New Release & Tour: Randy Newman – Dark Matter

Randy Newman has announced details of his first album of new material in nearly a decade. The follow-up to 2008’s acclaimed Harps And Angels is set for release on August 4th and will be titled Dark Matter

Dark Matter was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by long-time Newman collaborators Mitchell Froom, Lenny Waronker, and David Boucher. The album’s nine songs include the 2016 digitally released Putin, plus songs about the Kennedy brothers, Sonny Boy Williamson, science vs. religion, love and loss, and more

You can also take a listen to Putin right now, with accompanying visuals…

Dark Matter is available to pre-order now,  with the vinyl being released on August 18th. Pre-orders from album label Nonesuch also come with an exclusive print, a limited number of which will be signed by Newman

In addition, he’s set to play a number of shows this Summer, including…

Jun 9 – Wichita Riverfest – Wichita, KS
Jul 7 – Lowell Summer Music Series – Lowell, MA
Jul 9 – Tarrytown Music Hall – Tarrytown, NY
Jul 20 – Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater – San Diego, CA
Aug 7 – Denver Botanic Gardens – Denver, CO