UK-based GRAMMY winning producer and composer Tourist (William Phillips) released “Kin,” the final single from his new album (and second of 2019) Wild which is out on 18 October via Monday Records.
Tourist – Kin (Official Audio)
“Kin” is another expansive display of Tourist’s deft production; beginning with emotive piano chords, it is soon joined by sampled vocals, euphoric drums and expertly arranged synths. Spanning over 5 minutes, “Kin” shows every side of Tourist’s sound and perfectly demonstrates his bittersweet, intoxicating musical sensibility.
Tourist has already unveiled album tracks “So,” “Bunny” and “Elixir” and announced a fresh run of live dates hot on the heels of his sophomore album Everyday which was released in February this year.
Tourist first appeared in 2012 with his self-titled debut EP and has since gone on to release two full lengths, U (2016) and Everyday (2019) alongside several more EPs and also remaining active as a remixer, writer and producer, including winning a GRAMMY for co-writing the Sam Smith hit and remixing artists like Christine and the Queens, Wolf Alice and Chvrches.
Tourist on his upcoming album Wild: “With this new album Wild I wanted to fully embrace my instinctual tendencies as a musician. I’ve tried to set aside my self doubts and share as much music as possible this year, there have been moments when I’ve been far more secretive of my output but it’s been incredibly liberating to keep my fans in the loop in a way that I’ve never done previously.”
Tourist – Wild track listing:
- And So, You Were!
- Still Life
- Together At The Centre Of Creation
Tourist – We Stayed Up All Night (feat. Ardyn) (Official Music Video)
Tourist European tour dates:
& co-headline tour with Matthew Dear
Wed 10.16 – Paris, FR @ Hasard Ludique
Thu 10.17 – Amsterdam, NL – Melkweg OZ
Fri 10.18 – Berlin, DE @ Maschinenhaus
Sat 10.19 – Prague, CZ @ Café V Lesé
Fri 10.25 – London, UK @ Alexandra Palace (support for Rüfüs Du Sol)
Thu 12.5 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall &
Fri 12.6 – Chicago, IL @ Chop Shop &
Sat 12.7 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall &
Thu 12.12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Mirage’s Great Hall &
Fri 12.13 – Denver, CO @ Globe &
Sat 12.14 – Austin, TX @ The Parish &
Mon 12.16 – Portland, OR @ Holocene &
Thu 12.19 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos &
Fri 12.20 – San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine &
Sat 12.21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Catch One &
Wed 4.1.20 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Community Room
Thu 4.2.20 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
Fri 4.3.20 – Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
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