California singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis has debuted her new single, "Just One Of The Guys," on NPR's "All Songs Considered" today. The track is taken from her forthcoming album The Voyager, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records on July 29th.
The album is now available for pre-order today from all participating digital retailers. Those who pre-order will receive an instant download of "Just One Of The Guys."
"Just One Of The Guys" was produced by Beck, who also contributes backing vocals. "It was one of the tunes I'd tried a few different ways before I finally recorded it with Beck at his home studio in Malibu," Lewis says. "The whole experience was super laid-back - walking on the beach, talking about movies, the Rolling Stones, and French pop music. It was just very mellow and lovely."
Beck is one of several artists Lewis chose to produce tracks on The Voyager, which also features production from Ryan Adams, alongside Mike Viola, as well as her longtime collaborator, Johnathan Rice. The Voyager is the former Rilo Kiley frontwoman's third solo album and first in six years, following 2006's Rabbit Fur Coat (with The Watson Twins) and 2008's Acid Tongue. It finds the always relatable songwriter at her sharp-witted best, singing about her recent experiences with honesty and incisiveness.
In other Jenny Lewis news, the sometime actress also appears in the June 5th episode of IFC's Comedy Bang Bang as a musical co-host filling in for Reggie Watts and singing a duet with Zach Galifianakis. She is on tour throughout the summer, including several dates with Ray LaMontagne, as well as appearances at Lollapalooza and the Outside Lands Festival. Lewis will also perform a hometown show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on August 9th.
June 4 Portland, ME State Theatre w/ Kurt Vile
June 6 New York, NY Governor's Ball (Randall's Island)
June 7 Washington DC 9:30 Club SOLD OUT
July 6 Toronto, ON Urban Roots Festival
July 8 Ottawa, ON Ottawa Blues Fest
July 10 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 11 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Performing Arts Center w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 12 Miami, FL The Fillmore w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 15 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 16 Charleston, SC North Charleston PAC w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 18 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 19 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 20 Louisville, KY Forecastle Festival
July 22 Interlochen, MI Kresge Auditorium w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 23 Grand Rapids, MI Meijer Gardens w/ Ray LaMontagne
July 25 Newport, RI Newport Folk Festival
July 26 Camden, NJ XpoNential Music Festival w/Ryan Adams
July 27 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls
July 31 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe at Old National Centre
Aug 2 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza SOLD OUT
Aug 3 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
Aug 9 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
Aug 10 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Festival SOLD OUT
Oct 3-5 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
Oct 10-12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
Diagnosis: Hooking up with Beck, Lewis proves she is no "Loser"....