Mark Eitzel extends tour and shares "An Answer" from Hey Mr Ferryman

Mark Eitzel just announced the extension of his tour with Howe Gelb in support of his first solo album in five years, titled Hey Mr Ferryman, which will be in stores on January 27. Beginning with a show in Los Angeles on the 26th, Eitzel will be bringing the songs from his new record all over the world. Listen to the beguiling new track “An Answer,” which Eitzel describes as a “goopy love song about dancing” while Stereogumdescribes it as "a romantic ballad with a grand, string-laden scope."

Hey Mr Ferryman features the vivid melodies long associated with Eitzel’s former band American Music Club—which remains a cult favorite to this day—as well as producer Bernard Butler’s distinctive guitar that serves to complement Eitzel’s expressive vocals. As both a solo artist and the frontman for AMC, he is a celebrated lyricist and champion of the downtrodden.

Mark Eitzel on tour (new dates in bold):
Jan 26 Los Angeles, CA – Resident
Jan 27 Sacramento, CA – The Old Ironsides
Jan 28 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill
Feb 03 Seattle, WA – The Triple Door
Feb 04 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
Feb 10 Kilkenny, IE – Cleere’s
Feb 11 Cork, IE – Cyprus Avenue
Feb 12 Dublin, IE – Whelan’s
Feb 14 Leuven, BE – Het Depot
Feb 15 Paris, FR – Divan Du Monde
Feb 17 Vienna, AT – Fluc
Feb 18 Ebensse, AT – Kino
Feb 19 Zürich, CH – El Lokal
Feb 21 Fürth, DE – Kofferfabrik
Feb 22 Hamburg, DE – Knust
Feb 23 Aarhus, DK – Helsinger Theater
Feb 24 Copenhagen, DK – Huset KBH
Feb 25 Oslo, NO – Gloria Flames
Feb 26 Malmö, SE – Folk å Rock
Feb 28 Dudelange, LU – Opderschmelz
Mar 01 Amsterdam, NL – Zonnehuis
Mar 04 Brighton, UK – Bleach
Mar 05 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
Mar 07 London, UK – Bush Hall
Mar 08 Sheffield, UK – Greystones
Mar 09 Manchester, UK – The Deaf Institute
Mar 10 Newcastle, UK – The Cluny
Mar 11 Glasgow, UK – The Admiral Bar
Mar 31 Champaign, IL – The Accord
Apr 01 Columbus, OH – Rumba Cafe
Apr 02 Nashville, TN – Exit / In
Apr 04 Knoxville, TN – Pilot Light
Apr 05 Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall
Apr 06 Raleigh, NC – Kings
Apr 07 Washington, DC – Hill Country Live DC
Apr 08 Jersey City, NJ – Monty Hall at WFMU
Apr 09 Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade Theater
Apr 11 Boston, MA – ONCE Ballroom
Apr 12 Buffalo, NY – Marty & Susan’s House
Apr 13 Pittsburgh, PA – The Andy Warhol Museum
Apr 14 Detroit, MI – El Club
Apr 15 Chicago, IL – Old Town School of Folk Music