Via Play it Again Sam, Joan As Police Woman has announced a date for the highly anticipated album ‘The Classic’. Joan Wasser hits again with all her soul-ness with a single/video featuring comedian Reggie Watts and fellow musician Joseph Arthur.
Following the massive success of her 2011 LP release The Deep Field Wasser’s new song and record promises nothing but all the good things of old school soul with just the exact amount of head-turning production that make her a unique artist and musician. And – if this is not enough to make you hear her way – just check out the recent participations Joan As Police Woman has had recently, including John Cale’s tribute to legendary singer and former bandmate Nico from Velvet Underground, and Beck’s All-Star performance of Songbook Song Reader on July.
The title track ‘The Classic’ comes as the first single, filmed on the streets of NYC, the video includes a street-corner doo-woop bass vocal with contributions of fellow singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur as well as renowned comedian/musician/beatboxer/… Reggie Watts. Check it out:
A UK tour has been announced starting March 2014. Be fast, as tickets for the first concert sold-out in a matter of minutes.
JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN 2014 UK TOUR DATES
Mar 13: London – The Lexington (Sold-out)
Mar 15: Norwich – Arts Center
Apr 15: London – Village Underground
Apr 17: Brighton – Komedia
Apr 19: Leeds – The Belgrave
Apr 20: Hebden Bridge – The Trades Club
Apr 21: Manchester – Gorilla
Apr 23: Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
Apr 24: Bristol – Thekla
Apr 25: Exeter – Phoenix
Apr 27: Gateshead – Sage 2
Apr 28: Glasgow – Oran Mor