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7 February, 2019Print

50 Years of Lee Fields Continue With "Will I Get Off Easy"

Watch the Video, Recorded Live At Diamond Mine Studios, at Billboard
International Tour with The Expressions Extends Across US and Europe

 

After launching his 50th career anniversary last month, soul's sharpest suited icon Lee Fields releases "Will I Get Off Easy," the second single previewing his new album It Rains Love (out April 5th on Big Crown Records). Fields leads his Expressions in a showcase of the magnetism and swagger that have endured from his years as a kid performing in his parents' North Carolina speakeasy to today, with the 68-year-old legend embracing his seemingly unending prime.

Watch "Will I Get Off Easy," recorded live at Diamond Mine Studios (Lady Gaga, Beyonce & Jay-Z, The Roots) in Queens, NY: https://youtu.be/ddrxilRBBl0

And read more in a new interview with Billboard, who say Lee is "still making old school sound fresh": https://bit.ly/2ShE6fu

Lee Fields has always lived ahead of his time -- he hired Sharon Jones as a background singer and brought Charles Bradley on tour as an opener -- and It Rains Love drenches his time-tested sound in the kindness, wisdom, and unyielding groove that have affirmed his position as the new godfather of soul.

It Rains Love is his most heartfelt album yet, and it will bring him to some of the biggest stages he's ever played. Headlining dates in Boston, Austin, Toronto, Spain, and more have just been added to an international tour that includes Brooklyn Steel, Firefly, Electric Forest, and shows across Europe. Full dates are below and on-sale now here.

Head to Rolling Stone to hear title track "It Rains Love" and how a phonebook listing spurred Fields' incredible comeback: https://bit.ly/2C6Spcc

Lee Fields & The Expressions Tour Dates
04/11 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Bling Pig
04/12 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
04/25 - Utrecht, NE @ Tivoli
04/26 - Berlin, DE @ Columbia Theater
04/28 - Antwerp, BE @ De Roma
04/29 - Paris, FR @ St. Eustache
04/30 - Lille, FR @ Aeronef
05/02 - Cambridge, UK @ The Junction
05/03 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 3
05/04 - London, UK @ 02 Shepherds Bush
05/11 - Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
05/12 - Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
05/16 - Madrid, ES @ Joy Eslava
05/17 - Barcelona, ES @ Sala Apolo
05/19 - Brighton, UK @ Soul & Funk Weekender
05/23 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Hall
05/31 - San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
06/01 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk
06/02 - Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club
06/07 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theater
06/22 - Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
06/28 - Rothbury, MI @ Electric Forest Festival
08/02 - Luhmuhlen, DE @ Summer's Tale Festival
08/15 - Crickhowell, UK @ Green Man Festival

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