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There goes Molly Burch, there she goes

 

Since its creation a decade ago, Captured Tracks has been continuously providing music lovers with their new favorite artists and bands. Seemingly next in line, for us anyway, is Molly Burch, who enraptures listeners this week with “Wild”, the lead single from the Los Angeles-born, Texas-based musician’s sophomore album First Flower. The new LP hits October 5 via Captured Tracks, and the fluttery guitar-pop of “Wild” and its tone of seeking self-acceptance sets a striking mood. “I wanted to write a song that made me feel at peace with my imperfections and celebrate others without putting them on pedestals” says Burch in a press release, later adding that the single “shines light on the absurdity of the ‘grass is always greener’ mentality. I think for the most part we all share pretty similar fears and insecurities. Or at least that’s what I’m hoping.” Burch also heads out on a fall North American tour that takes her to Cambridge’s Middle East Up on October 14. You might want to get tickets in advance to that one. Featured image by Kelly Giarrocco.

Molly Burch North American Live Dates:
September 07 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Festival
October 05-07 – Austin, TX – ACL Festival
October 08 – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
October 09 – Atlanta, GA – 529
October 10 – Asheville, NC – Mothlight
October 11 – Richmond, VA – Gallery 5
October 12 – Washington DC – Songbyrd
October 13 – New York, NY – Rough Trade
October 14 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs
October 15 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brendas
October 16 – Pittsburgh, PA – Funhouse @ Mr. Small’s
October 17 – Columbus, OH – Rumba
October 18 – Nashville, TN – Fond Object
October 20 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
October 24 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
October 25 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
October 26 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater
October 27 – San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord
October 29 – Portland, OR – Polaris Hall
October 30 – Seattle, WA – Sunset Tavern
November 03 – Boise, ID – Funky Taco
November 04 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
November 05 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake