Occurs on Sunday September 23 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Sudbury Theatre Centre
170 Shaughnessy Street
Sudbury Ontario P3E 4P8

Performance Notes

× By Sarah Murphy Published Jun 13, 2018 Rae Spoon has revealed plans for their latest album, Bodiesofwater. It's due out September 7 via Coax Records. The album marks the follow-up to 2016's Armour, and its title harkens back to the space bar-free title of 2008's Superioryouareinferior. Deeper than that, the title of the album is a reflection of the artist. As a non-binary person, Spoon likens their identity to that of bodies of water — fluid and unconfined, and difficult to fit into the established structures of society. A press release also notes that "like bodies, water is regulated and increasingly commodified." The new collection of songs hears Spoon drawing connections between their own body and the ocean surrounding their home of Vancouver Island. It was recorded at the Noise Floor Studio on Gabriola Island with co-producer Laurie-Anne Torres, as well as respectfulchild and Terri Upton. The upcoming LP has been prefaced by lead single "Do Whatever the Heck You Want" — a rather self-explanatory ode to staying true to oneself. "This is a song I wrote about my main life philosophy," Spoon said in a statement. "Originally it contained 30 F-words, but then my friend Carole Pope said to me 'You can't have a hit with the f-word in it, Rae' and so it's now suitable for all audiences." Scroll past the tracklisting for Bodiesofwater, as well as Spoon's upcoming tour dates with respectfulchild, to give "Do Whatever the Heck You Want" a listen. Bodiesofwater: 1. I Held My Breath 2. It's Getting Close 3. Do Whatever THe Heck You Want 4. In My Town 5. Seascape 6. You Don't Do Anything 7. Bioluminescent 8. It's Not In My Body 9. Undertow 10. Beach Of Bones

Tour dates: 09/06 Victoria, BC - Vinyl Envy 09/07 Salt Spring Island, BC - Salt Spring Pride 09/08 Vancouver, BC - Wise Hall 09/09 Prince George, BC - Omenica Art Centre * 09/10 Onaway, AB - Sunrise Gardens 09/11 Lethbridge, AB - Acoustic Owl 09/12 Calgary, AB - King Eddy 09/13 Calgary, AB - King Eddy 09/14 Edmonton, AB - The Aviary 09/15 Swift Current, AB - The Lyric Theatre 09/16 Regina, SK - UR Pride Centre ^ 09/18 Saskatoon, SK - Underground Cafe ^ 09/19 Brandon, MB - TBA 09/20 Winnipeg, MB - Goodwill 09/21 Thunder Bay, ON - The Common 09/22 Sault Ste. Marie, ON @ Shabby Motley ~ 09/23 Sudbury, ON - Sudbury Theatre Centre 09/26 Guelph, ON - The Golden Bus 09/29 Toronto, ON - Folk Music Ontario Showcase 10/01 Hamilton, ON - The Tower 10/02 Kitchener, ON - House Concert 10/03 Peterborough, ON - The Garnet 10/04 Montreal, QC - Casa Del Popolo 10/05 Ottawa, ON - 27 Club 10/06 Halifax, NS - Gus's Pub 10/07 Toronto, ON - Burdock * with Kym Gouchie ^ with Homo Monstrous and Ursa ~ with Richard Garvey and Vic Horvath

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