Today, Andy Shauf announces a 2022 European/UK tour in support of The Neon Skyline, one of 2020’s most highly praised albums, and releases a new video for one of its highlights, “Living Room.” The Neon Skyline, released on ANTI-, was beloved by fans and critics alike, and earned glowing year-end praise from Uncut, Q Magazine, Stereogum, Pitchfork and more. In “Living Room,” “a polite question about a friend’s kid…turns into a hallucinogenic vision quest about death and reincarnation and living out our parents’ mistakes” (Pitchfork). Director Anne Douris visualizes this generational fear in its video. Douris elaborates:

This is a story about growing up lonely. In particular, it’s about how wage labour – the business of having to work to survive – shapes our lives from the moment we are born. I think we mistake childhood as being a time of ‘freedom’ when actually our lives are entangled in the struggle of working adults. So I wanted to weave together these scenes of childhood solitude, foggy recollections of being left alone in our empty house, where playfulness and imagination are tainted by fear. Fear of the dark, fear of abandonment, fear of loss. Visually inspired by the NFB cartoons I devoured as a kid, I wanted it to feel like an old worn out memory, discoloured by time and distorted each time it’s remembered. Like these memories that we don’t share with anyone else are more vulnerable – ephemeral to the point of disintegrating.”

Andy Shauf European/UK Tour Dates 2022

April 18, 2022 – Düdingen, CH @ Bad Bonn
April 20, 2022 – Mérignac, FR @ Le Krakatoa
April 21, 2022 – Paris, FR @ Trianon
April 22, 2022 – Rouen, FR @ Le 106
April 23, 2022 – Esch-Sur-Alzette, LU @ Kulturfabrik
April 24, 2022 – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Vredenburg
April 25, 2022 – Rotterdam, NL @ Rotown
April 26, 2022 – Nijmegen, NL @ Doornroosje
April 28, 2022 – Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen
April 29, 2022 – Oslo, NO @ Ingensteds
April 30, 2022 – Stockholm, SE @ Nalen Klubb
May 2, 2022 – Hamburg, DE @ Knust
May 3, 2022 – Berlin, DE @ Silent Green
May 5, 2022 – Bruxelles, BE @ Les Nuits Botanique Festival
May 6, 2022 – Cologne, DE @ Luxor
May 7, 2022 – Genk, BE @ Little Waves Festival
May 9, 2022 – Birmingham, UK @ The Castle & Falcon
May 10, 2022 – Edinburgh, UK @ Summerhall
May 11, 2022 – Glasgow, UK @ Drygate
May 12, 2022 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
May 13, 2022 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
May 14, 2022 – Bristol, UK @ Fiddlers
May 15, 2022 – Brighton, UK @ Chalk
May 16, 2022 – London, UK @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire
May 18, 2022 – Belfast, UK @ Empire
May 19, 2022 – Dublin, IE @ Button Factory

Tickets are available now via: https://andyshauf.com/tour

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