Brown Bird Stream “Seven Hells”; Band Set Sasquatch & Stagecoach Performances

Mar. 5, 2013, Providence, R.I. – Brown Bird, the Rhode Island pairing of David Lamb and MorganEve Swain that perform on two of the year’s most anticipated festivals, Sasquatch and Stagecoach, are streaming the song “Seven Hells” from their forthcoming album Fits of Reason (Apr. 2, Supply & Demand Music) via Soundcloud (
The first song to be released from the upcoming album, “Seven Hells” is an update of the classic Brown Bird sound, showcasing electric guitar for the first time in the band’s history. We’re showing a little bit more of our international influences on Fits of Reason,” explains Lamb.  “We’ve been listening to a lot of ’60s and ’70s psych-rock from around the world – Pakistan, Peru, Cambodia, Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey.”  The pair utilize the simple foot-percussion, violin, cello and upright bass they have become known for but also delve into heavier territory with electric guitar, bass and a more prominent display of metal and psych-rock influences.
The band recently wrapped up a one-month U.S. tour where the pair showcased songs from their critically-acclaimed 2011 release Salt For Salt as well as songs from the upcoming album.  Elmore Magazine, commenting on Brown Bird’s sold-out Mercury Lounge performance in early February said, “In the past few years, Rhode Island has become a region of sound not to neglect.  Amongst Deer Tick and Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons, Providence duo Brown Bird saves American music – and then some.  While their folk/blues sound situates this pair appropriately in the Newport Folk scene, Brown Bird’s eastern European elements separate them from contemporaries.”
Brown Bird launch their next run of U.S. tour dates with a couple of Northeast appearances this month, before kicking off the Fits of Reason album tour with a pair of shows at the Parlor Room in Northampton, Mass on April 3.  The forthcoming trek features support act Last Good Tooth.  Additional legs of the Fits of Reason tour will be announced soon.
Tour dates:
March 9     Portsmouth, RI     Common Fence
March 23     Albany, NY     The Linda
April 3     Northampton, MA     Parlor Room (2 shows)
April 4     Burlington, VT     Higher Ground
April 5     Providence, RI     The Met
April 6     Portsmouth, NH     The Press Room
April 9     New Haven, CT     Lily Pad’s
April 10     Harrisburg, PA     Fed Live
April 11     Pittsburgh, PA     Club Cafe
April 12     Ann Arbor, MI     The Ark
April 13     Bloomington, IN     The Bishop
April 16     Charlottesville, VA     The Southern
April 17     Richmond, VA     Strange Matter
April 18      Asbury Park, NJ     The Saint
April 19     Boston, MA     Brighton Music Hall
April 20     Portland, ME     One Longfellow Square (2 shows)
April 28     Indio, CA     Stagecoach Festival
May 24     Yosemite, CA     Strawberry Festival
May 27     George, WA     Sasquatch Festival
June 2     Nelsonville, OH     Nelsonville Festival