Wild Nothing has shared a “bittersweet” new single called ‘Blue Wings’

It arrives ahead of his European tour.

Wild Nothing has shared a new single ahead of his upcoming tour.

The lengthy European stint will see him play a load of UK dates this February, in Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Dublin, London – at the Village Underground on the 18th – and Brighton.

“There were a number of songs that were kicking when I was finishing [recent album] Indigo and ‘Blue Wings’ was very nearly included,” he says. “I had sent the album off to mastering, but the song didn’t sit right with me and I decided, at the last possible moment, to leave it off the album.

“It’s intentionally a very bittersweet sounding song. I asked Ben Talmi who did the string arrangements on ‘Shadow’ to help out with this very simple dissonant string part I was hearing in my head which is now my favorite element in the track. It’s a song about walking through to the other side of crippling self-doubt with the help of someone you love. It’s a reminder to myself not to let things spiral, hard as it may be at times.”

The tour will visit:

FEBRUARY
11 Manchester, Gorilla
12 Birmingham, Mama Roux’s
13 Leeds, Belgrave Music Hall
14 Glasgow, Stereo
16 Dublin, Button Factory
18 London, Village Underground
19 Brighton, Komedia
20 Paris, La Maroquinerie
21 Brussels, AB Club
22 Amsterdam, Paradiso Noord
24 Aarhus, Atlas
25 Hamburg, Molotow
26 Berlin, Bi Nuu
27 Warsaw, Mala Warszawa

MARCH
1 Copenhagen, Lille Vega
2 Gothenburg, Pustervik
3 Stockholm, Debaser
4 Oslo, Parkteatrat
7 Milan, Santeria Social Club
8 Rome, Monk Club
9 Bologna, Covo Club
11 Zurich, Mascotte
12 Prague, Republic Rock Café
13 Vienna, WuK

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