Jeff Tweedy Shares Song From New Solo Acoustic Album Together at Last

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Jeff Tweedy Shares Song From New Solo Acoustic Album <i>Together at Last</i>

Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy’s got a lot of material in his back catalog. He’s got the 10 albums with Wilco, plus the four with Uncle Tupelo, plus the one with his son on drums, and a couple with Golden Smog and The Minus 5.

So it feels logical that Tweedy would eventually marshal some of that music and rework it for an album. That’s exactly what he’s done with the forthcoming Together at Last. And our first taste of the record isn’t a Wilco or Uncle Tupelo track, but one from his work with Loose Fur. In its new form, “Laminated Cat” is a bluesy and unadorned number that’s just Tweedy strumming on guitar, crooning about “waiting out your weekends” and finding the beauty in bending sun beams. As often as Tweedy deftly piles on musical accoutrements, it’s nice to hear him just break everything down to the essentials.

Together at Last is out June 23 via dBpm Records and is available for pre-order here. Check out “Laminated Cat,” a 1996 Wilco performance from the Paste Cloud, the Together at Last tracklist and album art, and Wilco’s summer tour dates, all below.

Together at Last Tracklist:
01. “Via Chicago”
02. “Laminated Cat”
03. “Lost Love”
04. “Muzzle Of Bees”
05. “Ashes Of American Flags”
06. “Dawned On Me”
07. “In A Future Age”
08. “I’m Trying To Break Your Heart”
09. “Hummingbird”
10. “I’m Always In Love”
11. “Sky Blue Sky”

Together at Last Album Art:

Jeff Tweedy Together At Last.jpg

Wilco Tour Dates:

05 – New Orleans, La. @ New Orleans Heritage & Jazz Festival
07 – Rochester Hills, Mich. @Meadow Brook Amphitheatre*
08 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE *
09 – Vienna, Va. @ Wolf Trap*
11 – Louisville, Ky. @ Iroquois Amphitheater *
13 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ White River State Park *
14 – Rockford, Ill. @Coronado Performing Arts Center *
16 – Eau Clair, Wis. @ Eaux Claires
17 – Eau Clair, Wis. @ Eaux Claires
18 – Milwaukee, Wis. @ Riverside Theater *
23 – North Adams, Mass. @ Solid Sound Festival
24 – North Adams, Mass.@ Solid Sound Festival
25 – North Adams, Mass.@ Solid Sound Festival

07 – Palafrugell, Spain @ Cap Roig Festival
08 – Madrid, Spain @ Mad Cool Festival
13 – Pori, Fla. @ Pori Jazz Festival
28 – Camden, N.J. @ XPoNetial Music Festival
30 – Portland, Maine @ Thompson’s Point

11 – Denver, Colo. @ Velorama Festival