Austin, TX songwriter Benjamin Cissner (ex-Tiny Vipers, Windsor For The Derby, VietNam) shares the first track from his forthcoming solo debut Birds in the Night today in an extensive interview with AXS.com. Hear and share "Follow You Down" HERE. Direct Soundcloud HERE.)
Benjamin Cissner & The Apologies hit the road in May with Scott Yoder (formerly of The Pharmacy). Please see current dates below, more to come.
Birds in the Night is the debut album by Benjamin Cissner, an artist out of Austin, TX. He has previously been a member of Trance Syndicate/Secretly Canadian band Windsor for the Derby, and recorded and toured with Sub Pop artist Tiny Vipers.
The album is literate, dark'n'dusty Americana with a bit of noise and nods to Nilsson, Cohen, Cave, Elliott Smith, Townes, Gira, Richard Thompson, Hazlewood and the like. It was recorded and co-produced by Matthew Melton (Bare Wires, Warm Soda) at his Fuzz City studio in Austin.
Birds In The Night will be available on LP and download on April 22nd, 2016.
BENJAMIN CISSNER & THE APOLOGIES LIVE:
04/29 Austin, TX @ Hotel Vegas
05/04 El Paso, TX @ TBA
05/07 Los Angeles, CA @ The Redwood
05/13 Seattle, WA @ Lo-Fi
05/21 Kansas City, MO @ Cowtown
Artist: Benjamin Cissner
Album: Birds in the Night
Label: Ben Cissner Music
Release Date: April 22nd, 2016
02) Fifty / One Fifty
04) Chippy's Lament
06) Nothing To Do But Wait
07) Follow You Down (STREAM)
08) Bad Mark
10) Ghost / Miami
11) Ballad of a Prawn
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