NEWS : FRI, AUG 5, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop Release “Milky Way” b/w “Love Is A Stranger” Digital Single Today

Sam Beam (of Iron and Wine) and Jesca Hoop just released a digital-only single featuring the smoldering new track “Milky Way,” which was recorded during the Love Letter For Fire sessions, and a sublime cover of the Eurythmics classic, “Love Is A Stranger.”

Beam says of ‘Milky Way”: “It was the first song we started working on together and it’s my very favorite melody of the bunch.”

 [Photo Credit: Josh Wool]

Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop will embark on a European tour in support of Love Letter For Fire and the new single which begins August 28th in Edinburgh, UK with an appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival and ends September 11th in Amsterdam, NL at De Duif.  (Dates below.)
The duo recently visited NPR Music to perform a Tiny Desk Concert including Love Letter For Fire tracks “Sailor To Siren,” “Every Songbird Says,” and “Know The Wild That Wants You.” [watch here].

Love Letter for Fire is currently available on CD / LP / DL / CASS worldwide from Sub Pop/Black Cricket Recording Co. [link here].

Tour Dates (ticket links)

Aug. 28 - Edinburgh, UK - The Hub, Edinburgh International Festival
Aug. 29 - Bangor, UK - Marine Court Hotel, Open House Festival
Aug. 30 - Dublin, Ireland - Olympia Theatre
Aug. 31 - Manchester, UK - Royal Northern College of Music
Sep. 01 - London, UK - Union Chapel
Sep. 03 - Salisbury, Larmer Tree Gardens, UK - End of the Road Festival
Sep. 04 - Birmingham, UK - Moseley Folk Festival
Sep. 07 - Berlin, DE - Passionskirche
Sep. 08 - Cologne, DE - Kulturkirche
Sep. 09 - Brussels, BE - Botanique-Orangerie
Sep. 10 - Groningen, NL - Take Root Festival
Sep. 11 - Amsterdam, NL - De Duif

Posted by Rachel White