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SONTALk The One Who Breaks Your Heart

SONTALK PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “THE ONE WHO BREAKS YOUR HEART” AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW   STAY WILD DEBUT ALBUM AVAILABLE MARCH 15 – PREORDER NOW   SONTALK TO MAKE SXSW DEBUT NEXT WEEK AHEAD OF ALBUM RELEASE   APPROVED PHOTO (DUSTIN CONDREN): DOWNLOAD ALBUM ART (FOR MEDIA USE): DOWNLOAD   “The beautiful folk rock number lowers […]
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SONTALK

PREMIERES NEW SINGLE

“THE ONE WHO BREAKS YOUR HEART”

AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW

 

STAY WILD

DEBUT ALBUM AVAILABLE MARCH 15 – PREORDER NOW

 

SONTALK TO MAKE SXSW DEBUT NEXT WEEK AHEAD OF ALBUM RELEASE

 

APPROVED PHOTO (DUSTIN CONDREN): DOWNLOAD ALBUM ART (FOR MEDIA USE): DOWNLOAD
 

“The beautiful folk rock number lowers a sturdy head against a bleak situation with steady

guitar strums and LeMay’s open, willful voice. Yet the seemingly balanced rhythm is

constantly broken by electronic interference, a quick stutter or a wilting strain.”

 

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2019) – Just ahead of the March 15th release of Stay Wild, SONTALK today premieres the album’s lead single, “The One Who Breaks Your Heart.”  Available everywhere now, “The One Who Breaks Your Heart” originally premiered this Wednesday on Consequence of Sound, who spoke to SONTALK about the various influences behind the track and applauding SONTALK’s latest as a “gorgeously unsure composition.” Also available today is a live, in-studio performance video for “The One Who Breaks Your Heart,” filmed at Big Light Studios in Nashville, TN – watch here.

 

Today’s release is the start of a huge month for SONTALK, as he readies Stay Wild for its March 15th release and continues on tour, with dates at Savannah Stopover festival and SXSW which includes performances at Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion, StubHub’s Sound Stage, and ACL Bloody Mary Brunch.   He will hit the road again at the start of April, supporting Telekinesis on a month-long North American tour, with stops at renowned venues including Rough Trade (Brooklyn), U Street Music Hall (Washington DC), The Basement (Nashville), Café Du Nord (San Francisco) and more.  For the latest in touring news and ticketing information please visit SONTALKmusic.com.

 

By way of familial candor and visceral vulnerability, the twelve tracks comprising SONTALK’s 2019 full-length debut album, Stay Wild, chronicle musician Joseph LeMay’s journey of self-reflection, discovery, acceptance and, ultimately, growth.  Throughout the creative process, LeMay’s path spanned everything from frequent admittance to the psychiatric ward due to intense bouts with bipolar disorder and a suicide in the family to the birth of his son and ultimately, his creative awakening as SONTALK.  In 2016, LeMay met producer Jeremy Lutito [Chuck Berry, Colony House] at the suggestion of engineer Logan Matheny. Together, they brought the vision of SONTALK to life, recording Stay Wild alongside Matheny at Big Light Studio.  Describing it as, “a series of open letters the main character leaves for his inner child,” LeMay imbues his debut with moments of triumph and despair, tossing and turning between emotional extremes to create an openly honest dialogue with himself and listeners.

 

SONTALK – STAY WILD

TRACKLIST

  1. Stay Wild
  2. I Am a War Machine
  3. Baby, I’m Gone
  4. Ça Va & C’est La Vie
  5. I Am a Mountain
  6. One Day It’s Gonna Break
  7. Hosánna (God, Damn My Soul)
  8. Jesus Honey
  9. Hurt You
  10. Kiss Me, Kill Me (Cover Me in Red)
  11. The One Who Breaks Your Heart
  12. Julian

 

SONTALK 2018-2019 TOUR DATES

DATE CITY, STATE VENUE SUPPORTING
Thurs, March 7 Savannah, GA Savannah Stopover Music Festival N/A
March 12-16 Austin, TX SXSW N/A
Mon, April 1 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court Telekinesis
Tues, April 2 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge Telekinesis
Thurs, April 4 Omaha, NE Slowdown Jr. Telekinesis
Fri, April 5 Davenport, IA The Raccoon Motel Telekinesis
Sat, April 6 St. Paul, MN Turf Club Telekinesis
Sun, April 7 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon Telekinesis
Mon, April 8 Chicago, IL Schubas Telekinesis
Tues, April 9 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme Telekinesis
Wed, April 10 Detroit, MI El Club Telekinesis
Thurs, April 11 Toronto, ON The Drake Telekinesis
Fri, April 12 Montreal, QC Bar le Ritz Telekinesis
Sat, April 13 Allston, MA Great Scott Telekinesis
Sun, April 14 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brendas Telekinesis
Tues, April 16 Brooklyn, NY Rough Trade Telekinesis
Wed, April 17 Washington, DC U Street Music Hall Telekinesis
Thurs, April 18 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle Back Room Telekinesis
Fri, April 19 Atlanta, GA The Earl Telekinesis
Sat, April 20 Nashville, TN The Basement Telekinesis
Mon, April 22 Dallas, TX Ruins Telekinesis
Tues, April 23 Houston, TX Rockefellers Telekinesis
Wed, April 24 Austin, TX 3TEN ACL Live Telekinesis
Fri, April 26 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge Telekinesis
Sat, April 27 San Diego, CA The Casbah Telekinesis
Sun, April 28 Los Angeles, CA Moroccan Lounge Telekinesis
Tues, April 30 San Francisco, CA Café Du Nord Telekinesis
Wed, May 1 Chico, CA Sierra Nevada Big Room Telekinesis
Thurs, May 2 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios Telekinesis
Fri, May 3 Seattle, WA Neumo’s Telekinesis
Sat, May 4 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret Telekinesis
Fri, May 17 LaCrosse, WI Mid West Music Fest N/A

FOR THE LATEST IN TOURING NEWS AND TICKETING INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT SONTALKMUSIC.COM

 

ABOUT SONTALK

By way of familial candor and visceral vulnerability, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Joseph LeMay shares personal trials, tribulations, and triumphs in the twelve tracks comprising his 2019 full-length debut as SONTALK, Stay Wild [Sony Music Masterworks].  As an introduction this past April, LeMay released SONTALK: Act I EP, with lead single “I Am a War Machine” garnering praise right out of the gate from the likes of Stereogum, Ones to Watch and Wild Honey Pie.  As he took the project on the road, the track generated over a million streams within a few months. Gearing up for the March release of his debut full-length Stay Wild, SONTALK shared follow-up single “Baby, I’m Gone,” which fuses a stark and soulful vocal with a sinewy acoustic guitar and glitchy beat.  Upon its release Rolling Stone declared the track one of their Best Songs of the Week.  Initially hinting at the expanse of LeMay’s sonic world, the conversation has just begun for SONTALK.

 

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Sony Music Masterworks comprises Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait and Masterworks Broadway imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.sonymusicmasterworks.com/.

 

 

 

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