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Willie J Healey has announced that he will be releasing a new album called ‘Twin Heavy’.

Due for release on August 7, the singer-songwriter accompanied the news with new track ‘True Stereo’, which he says “came from a good place”.

“I wrote it while trying out my friend Casper’s baritone guitar,” he explained in a press release. “I was like, ‘damn this sounds funky!’ I then transferred that tuning to a regular six string, which gave it a really warped sludgy sound. That baritone inspired the whole idea.”

Watch the video for ‘True Stereo’ below:

Following the singles ‘Why You Gotta Do It’ and ‘Songs For Joanna’, ‘True Stereo’ is the third song to preview Healey’s new album.

‘Twin Heavy’ was recorded alongside his ‘Hello Good Morning’ EP, “during an intense nine-day session with producer/drummer Loren Humphrey (The Last Shadow Puppets, Florence + The Machine, Tame Impala and Lana Del Rey) at Zoo Studios in Eastbourne,” according to a press release.

‘Twin Heavy’ tracklisting:

1. ‘Fashun’
2. ‘True Stereo’
3. ‘Big Nothing’
4. ‘Songs For Joanna’
5. ‘Twin Heavy’
6. ‘Sweeter Than Most’
7. ‘Condo’
8. ‘For You’
9. ‘Heavy Traffic’
10. ‘Why You Gotta Do It’
11. ‘Thousand Reasons’
12. ‘Caroline Needs’

‘Twin Heavy’ arrives on August 7 and can be pre-ordered here.

Healey will also embark on a UK tour this year, kicking off in Coventry on July 25 and ending in Oxford on August 15. He will play:

UK Tour Dates

July 25th – Coventry, Central Library
July 26th – Y Not Festival
July 27th – Bedford, Esquires
July 28th – Isle of Wight, Ventnor Fringe Festival
August 1st – Neverworld Festival
August 2nd – Leicester, The Cookie
August 3rd – Liverpool, Phase One
August 4th – Newcastle, Think Tank?
August 5th – York, The Crescent
August 8th – Bristol, SWX, Ritual Union
August 12th – Manchester, Deaf Institute
August 13th – London, Lafayette
August 14th – Oxford, The Jericho Tavern (SOLD OUT)
August 15th – Oxford, The Jericho Tavern

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