Steve Gunn has released a new Amazon Original song, a cover of Neil Young’s ‘Motion Pictures (For Carrie)’, available to stream and purchase now exclusively on Amazon Music HERE. Recorded in Brooklyn in May, Gunn’s unmistakably warm guitar strumming takes center stage here, with added space-meets-twang atmospherics and a soaring harmonica. Coincidentally, this release falls a day before the 45th anniversary of Neil Young’s On The Beach, which includes ‘Motion Pictures (For Carrie)’.
Says Gunn, “‘Motion Pictures’ perfectly captures the wistful anxiety of ‘living in between’ the real world and being on the road. I also find watching TV in hotel rooms inspiring.”
Steve Gunn plays a UK headline tour this summer, performing songs off his widely lauded new album, The Unseen In Between. The tour includes stops in Brighton, Nottingham, Glasgow, Bristol, End Of The Road festival, and an intimate solo show at London’s Omeara on September 17th.
Over the past few years, Steve Gunn has become one of American folk-rock’s most pivotal and regarded figures – conjuring immersive and psychedelic sonic landscapes live and on record, releasing a stream of lauded albums that have appeared in a multitude of ‘best of’ lists, and recording exploratory collaborations with artists including Mike Cooper, Hiss Golden Messenger, Kurt Vile, and Michael Chapman. Written in the wake of his father’s passing, The Unseen In Between is Steve’s most accomplished and moving work to date, with sweeping and immersive songs showcasing his deft yet minimal guitar style to the backdrop of rich instrumentation, the lyrics meditative and mysterious yet intimate and poignant.
SUMMER UK HEADLINE TOUR:
8/26 – Patterns – Brighton
8/27 – Bodega – Nottingham
8/28 – Stereo – Glasgow
8/29 – Exchange – Bristol
8/30 – End of the Road – Dorset
9/17 – Omeara – London – solo show