Mavis Staples – One True Vine

With new song offerings from Alan Sparhawk of Low, Nick Lowe, and three new Jeff Tweedy originals, One True Vine is at once a darker and more uplifting album than its Grammy-winning predecessor, You Are Not Alone.

Anchored by reinventions of two ’70s classics – Funkadelic’s ‘Can You Get To That?’ and the Staple Singer’s ‘I Like The Things About Me’ – producer Jeff Tweedy and Staples have constructed a dense narrative that starts with the soul-searching of Sparhawk’s ‘One Holy Ghost’ and Tweedy’s ‘Jesus Wept,’ and then breaks wide open with Nick Lowe’s soaring ‘Far Celestial Shores.’

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 Jun
 28
Camden, NJ, US
Dave Matthews Band with Mavis Staples at Susquehanna Bank Center
 Jun
 29
Camden, NJ, US
Dave Matthews Band with Mavis Staples at Susquehanna Bank Center
 Jul
 04
Portland, OR, US
Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival 2013
 Jul
 21
Apple Valley, MN, US
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Mavis Staples at Weesner Amphitheater, Minnesota Zoo
 Aug
 10
Brecon, UK
Mavis Staples at Market Hall
 Aug
 13
Oslo, Norway
Oslo Jazzfestival 2013
 Sep
 06
Chicago, IL, US
Young the Giant with Neko Case, Mavis Staples, The Hold Steady, and 5 more… at Hideout Block Party
 Sep
 07
Chicago, IL, US
Hideout Block Party with Jon Langford, Young the Giant, Neko Case, and 6 more… at Hideout
 Sep
 25
Nashville, TN, US
Mavis Staples with The Blind Boys of Alabama at War Memorial Auditorium, Tennessee Performing Arts Center
 Sep
 27
Seattle, WA, US
Mavis Staples at The Moore Theatre

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