Deb Talan Of The Weepies Releases New Track, Announces New Solo Album Lucky Girl

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Deb Talan, one half of the folk-pop duo the Weepies, will release a new solo album Lucky Girl on May 12. This record explores Talan’s life over the last few years, including her recent recovery from stage three breast cancer.

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In support of her forthcoming album, Talan has released a new track “Growing Up.” The song delves into the adventure of parenthood and the fleetingness of children being young.

“The song was written for my oldest boy when he was turning eight, which feels to me like the age of a different kind of consciousness about the world, yourself and the people you love,” Talan says. “As a mother, it’s a time when you start to realize how much you’re going to have to let your child go free from you, even though you still want to be able to protect them like you did when they were little.”

The track is full of folky-pop undertones supported by conversational songwriting, a catchy tune that’s nothing short of a love song from a parent to a child.

“It’s both a beautiful and a wistful time,” Talan adds.

Listen to “Growing Up” and see Talan’s upcoming tour dates below.

 

Tour dates:

3/31 Iowa City, IA  @ The Mill

4/2 Evanston, IL @ SPACE

4/7 Portland, OR  @ Alberta Rose Theatre

4/8 Seattle, WA @ The Triple Door

4/13 Berkeley, CA @ Freight & Salvage

4/14 Santa Barbara, CA @ Soho

4/15 Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Cafe

5/4 Washington, DC @ The Hamilton

5/5 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre

5/12 Rockport, MA @ Shalin Liu Performance Center

5/13 New York, NY @ City WInery

5/14 Cambridge, MA @ Sinclair

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