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Pop / Rock 11/03/2020

Margo Price Announces New Album That's How Rumors Get Started, Out May 8, 2020

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) On May 8th, Margo Price will release That's How Rumors Get Started, an album of ten new, original songs that commit her sky-high and scorching rock-and-roll show to record for the very first time. Produced by longtime friend Sturgill Simpson (co-produced by Margo and David Ferguson), the LP marks Price's debut for Loma Vista Recordings, and whether she's singing of motherhood or the mythologies of stardom, Nashville gentrification or the national healthcare crisis, relationships or growing pains, she's crafted a collection of music that invites people to listen closer than ever before.

Today, Margo has shared new single "Twinkle Twinkle," with an accompanying video by director Matthew Siskin (Father John Misty, Beyoncé). Inspired by a candid, backstage conversation with Marty Stuart about the tough truths of touring, the song is a stinging indictment of nostalgia and the illusory nature of success. The video, in all its kaleidoscopic glory, was inspired by a four-hour-long free-associative text thread between Price and Siskin. Watch it here:

"Twinkle Twinkle" follows "Stone Me," another track from That's How Rumors Get Started which was released in January to rave reviews ("a lighters-up ode to giving the middle finger to haters" - NPR) and a performance and interview on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Margo primarily cut That's How Rumors Get Started at Los Angeles' EastWest Studios (Pet Sounds, "9 to 5"). Tracking occurred over several days while she was pregnant with daughter Ramona. "They're both a creation process," she says. "And I was being really good to my body and my mind during that time. I had a lot of clarity from sobriety."

While Margo Price continued to collaborate on most of the songwriting with her husband Jeremy Ivey, she recorded with an historic band assembled by Sturgill, and including guitarist Matt Sweeney (Adele, Iggy Pop), bassist Pino Palladino (D'Angelo, John Mayer), drummer James Gadson (Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye), and keyboardist Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers). Background vocals were added by Simpson on

"Letting Me Down," and the Nashville Friends Gospel Choir, who raise the arrangements of "Hey Child" and "What Happened To Our Love?" to some of the album's most soaring heights.

Margo Price and her steady touring band - Kevin Black (bass), Jamie Davis (guitar), Micah Hulsher (keys), and Dillon Napier (drums) - will perform songs from That's How Rumors Get Started at dozens of shows with Chris Stapleton and The Head & The Heart this spring and summer, in addition to festival appearances and more to be announced soon.

That's How Rumors Get Started follows Margo's 2017 album All American Made, which was named the #1 Country/Americana album of the year by Rolling Stone, and one of the top albums of the decade by Esquire, Pitchfork and Billboard, among others. In its wake, Margo sold out three nights at The Ryman Auditorium, earned her first Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, and much more.

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That's How Rumors Get Started Track List
That's How Rumors Get Started
Letting Me Down
Twinkle Twinkle
Stone Me
Hey Child
Heartless Mind
What Happened To Our Love?
Gone To Stay
Prisoner Of The Highway
I'd Die For You

Margo Price Tour Dates
3/16 - Dripping Springs, TX - Campfire Gathering
3/19 - Willie Nelson's Luck, TX - Luck Reunion (Margo Price & Friends)
5/17 - Memphis, TN - Orpheum Theatre*
5/18 - Louisville, KY - Iroquois Amphitheater*
5/20 - Ann Arbor, MI - Michigan Theater*
5/21 - Ann Arbor, MI - Michigan Theater*
5/23 - Toronto, ON - RBC Echo Beach*
5/24 - Shelburne, VT - Ben & Jerry's Concerts on The Green at Shelburne Museum*
5/26 - Portland, ME - Thompson's Point*
5/27 - Lewiston, NY - Artpark MainStage Theatre*
5/28 - Vienna, VA - Filene Center at Wolf Trap*
5/30 - Bethel, NY - Mountain Jam
5/31 - Lafayette, NY - Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards*
6/02 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met Philadelphia*
6/07 - Pryor, OK - Born & Raised Music Festival
6/11 - Bakersfield, CA - Mechanics Bank Arena^
6/12 - Wheatland, CA - Toyota Amphitheatre^
6/13 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre^
6/16 - Bend, OR - Oregon Spirit Distillers
6/18 - Nampa, ID - Ford Idaho Center^
6/19 - Ridgefield, WA - Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre^
6/20 - George, WA - Gorge Amphitheater^
7/24-7/26 - Vineyard Haven, MA - Beach Road Weekend
11/16-11/20 - Punta Caña, DR - All The Best Fest
*with The Head and The Heart
^with Chris Stapleton

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