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More Details on Okkervil River’s New Album “I Am Very Far”

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We have more details to share about Okkervil River’s new album I Am Very Far.

I Am Very Far features eleven new songs produced and arranged by frontman Will Sheff, at a variety of locations including Austin, New York City, and Connecticut.

The album features the group’s largest musical palette to date. In addition to a string and horn section, choral and orchestral arrangements, Sheff recorded file cabinets thrown across a room, a solo created out of a fast-forwarding and rewinding boombox, and much more. In contrast to the band’s usual practice of holing up in one studio for months on end, Sheff opted for a series of short high-intensity sessions with a larger band in various studios. Sessions would, at times, find over a dozen musicians performing in a single room. “The goal was to push my brain to places it didn’t want to go” explains Sheff.

I Am Very Far will be in stores May 10, more on Okkervil River and the new album soon!

Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey
Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
Everyone is Noah, Everyone is the Ark by Moonface
Byegone by Volcano Choir

North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops

Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten

Real People by Small Black

Crown The Pines by S. Carey

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