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Mavis Staples announces new album We Get By

By | Published on Thursday 21 March 2019

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples has announced that she will release her twelfth studio album, ‘We Get By’, in May. The record features eleven songs written and produced by Ben Harper.

“These songs are delivering such a strong message”, she says. “We truly need to make a change if we want this world to be better”.

That message is particularly prevalent on opening track and new single ‘Change’, which you can listen to here:

Staples will also be touring in support of the new album, explaining: “I just wanted the world to know that I made it to 80! I am letting my fans know that I’m over the hill but now I’m going over the mountain”.

Here are her UK and Ireland dates:

23 Jun: Dublin, Olympia Theatre
2 Jul: Bath, The Forum
4 Jul: London, The Roundhouse