Sauser-Monnig animated by Robert Edridge-Waks, here.

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Daughter of SwordsMountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig—has extended her US tour to include dates with Wilco and Joan Shelley this fall. In addition, the tour includes dates with Sylvan Esso, Hiss Golden Messenger, Molly Tuttle, and Molly Sarlé, as well as headlining shows at Union Pool in Brooklyn tonight, Songbyrd in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, and Ambrose West in Asheville on Thursday. See below for details and tickets; for all the latest, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

Also out today is a new lyric video for "Easy Is Hard," the latest from Daughter of Swords' critically acclaimed debut album, Dawnbreaker, out now on Nonesuch Records. The video, seen below, features drawings by Sauser-Monnig and animation by Robert Edridge-Waks.

NPR hailed Dawnbreaker as a "tender, fragile, jewel of a record," and Pitchfork said it "reveals her effortless skill as a songwriter." To pick up a copy, head to your local record store, iTunes, Amazon, the Daughter of Swords shop, and the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. You can also hear the album on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital service providers.

DAUGHTER OF SWORDS ON TOUR

Aug 13 Union Pool Brooklyn, NY
Aug 14 Songbyrd Washington, DC
Aug 15 Ambrose West Asheville, NC
Aug 18 3rd and Lindsley* Nashville, TN
Sep 7 Hopscotch Music Festival Raleigh, NC
Sep 30 Club Dada** Dallas, TX
Oct 1 Antone's** Austin, TX
Oct 3 191 Toole** Tucson, AZ
Oct 4 Casbah** San Diego, CA
Oct 5 Teragram Ballroom** Los Angeles, CA
Oct 8 Café du Nord^ San Francisco, CA
Oct 9 Bunk Bar^ Portland, OR
Oct 10&11 Wang Theatre, Boch Center^^ Boston, MA
Oct 12 Radio City Music Hall^^ (Sold Out) New York, NY
Oct 13 Brooklyn Steel^^ (Sold Out) Brooklyn, NY
Nov 17&18 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
Dec 4 Turf Club†† St. Paul, MN
Dec 5 Paradigm Coffee†† Sheboygan, WI
Dec 6 Stoughton Opera House†† Stoughton, WI
Dec 7 Colectivo†† Milwaukee, WI
Dec 8 Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music†† Chicago, IL
     

* with Molly Tuttle
** with Hiss Golden Messenger
^ with Molly Sarlé
^^ w/Wilco
† w/Sylvan Esso
†† w/Joan Shelley

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