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East Coast Illuminated Set List

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February Shows – a few tickets left!

Friends and fans,

Just a quick note to let you know that tickets for my east coast “Words & Music by Dan Wilson” shows are going fast! In fact, we just released a few more tickets for my Boston show, which was previously sold out. So, if you haven’t had a chance to pick any up for yourself yet, there are still some available at the links below.

I’m also really excited to share that my friend and talented singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs will be joining me for the New York and Philadelphia dates. If you’ve never heard her music before, I’d highly recommend giving her a listen. I should also mention that my usual co-conspirator and wonderful accompanist, Brad Gordon, will be on all three dates contributing his talents on piano, various wind instruments, and maybe even a bit of phone synthesizer, if we’re lucky!

February 26 – City Winery – New York, NY  – with Jenny Owen Youngs

February 27 - Cafe 939 – Boston, MA

February 28 World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA – with Jenny Owen Youngs

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My Illustrated Lyric Videos

Some of the work that I’m the most happy about from the last year are the three illustrated lyric videos that I made for songs from my latest solo album, Love Without Fear. I know a lot of you have seen the videos for “Disappearing” and “A Song Can Be About Anything” already, and now I’ve released a new one for my song “Love Without Fear.” I love seeing them side by side. Creating these pieces was a completely new kind of challenge for me, surprisingly complex and difficult but very fun.

Any ideas for what the next illustrated lyric video could be? Comments? Suggestions? 

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“Love Without Fear” Lyric Video

 

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Whiteboard Interview & Talk Music Podcast!

Interview with The Whiteboard Project

Here’s an interview I did entirely with drawings on a whiteboard. Such a clever series they’re doing! Click here to see the full interview

DW on the Talk Music Podcast

I recently had the chance to chat with Scott Cowie for his Talk Music podcast about my song-a-day project, my time working with Rick Rubin, and some songwriters I admire – listen to the full podcast here

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Edinburgh

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So beautiful! So drunk! How did this happen? Oh yeah, I’m in Edinburgh!

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WWTPD?

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“Here’s what I always ask myself when I get stuck while writing a song: what would Tom Petty do? It almost always works” – DW ’14

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Get in the pool

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“Stop planning, and get in the pool.” – DW ’14

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Pledge Music Campaign – new exclusives added!

We’ve revamped my Pledge Music Campaign! You can still order the album, vinyl & deluxe album book/cd, but we’ve added some cool new exclusives as well, including: more Skype songwriting reviews, personalized signed vinyl test pressings, customized Free Life CDs, and signed prints of my musical cartoons.

I hope you’re digging the album so far! http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/danwilson

 

Customized Free Life CDs

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Wall Street Journal Signed Cartoon Prints

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You & I (Nobody In The World)

A while back I had the opportunity to write some songs with John Legend. One of the songs we wrote, “You & I (Nobody in the World),” is on his current album. I was really happy and proud of how the song turned out, and I’m just as excited about the video that he’s created for it. The images that the video pairs with our song make a beautiful and moving combination, IMHO. Check out the video for “You & I (Nobody In The World)”

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