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    Vanessa Carlton New Video & Album

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    The Only Way to Love premiered today.

    Vanessa Carlton premiered the music video for her single “The Only Way To Love” earlier today. The track is off Vanessa’s upcoming sixth studio album Love Is Art out March 27, 2020 by Dine Alone Records and was produced by Dave Fridmann (MGMT, Flaming Lips). Directed by Joshua Shoemaker and choreography by Lindsay Fine Smith, the video is a visual meditation on the push and pull of fear and courage within our minds.

    The dancing is a physical manifestation of this woman’s emotions inside her head. The journey of love is beautiful, brutal, joyful, peaceful…so many chapters. And it only works if you let go of fear. That is her struggle. Until she finally let’s go. – Vanessa Carlton

    Tying into the album release, Vanessa will embark on her Love Is An Art Tour with special guest Jenny O.

    Album + Concert Ticket bundles are available through Vanessa’s fan ticketing site and include a discount when purchasing a signed CD or vinyl along with a concert ticket. Signed albums will be available for pick up night of the show at participating venues at the merch stand. $1 for each ticket sold through Vanessa’s ticketing site will benefit the Nashville Ballet.

    photo by: Alysse Gafkjen

    The upcoming album Love Is An Art, explores the eternal seesaw that is human connection: the push, the pull, the balance, the bottoming out. It’s that constantly evolving nature of love, expectations and compassion that Carlton analyzes from all angles on Love Is An Art, from romantic, to parental, to the friends that hold us up and the leaders that repeatedly let us down.

    True to Carlton’s skill as both a lyricist and an instrumentalist, the arrangements on Love Is An Art tell these tales as vibrantly as the words themselves: piano parts that speak of rage and tenderness, synths that burst and glow like dawn.

    From the video channel of PASTE magazine

    Love Is An Art Tour

    First Leg
    April 02 St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill   
    April 03 Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room      
    April 04 Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theatre        
    April 05 Chicago, IL @ City Winery            
    April 06 Chicago, IL @ City Winery            
    April 08 Ann Arbor, MI @ The Ark             
    April 09 Toronto, ON @ The Drake           
    April 10 Homer, NY @ Center for the Arts of Homer         
    April 11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Jergels              
    April 13 Cleveland, OH @ Music Box Theatre       
    April 14 Washington, DC @ Birchmere   
    April 16 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live         
    April 18 Boston, MA @ Sinclair   
    April 19 New York, NY @ City Winery      
    April 20 Annapolis, MD @ Rams Head Tavern
    April 22 Charlotte, NC @ The Underground         
    April 23 Atlanta, GA @ City Winery          
    April 24 Atlanta, GA @ City Winery          
    April 25 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In 

    Second Leg
    May 27 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues – Parish Room
    May 28 Houston, TX @ House of Blues – Bronze Peacock
    May 29 Austin, TX @ Antone’s
    May 30 Dallas, TX @ Blue Light  
    June 02 Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole
    June 03 San Diego, CA @ Casbah
    June 04 San Juan Capistrano, CA @ Coach House
    June 06 Los Angeles @ Roxy
    June 07 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
    June 10 Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
    June 11 Seattle, WA @ Triple Door
    June 12 Seattle, WA @ Triple Door
    June 13 Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret                   
    June 16 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
    June 18 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
    June 19 Denver, CO @ Soiled Dove          
    June 21 Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar

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