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Anna Burch announces second album, If You’re Dreaming

By | Published on Thursday 16 January 2020

Anna Burch

Anna Burch has announced that she will release new album ‘If You’re Dreaming’ this April, with first single ‘Not So Bad’ out now.

“I wrote ‘Not So Bad’ the day before I left to record, because I felt there was an important piece of the album missing – a hopeful, escapist pop song that dealt more positively with themes the other songs were circling around – and luckily it came together almost immediately”, says Burch. “The chord progression felt light and jazzy, and when I started to write the words I remembered my mom bugging me about how melancholic my lyrics tend to be, ‘Surely your life hasn’t all been that bad!'”

She continues: “I wanted to express the importance of cultivating a rich interior life that falls outside of the economy of images and information we’re disseminating at all times. ‘Not So Bad’ is an optimistic love song about retreating into memories to find what you need to feel in control of your own narrative when everything else around you feels precarious”.

The album is out on 3 Apr, and you can watch the video for ‘Not So Bad’ here:

Burch will also be on tour in the UK and Ireland in May. Here are the dates:

6 May: Bristol, The Louisiana
7 May: Manchester, Yes
8 May: Dublin, The Sound House
9 May: Belfast, McHugh’s
10 May: Glasgow, The Hug & Pint
12 May: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
13 May: London, Oslo