Listen to Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Return with Solo Single ‘I’ll Sing It’

By Courtney E. Smith

If you’ve been waiting on more info about Jeff Tweedy of Wilco‘s solo album, look no further — a new Tweedy thas been uploaded to Soundcloud by Wilco’s new self-run label, dBpm Records.

The song, titled “I’ll Sing It” is part of an album that Glide reports will be released on Sept. 16 and be called Sukierae. The album will feature 20 new songs written by Tweedy and performed with his 18-year-old son Spencer on drums.

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“When I set out to make this record, I imagined it being a solo thing, but not in the sense of one guy strumming an acoustic guitar and singing,” Tweedy said. “Solo to me meant that I would do everything – write the songs, play all the instruments and sing. But Spencer’s been with me from the very beginning demo sessions, playing drums and helping the songs take shape. In that sense, the record is kind of like a solo album performed by a duo.”

In the meantime, Tweedy fans can catch him on a string of solo tour dates kicking off tomorrow.

6/5 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple
6/6 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Three Rivers Arts Festival
6/7 – Hunter Mountain, NY @ Mountain Jam
6/9 – Baltimore, MD @ Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
6/10 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
6/11 – Louisville, KY @ The Brown Theatre on Broadway
6/16 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst Theater
6/17 – Columbia, MO @ Missouri Theatre
6/18 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
6/21 – Austin, TX @ Texas Union Ballroom
6/22 – Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theatre
6/24 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
7/4 – Ottawa, Ontario @ Ottawa Bluesfest
7/6 – Toronto, Ontario @ Toronto Urban Roots Fest
7/12 – Chicago, IL @ Taste of Chicago
7/27 – Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival


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