First Listen: Big Thief – Humans

GD30OB2-N.cdr“Humans,” the third single from Brooklyn quartet Big Thief‘s forthcoming debut LP, Masterpiece, is a sprawling slice of garage rock with a tender heart. Beating for affection from a distance, singer Adrianne Lenker ponders the emotional toll of submitting to love.

Following the 27 May release of Masterpiece, Big Thief will head out on tour in June with Nada Surf and M. Ward. Full schedule follows:

1 June – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ Nada Surf, Birds of Youth
2 June – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live w/ Nada Surf, Birds of Youth
4 June – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club w/ Nada Surf, Birds of Youth
5 June – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge w/ Sam Evian, Twain, Tiny Hazards
11 June – St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room w/ M. Ward
12 June – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall w/ M. Ward
13 June – Bloomington, IN @ The Bluebird w/ M. Ward
16 June – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall w/ M. Ward
17 June – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater w/ M. Ward

Stream “Humans” below and pre-order Masterpiece on vinyl, CD and digital formats via Saddle Creek.

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