Sneak Preview: Stream M.Ward’s ‘Hold Time’


Starting tonight, you can stream M. Ward’s Hold Time on NPR’s First Listen. 

Scheduled for release on February 17, the new album features guest appearances by Lucinda Williams,Zooey Deschanel (She & Him), Rachel Blumberg (The Decemberists) and others. Though it mostly features all-new songs, Hold Time includes a handful of cover tunes, including Don Gibson’s “Oh Lonesome Me” and “Rave On,” made popular by Buddy Holly.

To pre-order the CD, visit Merge Records.


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In Anticipation: M. Ward – Hold Time

Singer-songwriter and modern-day troubadour M. Ward will release his new album, Hold Time, February 17 on Merge Records.   This is the follow up album to his acclaimed solo Post-War effort and She and Him Volume 1 collaboration with Zooey Deschanel.  His new release is reported to feature guest performances by Lucinda Williams, Jason Lytle (ex Grandaddy) and side project band-mate Zooey.  The video for the track ‘Hold Time‘ was just released today.  And if that’s not enough, the busy little bee has also announced plans to hit the road this winter to support the album.  Whew!

M. Ward Tour Dates:
2/18 BOSTON, MA Somerville Theater 
2/19 NEW YORK, NY The Apollo Theatre
2/20 PHILADELPHIA, PA Trocadero Theatre 
2/21 WASHINGTON, DC Sixth and I Synagogue 
2/25 LONDON, UK Borderline 
2/26 PARIS, FR Café de la Danse 
2/27 AMSTERDAM, NL Paradiso 
3/04 LOS ANGELES, CA Music Box at Fonda 
3/05 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Palace of Fine Arts 
3/06 SEATTLE, WA Showbox At The Market 
3/07 PORTLAND, OR Aladdin Theater

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