By: Staff –
On May 8, 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 long-time friend, Sturgill Simpson (co-produced by Price 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.
Price has also shared her 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 below.
“Twinkle Twinkle” follows “Stone Me“, another track from That’s How Rumors Get Started which was released in January.
Price 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 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).
Price will perform songs from That’s How Rumors Get Started at dozens of shows with Chris Stapleton and The Head and The Heart this spring and summer, in addition to festival appearances and more to be announced soon. Find all dates below.
That’s How Rumors Get Started Track-List
1. That’s How Rumors Get Started
2. Letting Me Down
3. Twinkle Twinkle
4. Stone Me
5. Hey Child
6. Heartless Mind
7. What Happened To Our Love?
8. Gone To Stay
9. Prisoner Of The Highway
10. I’d Die For You
Margo Price 2020 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