The Sean Rowe Round-Up: “The Salesman and the Shark”

Sean Rowe and Sarah Pedinotti
Sean Rowe and Sarah Pedinotti at The Exit's Local 518 Benefit Concert in 2009 (photo by Bryan Thomas)

LISTEN: Sean Rowe’s hotly anticipated sophomore album for Anti- Records isn’t slated for official release until next Tuesday (August 28), but you can listen to “The Salesman and the Shark” in its entirety right now at National Public Radio.

WATCH: Yup, that’s Rowe collaborating with Railbird and Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel on Railbird’s new music video “Jump Ship.”

DROP THE NEEDLE: Anti- will also be releasing Rowe’s upcoming album in a special vinyl edition on two LPs. The vinyl version of the album features three songs not included on the CD: “Don’t You Hate the Punks,” “Frozen River” and “Goin’ Down South.” The vinyl set also comes packaged with the full CD inside.

PRE-ORDER NOW: You can now pre-order the CD ($11.99) or the 2LP set ($16.99).

RADIO: In a two-hour radio special, Rowe will chat with DJ Dave Michaels, introduce you to his new songs and discuss his musical influences at 1pm on Friday (August 24) on WEXT-FM.

RAVE: The album is “destined to become a timeless classic,” raves Julia R. Destefano at Performer Magazine. “Sean Rowe has created one of the finest albums of the year,” declares David Greenberger at Metroland.

LIVE: Sean Rowe celebrates the release of his new album with a show at Valentine’s Music Hall in Albany on Saturday, September 8. Railbird opens the show. Rowe will also take the stage at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton at 7pm on Monday, September 17, opening for Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers.

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