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Experience the stunning new single from CHELSEA WOLFE “THE MOTHER ROAD”

Nona Limmen

I probably don’t have to tell you this, but Chelsea Wolfe announced her new album today. I have chills just seeing the gorgeous Nona Limmen cover for Birth of Violence. And then I hit play on her single “The Mother Road,” and I’m floating away on the beautiful tones of her voice and every hair on my body is standing on end. Once again, she is transforming her sound, but creating the same epic audioscapes she’s known for. I can’t wait to hear the LP in full when it comes out September 23rd via Sargent House – the pre-order is live right here – but for now I’m just going to have this breathtaking song on repeat. Heat if for yourself right now:

took the mother road
down to GODDESS flesh
i swallowed the key
i want to learn to swallow my pain
hallowed the fruit, hallowed thy name
guess i needed something to break me
guess i needed something to shake me up
guess i needed someone to break me
guess i needed someone to shake me out
afraid to live, afraid to die
building a broken but precious web
like a spider in Chernobyl
and when the cattle low, something is on the horizon
i do not have a child
but i’m old enough to know some pain
and i’m hell bent on loving you
women know what it is to endure
guess i needed something to break me
guess i needed something to shake me up
guess i needed someone to break me
guess i needed someone to shake me out
it was you
it was you
bloom and eclipse them, wake up and transform

Cover Photo by Nona Limmen

Chelsea Wolfe Acoustic Tour:

08/31: Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Daydream Festival * (Non Acoustic Set)

10/18: San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park

10/19: Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

10/21: Salt Lake City, UT – Metro Music Hall

10/22: Estes Park, CO – Stanley Hotel

10/24: Chicago, IL – Metro

10/25: Detroit, MI – Senate Theater

10/26: Toronto, ONT – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

10/27: Montreal, QC – Le National

10/29: Boston, MA – Royale

10/31: Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

11/01: New York, NY – Brooklyn Steel

11/03: Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

11/04: Charlotte, NC – McGlohon Theater

11/05: Atlanta, GA – Terminal West

11/06: Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge

11/08: Dallas, TX – Texas Theatre

11/09: Austin, TX – Levitation

11/10: Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall

11/12: Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf

11/13: Tucson, AZ – Club Congress

11/15: Los Angeles, CA – The Palace Theatre

11/16: San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom

11/18: Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom

11/20: Seattle, WA – The Showbox

11/21: Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre

* All dates with special guest Ioanna Gika except 8/31

Written By

Meghan MacRae grew up in Vancouver, Canada, but spent many years living in the remote woods. Living in the shadow of grizzly bears, cougars and the other predators of the wilderness taught her about the dark side of nature, and taught her to accept her place in nature's order as their prey. She is co-founder of CVLT Nation.

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