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Does Teddy Thompson Have What You Need?


06/06/2008
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(PR) Teddy Thompson's fourth album, 'A Piece Of What You Need,' will be released on June 17 via Verve Forecast. Grammy nominee Marius DeVries, longtime Bjork, David Gray and Rufus Wainwright collaborator, produced the album.

The first single, "In My Arms," is a fun poppy throwback, complete with handclaps and Farfisa organ. Thompson, known for his crisp, soothing voice and songwriting talent, picks up where he left off on his acclaimed 2006 sophomore album 'Separate Ways' with clever songcraft, good-natured but dark humor and moods from the cheerful to the melodramatic.

Teddy is the son of British folk icons Richard and Linda Thompson, and co-wrote Linda's most recent album, the acclaimed 'Versatile Heart.' He's collaborated with Martha and Rufus Wainwright, and his songs have been featured in the films 'Brokeback Mountain' and '40 Days And 40 Nights.'

He will be touring the US and UK in June and July.

TOUR DATES:

Jun 5 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern
Jun 6 - Pittsburgh, PA - Three Rivers Arts Festival
Jun 7 - Detroit, MI - Detroit Festival of the Arts
Jun 10 - Chicago, IL - Schubas
Jun 11 - Chicago, IL - Schubas
Jun 12 - Madison, WI - University of Wisconsin Terrace
Jun 14 - Covington, KY - Molly Malone's
Jun 15 - Nashville, TN - 3rd and Lindsley
Jun 17 - Asheville, NC - The Grey Eagle
Jun 20 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Jun 21 - Philadelphia, PA - North Star Bar
Jun 27 - Bristol, UK - Fiddler's Club
Jun 28 - Pilton, UK - Glastonbury Festival Q Magazine Stage
Jul 5 - London, UK - Kenwood House opening for Rufus Wainwright
Jul 8 - Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up Tavern
Jul 9 - Los Angeles, CA - Coronet Theater

TRACK LISTING:
1. The Things I Do
2. What's This?!!
3. In My Arms
4. Where To Go From Here
5. Don't Know What I Was Thinking
6. Can't Sing Straight
7. Slippery Slope
8. Jonathan's Book
9. One Of These Days
10. Turning The Gun On Myself
11. A Piece Of What You Need

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