Hear Jon Langford & Skull Orchard's Buoyant, Folky 'Days & Nights' Single

Record Store Day seven-inch on the way via In De Goot Recordings

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Jon Langford & Skull Orchard
Cynthia Orgel WRITTEN BY
Cynthia Orgel

On April 1, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard released Here Be Monsters, a 10-track album replete with nods to Langford's long-running cowpunk project Mekons. Now, less than a month later, the Welsh-born, Chicago-based songwriter already has a Monsters follow-up on the way. For this year's Record Store Day (that's April 19), Jon Langford & Skull Orchard will drop the "Days & Nights" seven-inch by way of In De Goot Recordings.

The upcoming vinyl contains two new songs: the fluttering, daydreamy title track, and its lively B-side, "Here's What We Have (The Nixon Song)." Both tunes complement Langford's sometimes-smooth, sometimes-gruff pipes with sugary, female vocals, and both are streaming below. Listen, then scroll down for Jon Langford & Skull Orchard's tour dates.

Langford & Skull Orchard's tour dates:

April 14 - Berwyn, IL @ FitzGerald's
April 15-17 - Chicago, IL to Portland, OR @ Roots
April 18 - Portland, OR @ White Eagle Saloon
April 19 - Seattle, WA @ The Stables
April 20 - Vashon Island, WA @ The Cone Gallery (free acoustic show with art)
April 21 - Port Townshend, WA @ The Cellar Door
May 1 - New Orleans, LA @ Le Mieux Gallery (free show)
May 17 - Portland, ME @ Jay York's Last Church on the Left
May 18 - Peace Dale, RI @ Roots Hoot House Concerts

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