James Vincent McMorrow – Rising Water

“You Make Me Feel Alive In Spite Of Rising Water.”

Confidence can be a killer. Sometimes there is nothing worse than the idea of exposing our naked souls to the world. Something James Vincent McMorrow has certainly struggled with in the past (as detailed on his facebook page). Now, as we peer through a mirror into a much more colourfully coherent world than the blurred wintry shades of his 2014 album ‘Post Tropical’, JVM’s upcoming third album ‘We Move’ looks set to embrace the vulnerabilities that once kept him standing still.

Rising Water acts as his first step forward. The Nineteen85-produced track is a propulsive jam that ebbs and flows through pulsing synths, electronic beats and refreshingly buoyant R&B textures, yet still maintains JVM’s signature folk tones; and of course that beautifully distinct vocal. By collaborating with the outside voices of “85, Two Inch Punch and Frank Dukes, it would appear that the Irish singer has now comfortably taken command of his own. Move with the ‘tide’ by diving into JVM’s new sound below.

The new album ‘We Move’ will be out September 2nd via Believe/Caroline. Check below for upcoming live shows.

Live Dates
Oct 10 O2 ABC Glasgow Glasgow, United Kingdom
Oct 11 Albert Hall Manchester, United Kingdom
Oct 12 Colston Hall Bristol, United Kingdom
Oct 13 Leeds Town Hall Leeds, United Kingdom
Oct 15 The Sage Gateshead Gateshead, United Kingdom
Oct 17 The Roundhouse London, United Kingdom
Oct 18 Élysée Montmartre Paris, France
Oct 19 Tivolivredenburg Utrecht, Netherlands
Oct 21 Rockefeller Oslo, Norway
Oct 22 Debaser Medis Stockholm, Sweden
Oct 23 DR Koncerthuset København S, Denmark
Oct 24 Heimathafen Berlin, Germany
Oct 26 Mojo Hamburg, Germany
Oct 27 New Fall Festival Dusseldorf, Germany
Oct 29 BIME Bilbao, Spain
Oct 30 Joy Eslava Madrid, Spain
Oct 31 BARTS Barcelona, Spain

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