Following an extensive tour of Ireland and intimate show in London earlier this month, Grant Hart has announced that he will be returning in August for additional European shows. Hart's new album The Argument is released on July 22nd on Domino.
As founder and half of the songwriting engine that drove the mighty Hüsker Dü to his maverick solo work, Grant Hart has cut a singular path across the last three decades of music. It is with great confidence that we say he has made an album to rival his greatest achievements. A double album based on John Milton's epic Paradise Lost, Hart distills its essence into pop and rock concoctions that nimbly flit through the history of 20th century music from Irving Berlin and David Bowie to... Hüsker Dü, even. Ambition is the topic and Hell is the location for this project that is ambitious as Hell.
The Argument will be available on CD (WIGCD318), double vinyl (WIGLP318) and digitally (WIGDG318).
Grant Hart will be playing the following shows:
15th: CORK, The Pavillion
17th: DERRY, Stendhal Festival
22nd: DUBLIN, Whelan's
23rd: LIMERICK, Dolan's
26th: BRISTOL, Thekla
27th: LEICESTER, The Musician
28th: NEWCASTLE, The Cluny
30th: YORK, Fibbers
31st: LIVERPOOL, Leaf Café
1st: GLASGOW, Mono
3rd: BRIGHTON, The Haunt
4th: PORTSMOUTH, Wedgewood Rooms
5th: GHENT, DOK Arena
There's already an Oscars buzz surrounding this movie.