Tift Merritt's new CD coming in May
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
– A new Tift Merritt CD will soon see the light of day.
"Tift and the band have recorded a new record!," according to an email Tuesday. "It's called "See You On The Moon," it was recorded in Durham, North Carolina so recently the studio's probably still vibrating from it, it was produced by Tucker Martine, and it's coming out on Fantasy May 25."
"Tift is super-stoked about it, trust us. A lot of the songs have already seen the light of day in public recently."
They are available at 96-proof Bootlegs, a free service provided tm.net.
Merritt's last CD was "Another Country," which dropped in February 2008.
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