New Release: Courtney Marie Andrews – I’ve Hurt Worse

Courtney Marie Andrews has today dropped another wonderful new track, taken from the forthcoming record May Your Kindness Remain – due for release on March 23rd

Have a listen to I’ve Hurt Worse, below…

Discussing the track, Courtney stated, “This is one of the few songs I’ve ever written with such a heavy sense, of sarcasm. I have a family member who loves to hurt in a relationship and they are addicted to toxic and abusive partners. The narrator in “I’ve Hurt Worse” is justifying their partners behaviours by comparing them to an even worse relationship they’ve been in before. It’s a sarcastic song about recognising abuse and allowing your own mental instability to get the best of you”

Produced by Mark Howard (Lucinda Williams, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Tom Waits), May Your Kindness Remain was recorded over eight days at a rented house-turned-studio in L.A. In addition to Andrews on vocals and electric/acoustic guitar, the album features Dillon Warnek (electric guitar), Daniel Walter (organ, Wurlitzer, accordion), Charles Wicklander (piano, Wurlitzer), William Mapp (drums, percussion), Alex Sabel (bass) and C.C. White (background vocals)

Of the album and the inspiration behind its ten songs, Andrews comments, “The people that I’ve met on the road these past few years got me thinking about my childhood, and the people around me that I’ve known, and the stories that come from my family. It became clear how many people are struggling through the same issues. People are constantly chasing that bigger life. A lot of people are poor in America—and because of those unattainable goals, they’re also mentally unstable, or sad, or depressed or unfulfilled. A lot of people—myself included at some point in my life—are loving somebody through this. That’s sort of the theme of the record: coming to terms with depression and the reality of the world we’re living in”

In support of the album, Andrews will tour the US and Europe throughout 2018, including a headline show at London’s Islington Assembly Hall on 24 April – see full dates below…

April 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark—Vega
April 13 – Berlin, Germany—Privatclub
April 14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands—Bitterzoet
April 15 – Cologne, Germany—Studio 672
April 16 – Brussels, Belgium—AB Club
April 18 – Leeds, U.K.—Brudenell Social Club
April 19 – Edinburgh, U.K.—Summer Hall
April 20 – Dublin, Ireland—Whelan’s
April 21 – Liverpool, U.K.—Arts Club
April 22 – Manchester, U.K.—Gorilla
April 23 – Brighton, U.K.—Komedia
April 24 – London, U.K.—Islington Assembly Hall
April 26 – Paris, FR—Petit Bain