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Published: 2013/02/14

Alex Bleeker & The Freaks to Release How Far Away

Alex Bleeker & The Freaks will release their sophomore album How Far Away on May 28 via longtime friends Woods’ Woodsist label. Led by Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker, the band focuses on a more roots-oriented and Grateful Dead-inspired sound. The album features appearances by Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath, who provides gorgeously weighty backing vocals on four tracks, Woods’ Jarvis Tanviere, Real Estate’s Jackson Pollis, Big Troubles’ Sam Franklin and others.

Here’s a look at the album’s tracks

1. Don’t look down
2. See you on Sunday
3. Leave on the light
4. Home I love
5. Time cloud
6. Who are you seeing?
7. Rhythm Shakers
8. All my songs
9. Steve’s theme
10. Step right up (pour yourself some wine)
11. Love fadeaway

Here’s a look at Alex Bleeker & The Freaks’ upcoming dates

February 17 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands+
February 23 Storrs, CT – Storrs Congregational Church at University of Connecticut
March 1 Annandale-on-Hudson, NY – Manor at Bard College*
March 6 Charlottesville, VA – Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar #
March 7 Raleigh, NC – King’s Barcade%
March 8 Savannah, GA – Savannah Stopover
March 9 Atlanta, GA – The Earl%
March 10 New Orleans, LA – Circle Bar
March 11 Houston, TX – Rudyard’s
March 13 Austin, TX – Red 7 – Force Field / Stones Throw (SXSW)
March 13 Austin, TX – Empire Control Room – Megablaag (SXSW)
March 14 Austin, TX – Spider House Ballroom – KVRXPlosion (SXSW)
March 16 Austin, TX – Beerland – Ground Control Touring Party (SXSW)
March 17 Dallas, TX – Spillover Fest
March 19 Oxford, MS – Lamar Lounge
March 20 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
March 21 Boone, NC – Boone Saloon
March 22 Athens, GA – Farm 255
March 23 Greenville, NC – Spazz Fest
April 3 New Haven, CT – BAR Nightclub (Free show)
April 5 Harrisonburg, VA – MACRoCk Festival
April 11-13 Calgary, AB – MTT Fest

(+) w/ Quilt
(*)w/ Andrew Cedermark
(#)w/ Prince Rama
(%)w/ Ducktails

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