× Daniel Romano is on a freighter ship now and starts European tour this week

Daniel Romano is on a freighter ship now and starts European tour this week

25-08-2014

Europe! Daniel Romano is currently on a freighter ship heading over. This Wednesday his first European show will take place in Dublin at the Grand Social. From there on Daniel and his band are touring all over Europe. From Ireland through the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, France, Spain, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. Find all dates here.

For this European tour Daniel Romano recorded a 7 inch with two songs 'Never Tire Of The Road' and 'If I Had A Room'. This 7 inch is had been recorded with Old Crow Medicine Show and Caitlin Rose and will be exclusively available on this tour. If you're interested make sure you check out their merchandise at their shows.

Country Music is a study in contrasts. There's glitz and grit, reveling and wallowing, wretchedness and showmanship. Country music's pioneers wore their battered hearts on sequined sleeves. From Bakersfield to Galveston, the legends traded their tragicomic highs and lows for gold records and white Cadillacs. But that was then; the days of Buckaroos, Nudie Suits and various Hanks are over, save for the museum displays. To quote a George Jones title track, "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?"

Enter Daniel Romano, a songwriter who delivers mosey croonin' and hard luck storytelling. While references to marquee names like Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard are apparent in Romano's music, the obvious influences certainly don't demystify his talent. Romano works with equal parts authenticity and creativity, and his musical world is rich with archetypes and archrivals, wry observations and earnest confessions.

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