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The Lemon Twigs : The Lemon Twigs Postpone North American Tour & Album Launch
26th March 2020

In light of the current global situation, Brian and Michael D’Addario – the brothers behind The Lemon Twigs – have decided to postpone their upcoming North American tour and the release of their third studio album. Songs For The General Public will now be released on 21 August 2020. The tour dates will be rescheduled for a later date to be confirmed. All tickets will be honoured.  

The following is a letter from the D'Addario brothers:

To quote an old showbiz saying, “The show must NOT go on!”

It’s with great disappointment that we announce the postponement of our 2020 tour. We know you wanted to see us, and we wanted to see you too. And they wanted to see us also. Not to mention them. But as we retreat back into ourselves and try to pick up the pieces, we drop our keys, and after our keys, we drop our glasses. And without our glasses, it becomes very difficult to find the pieces we were looking for. But I digress. I’d like tell you when the new shows will be, but I’m a lousy scientist, and an even worse doctor. 

It’s with even greater disappointment that we move our record release date to August 21st. They say good things come to those who wait, and even better things come to those who wait longer. And then they tell you not to procrastinate. What kind of sense does that make? To try and make it up to you, we’re hard at work on another record. And expect some new tracks and videos in the meantime.

In times of global turmoil, I find it comforting to recall something the late great Abraham Lincoln once said. After that, I like to take a large ice cube out from the freezer and suck on it for a couple of minutes

Light and Love

Brian and Michael D’Addario


Affected Tour Dates:

29th - Motorco Music Hall, Durham NC, US [More Info]
30th - The Orange Peel, Asheville NC, US [More Info]

1st - Exit / In, Nashville TN, US [More Info]
5th - Off Broadway, St Louis MO, US [More Info]
7th - Ace of Cups, Columbus OH, US [More Info]
8th - Hi-Fi, Indianapolis IN, US [More Info]
9th - El Club, Detroit MI, US [More Info]
12th - Mod Club, Toronto ON, Canada [More Info]
13th - Belmont, Montreal QC, Canada [More Info]
15th - Elsewhere, Brooklyn NY, US [More Info]
16th - Underground Arts, Philadelphia PA, US [More Info]
17th - Sinclair, Boston MA, US [More Info]

3rd - Music Box, San Diego CA, US [More Info]
4th - Constellation Room, Santa Ana CA, US [More Info]
5th - Troubadour, Los Angeles CA, US [More Info]
6th - The Chapel, San Francisco CA, US [More Info]
10th - Wonder Ballroom, Portland OR, US [More Info]
12th - Fox Cabaret, Vancouver BC, Canada [More Info]
13th - Crocodile, Seattle WA, US [More Info]
16th - Fine Line, Minneapolis MN, US [More Info]
17th - Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL, US [More Info]
19th - U Street Music Hall, Washington DC, US [More Info]


'Songs for the General Public' to be released on 21 August 2020

The 12-track album will now be released on 21 August digitally and on CD, limited translucent red vinyl (only available via indie stores and the 4AD Store) and standard black vinyl. Pre-orders made for the original release date will still be honoured.

Listen to first single ‘The One’ and watch the accompanying video (directed by Michael Hili) here.

Songs For The General Public

1. Hell On Wheels

2. Live In Favor Of Tomorrow

3. No One Holds You (Closer Than The One You Haven’t Met)

4. Fight

5. Somebody Loving You

6. Moon

7. The One

8. Only A Fool

9. Hog

10. Why Do Lovers Own Each Other?

11. Leather Together

12. Ashamed