Claire Rousay Announces Tour and Debut Thrill Jockey Album, Shares New Song “Head”: Listen

Claire Rousay, photo by Zoe Donahoe

Experimental musician Claire Rousay has announced her first album for venerated Chicago independent label Thrill Jockey. The new album, Sentiment, is out April 19. Rousay will surround her album’s release with North American and European concerts. Find Rousay’s tour schedule, as well as the new song “Head,” below.

Guests on Sentiment include Lala Lala and Hand Habits. Discussing her new album in a press statement, Rousay said, “I have been on a quest to communicate my feelings and ideas as clearly as possible lately. Pop seemed like the way to do that this time.”

Read about Claire Rousay’s A Softer Focus in Pitchfork’s “The 50 Best Albums of 2021.”


01 4pm
02 Head
03 It Could Be Anything
04 Asking for It
05 III
06 Lover’s Spit Plays in the Background
07 Sycamore Skylight
08 Please 5 More Minutes [ft. Lala Lala]
09 W Sunset Blvd
10 ILY2 [ft. Hand Habits]

<h1 class="title">Claire Rousay: Sentiment</h1>

Claire Rousay: Sentiment

Claire Rousay:

03-22 Knoxville, TN - Big Ears Festival
04-11 Omaha, NE - Bemis Center
04-24 Portland, OR - The Old Church
04-25 Seattle, WA - Fremont Abbey
04-27 Los Angeles, CA - 2220 Arts + Archives
05-01 Chicago, IL - Sleeping Village
05-05 Brooklyn, NY - Long Play Festival
05-09 San Francisco, CA - The Lab
05-10 Santa Cruz, CA - Indexical
05-19 Washington, D.C. - Rhizome
05-23 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Dokzaal
05-24 Berlin, Germany - Silent Green - Kuppelhalle
05-25 Prague, Czech Republic - Štvanice Villa
05-26 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique - Rotonde
05-28 Bristol, England - Lantern Hall @ Bristol Beacon
05-29 London, England - Institute of Contemporary Arts
05-30 Manchester, England - St Michael’s
05-31 Glasgow, Scotland - The Glad Cafe
06-01 Dublin, Ireland - Project Arts Centre

<h1 class="title">Claire Rousay: North American Tour 2024</h1>

Claire Rousay: North American Tour 2024

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