Sunday, October 27, 2013

Listen: NEW Singles from Jus Post Bellum upcoming album "Oh July"

Brooklyn-based folk revivalists, Jus Post Bellum (Justice After War) mark the announcement of their upcoming sophomore album, Oh July, with the premiere of two singles "Gimme That Gun" and 'Abe and Johnny' Listen below.

Coming November 12, Oh July is more character study than sequence of songs, more history lesson wrapped in the present than a single song waiting for the internet to bring about buzz. Concepts aside, the songs at the foundation of Oh July are masterfully designed and bathed in the idyllic voices of Geoffrey Wilson and Hannah Jensen... both rising above concept through the heart-rending conduit of song.
Jus Post Bellum is the story of a man and a woman. An extended narrative. A character study, painted in broad strokes and finely etched. Jus Post Bellum is a man and a woman. A midwestern couple cohabiting in real life, looking towards the past for inspiration. A group of musicians, pulling upon the lessons of history, painting pictures in the present.

Track List:
Abe and Johnny
Call to My Jesus
For the Broken Hearted
Gimme That Gun
It's a Shame
Lake Minnesota
Measure of a Man
Oh July
Sharp Was the River Bending
Tell Me Mama

Jus Post Bellum "Gimme That Gun" from Jus Post Bellum on Vimeo.

Brooklyn's Jus Post Bellum share a second single, "Abe and Johnny", from their intimate forthcoming record, Oh July. What "Abe and Johnny" brings is the perfect point of reference for this collection of story songs inspired by the Civil War, and more broadly, the tragic events of that time in American History.

Jus Post Bellum US Tour Dates

Nov 05  Washington DC       Hill Country
Nov 06  Cincinnati OH           MOTR Pub
Nov 07  Chicago IL                The Burlington
Nov 08  Louisville KY            Atlantic No5
Nov 10  New York NY           Rockwood Music Hall
Nov 14  Philadelphia PA      Tin Angel

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