Song Premiere: Patterson Hood - "Come Back Little Star"

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Today Patterson Hood releases his third solo album, Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance, and we’ve got the premiere of one of the tracks, “Come Back Little Star.”

Most of the 12-song collection comes from the time in Hood’s life between February and June of 2011, interspersed with lyrical memories of the hardships he endured two decades prior (divorce, suicidal thoughts, heartbreak).

“It is in some ways the most personal album I’ve ever made,” he said. “There has always been a lot of me in all of the albums we’ve done, but usually semi-disguised as character sketches and stories, but the first person narrative in this one is pretty firmly rooted in autobiography, albeit in two dramatically differing time periods.”

You can listen to “Come Back Little Star” and check out his upcoming tour dates below.

Patterson Hood Tour Dates:
September
14 - Pinnacle, N.C. @ Jomeoke Music and Arts Festival *
15 - Charlottesville, Va. @ The Southern Cafe and Music Hall *
16 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ World Cafe Live Downstairs *
17 - New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom *
18 - Boston, Mass. @ Paradise Rock Club *
20 - Hudson, N.Y. @ Club Helsinki *
22 - Chicago, Ill. @ City Winery *
23 - Chicago, Ill. @ City Winery *
24 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ Fine Line Music Cafe *
27 - Portland, Ore. @ Star Theater *
28 - Portland, Ore. @ Star Theater *
29 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Biltmore Cabaret *
October
1 - Seattle, Wash. @ Tractor Tavern *
2 - Seattle, Wash. @ Tractor Tavern *
5 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
6 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Mason Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery *
7 - San Diego, Calif. @ Anthology *
10 - Austin, Texas @ Cactus Cafe *
11 - Austin, Texas @ Cactus Cafe *
12 - Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits Festival

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