Article Contributed by All Eyes Media | Published on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Grammy nominee Hiss Golden Messenger has just released the new track "Glory Strums (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner)” from the highly anticipated album Quietly Blowing It (Merge Records), out on June 25th. The video for "Glory Strums (Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner)," directed by Vikesh Kapoor, premiered today at Consequence as part of their insightful "Origins" series. Watch it HERE

Hiss Golden Messenger bandleader, songwriter and lead vocalist M.C. Taylor says of the new song: "Glory Strums' was written in the chaotic green spring of 2020 as a hymn to finding the places and spaces that make us human."

Hiss Golden Messenger has announced a long-awaited Winter/Spring tour in support of Quietly Blowing It, which begins on November 30th in Hummelstown, P. heading to Webster Hall in New York City on December 2nd. The run of 30+ dates will take the Durham, NC-based group coast to coast with stops that include Cambridge, MA, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Charleston, SC, Atlanta, New Orleans, Austin, San Francisco, Portland, OR, Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis and Chicago before winding things up in Nashville on March 12th. See full list of dates below.

Quietly Blowing It was written, arranged, and produced by Taylor and is the follow-up to 2019's critically acclaimed release Terms of Surrender, which received a 2021 Grammy Award nomination for Best Americana Album. Special guests and contributors include Griffin and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, Tony Award-winning artist Anaïs Mitchell, Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, Nashville guitar great Buddy Miller, and producer/musician Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman.

Pre-order Quietly Blowing It HERE now on CD, LP, and metallic blue Peak Vinyl, or wherever records are sold.

Hiss Golden Messenger Winter/Spring Tour Dates

November 30 – Hummelstown, PA – The Englewood 

December 2 - New York, NY – Webster Hall

December 3 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair

December 4 – Hamden, CT – Space Ballroom

December 6 - Providence, RI – Fete Music Hall

December 7 - Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live 

December 8 - Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

December 9 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel 

December 10 – Columbia, SC - The Senate

December 11 - Charleston, SC - The Pour House 

February 3 - Greenville, SC – Radio Room

February 4 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West 

February 5 – Birmingham, AL - Saturn 

February 6 - New Orleans, LA – Tipitina's F

ebruary 9 – Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall 

February 10 – Fort Worth, TX – Tulips

February 11 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger 

February 12 - Austin, TX - Scoot Inn

February 14 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom 

February 16 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up

February 18 – Los Angeles, CA – The Troubadour

February 19 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore

February 23 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios

February 24 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios 

February 25 – Seattle, WA - Neptune Theatre

February 26 – Vancouver, BC – Imperial Vancouver 

March 1 – Boise, ID – Neurolux

March 2 - Salt Lake City, UT – The Commonwealth Room 

March 3 – Fort Collins, CO – Venue TBA

March 4 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theate

March 5 – Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater

March 7 – Kansas City, MO – Record Bar

March 8 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway 

March 9 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon

March 10 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Cafe 

March 11 – Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall

March 12 - Nashville, TN - Brooklyn Bowl