Watch Molly Burch’s “Wild” if you wanna feel better about feeling bad

It’s the exciting first single from her new album First Flower.

July 25, 2018

Whether you’re referencing The Drifters or Usher, you kind of have to be great at singing to sing “There goes my baby,” as Molly Burch does here on “Wild,” from her forthcoming First Flower LP. And yes she has the range.

Based in Austin, via L.A. then Asheville, Burch makes pretty rock music that stings. Such a classic song, here — because what’s more timeless and rough after “There goes my baby” than “I wish I was a wilder soul.”

Over email, she explained some of the thinking behind “Wild” and its grass-is-always-greener video directed by Luca Venter: “I wanted to write a song that made me feel at peace with my imperfections, and celebrate others without putting them on pedestals… I think for the most part we all share pretty similar fears and insecurities. Or at least that's what I'm hoping.”

First Flower comes out October 5 via Captured Tracks, and it’s up for pre-order now. It's really good : )

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Tour dates:

09/07 - Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Festival
10/05-10/07 - Austin, TX - ACL Festival
10/08 - New Orleans, LA - Gasa Gasa
10/09 - Atlanta, GA - 529
10/10 - Asheville, NC - Mothlight
10/11 - Richmond, VA - Gallery 5
10/12 - Washington DC - Songbyrd
10/13 - New York, NY - Rough Trade
10/14 - Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs
10/15 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brendas
10/16 - Pittsburgh, PA - Funhouse @ Mr. Small's
10/17 - Columbus, OH - Rumba
10/18 - Nashville, TN - Fond Object
10/20 - Austin, TX - Barracuda
10/24 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
10/25 - San Diego, CA - Soda Bar
10/26 - Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theater
10/27 - San Francisco, CA - Cafe Du Mond
10/29 - Portland, OR - Polaris Hall
10/30 - Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern
11/03 - Boise, ID - Funky Taco
11/04 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
11/05 - Denver, CO - Lost Lake
11/17 - Tours, FR - Le Temps de Machine
11/18 - Paris, FR - Le Pop Up Du Label
11/19 - Stuttgart, DE - Kellerclub
11/20 - Lucerne, CH - Neubad
11/21 - Munich, DE - Unter Deck
11/22 - Budapest, HU - A38 Gallery
11/23 - Vienna, AT - Blue Bird Festival
11/24 - Jena, DE - Glashaus
11/25 - Berlin, DE - Privatclub
11/26 - Hamburg, DE - Aalhaus
11/27 - Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
11/28 - Amiens, FR - La Lune des Pirates
11/30 - Gent, BE - Trefunt
12/01 - Margate, UK - Tom Thumb Theatre
12/02 - Brighton, UK - Komedia
12/03 - Birmingham, UK - Hare & Hounds
12/04 - London, UK - The Lexington
12/05 - Liverpool, UK - Leaf
12/06 - Dublin, IRL - The Grand Social
12/07 - Manchester, UK - Night & Day

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