Watch Bob Mould Compel ‘Letterman’ to ‘See a Little Light’
Former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman reps for 1989's 'Workbook,' preps new 'Beauty & Ruin' LP
Bob Mould plans to release a new studio album on June 3, but the alt-rock icon dipped into his past last night on the Late Show With David Letterman. In honor of the 25th anniversary of his debut solo LP, the recently reissued Workbook, Mould performed “See a Little Light,” a jangly anthem found on his first post-Hüsker Dü effort. And, just as in his last appearance on Letterman, Mould delivered a powerful performance with support from Superchunk/Mountain Goats drummer Jon Wurster and bassist Jason Narducy of Verbow and Spl:t S:ngle. Watch the clip above and find Mould’s upcoming tour dates below.
The 25th anniversary reissue of Workbook is out now in double-CD and double-vinyl formats thanks to Omnivore Recordings. Beauty & Ruin, Mould’s forthcoming follow-up to 2012’s Silver Age, is on the way via Merge Records.
Bob Mould tour dates:
March 7 – New York, NY @ City Winery
March 8 – New York, NY @ City Winery
March 13-14 – Austin, TX @ South By Southwest
March 31 – New York, NY @ Carnegie Hall (Paul Simon Tribute concert)
May 23 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
June 18-22 – Calgary, AB @ Sled Island Festival