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Check out New Steve Martin/Steep Canyon Rangers/Edie Brickell Single

By February 15, 2013

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Edie BrickellA few weeks ago, I shared news that Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers had teamed up with Edie Brickell for a new album and tour, and now they've shared a first single from that disc via the New Yorker. To listen to "When You Get to Asheville", simply click on that link and let us know what you think. It's a quiet, thoughtful little number, thick on harmony "oohs" and dripping with sadness and longing. Martin and the Rangers' delicious, lush instrumentation backs Brickell's nuanced vocals quite swimmingly, indicating this is bound to be a darn good disc.

The disc doesn't drop til April, but this song is probably a good indication of what it'll contain. Meanwhile, the collaborative troupe has announced tour dates for the spring and summer:

May 22 - Fort Meyers, FL - Mann Performing Arts Hall
May 23 - St Petersburg, FL - Mahaffey Theater
May 24 - West Palm Beach, FL - Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
May 25 - Tallahassee, FL - FSU Ruby Diamond Auditorium
May 26 - St. Augustine, FL - St. Augustine Ampitheater
May 27 - Charleston, SC - North Charleston Performing Arts Center
May 29 - Nashville, TN - Schermerhorn Symphony Center
May 30 - Greenville, SC - Peace Center for the Performing Arts
May 31 - Greensboro, NC - War Memorial Auditorium
June 21 - Stamford, CT - Palace Theater
June 22 - Morristown, NJ - Mayo Performing Arts Center
June 23 - Kingston, NY - Ulster Performing Arts Center
June 24 - Vienna, VA - The Filene Center at Wolf Trap
June 25 - New York, NY - Town Hall Theater
June 27 - Philadelphia, PA - Kimmel Center - Verizon Center
June 28 - Chatauqua, NY - Chatauqua Institution Amphitheater
for a full list of tour dates, visit SteveMartin.com

photo: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images

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