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Half Waif announces The Caretaker album, shares new song

Listen to “Ordinary Talk” now.

January 28, 2020
Half Waif announces <I>The Caretaker</i> album, shares new song Half Waif   Brian Vu

Half Waif (aka Nandi Rose) will release new album The Caretaker on March 27. The album is Rose's first since signing to new label ANTI- Records and follows 2018's Lavender. Scroll down to watch the video for lead single "Ordinary Talk" now.

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Speaking about the album title in a statement, Rose said: "I kind of created a character. She's someone who has been entrusted with taking care of this estate, taking care of the land, and she's not doing a very good job. The weeds are growing everywhere, and she's not taking care of herself."

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The Caretaker track list:

"Clouds Rest"
"Siren"
"Ordinary Talk"
"My Best Self"
"In August"
"Lapsing"
"Halogen 2"
"Blinking Light"
"Brace"
"Generation"
"Window Place"

Half Waif will play a headline tour in May. The run of shows begins at Boston's Cafe 939 on May 5 and wraps up on May 21 at L.A.'s Moroccan Lounge. Check out the full schedule below.

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2/4 - Portland, ME @ State Theatre *
2/5 - Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre *
2/6 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
5/5 - Boston, MA @ Cafe 939
5/7 - Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
5/8 - Toronto, ON @ Baby G
5/9 - Detroit, MI @ Deluxx Fluxx
5/10 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas
5/12 - Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
5/13 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
5/15 - Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
5/16 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
5/18 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
5/20 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
5/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
5/27 - Brooklyn, NY @ Public Records ^

* w/ Calexico and Iron & Wine

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Half Waif announces The Caretaker album, shares new song