by Sally Churchward.
Highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Gracie Abrams is set to be one of the big names of 2023 and she’s coming to Southampton this month as one of just three UK dates to promote her forthcoming debut album, Good Riddance.
Gracie has a growing and devoted fanbase. Thanks to single I Miss You, I’m Sorry reaching a huge new audience in the season finale of Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia, she is also enjoying significant streaming traffic and is being widely shared on social media such as TikTok. And a forthcoming stunt Taylor Swift on her Eras tour is only going to increase the hype around this talented artist.
Her latest single, “Where do we go now?” was released on January 13th and her much album, Good Riddance, is set for release on February 24th, via Polydor Records.
Produced by and co-written with her frequent collaborator Dessner, “Where do we go now?” finds Abrams documenting her emotional experience with more precision and impact than ever before. As she narrates the end of a fractured relationship and all the confusion, frustration, and longing that come with it, the 23-year-old artist achieves a new level of lyrical honesty and self-possession — an element fully reflected in her quietly captivating vocal work. Set against a sparse but hypnotic backdrop of elegantly sculpted beats, the result is a perfect introduction to the unfettered introspection that infuses all of Good Riddance.
Abrams’s upcoming North American headlining tour The Good Riddance Tour kicks off on March 6th in Chicago. Along with performing in 14 cities across the U.S., Abrams will join Taylor Swift on select dates for her blockbuster Eras Tour.
Since making her debut with “Mean It” in October 2019, Gracie Abrams has emerged as one of the most compelling songwriters of her generation, earning the admiration of such like minded artists as Lorde, Billie Eilish, and Olivia Rodrigo. A consummate songwriter who names Joni Mitchell as her most formative influence, she penned her first song at age eight, then went on to amass a devoted following on the strength of her emotionally intimate lyrics and DIY sensibilities. As her profile rose, Abrams was named an artist to watch by outlets including Pigeons & Planes, Fader, and i-D, in addition to being crowned one of seven breakout female musicians by Vogue UK.
- Good Riddance bundles, which include a ticket to the show, a poster and a cassette are available from 10am tomorrow (20th January) from: http://gracieabrams.com/tour
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