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Jessica Pratt Expands Tour, Shares Video for New Song “World on a String”: Watch

Jessica Pratt, photo by Samuel Hess

Jessica Pratt has shared a new single from Here in the Pitch called “World on a String.” The track arrives with a new video directed by fellow musician Kate Bollinger. In the clip, Pratt and a small commune of people are dressed in 1970s-style garments as they hang out in a field, drinking and picking flowers—a fitting look to match the song’s vintage, cozy sound. Watch it below.

When describing how she wrote the song, Pratt explained, “I was influenced by the swaying, naive brilliance of ‘lost’ teenage garage rock bands, as well as enduring loves like the Nazz and Guided by Voices. Record the song moments after you’ve learned it on an instrument you’ve just picked up. Oftentimes, that’s all you need.”

Here in the Pitch comes out May 3 via Mexican Summer. Pratt originally announced a tour the same time that she revealed its lead single, “Life Is.” She’s since expanded that run with a handful of additional shows, including a live set at Pitchfork Music Festival in July. Check out her complete list of tour dates down below.

Revisit “A Conversation With Jessica Pratt About Making Quiet Music” on the Pitch. Plus, read the new review of “Life Is.”

Jessica Pratt at Pitchfork Music Festival 2024

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Jessica Pratt:

05-31 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound Barcelona
06-02 Paris, France - Alhambra *
06-03 Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique *
06-04 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Zonnehuis *
06-06 London, England - Union Chapel *
06-07 London, England - Earth ~
06-18 San Diego, CA - Lou Lou’s Club %
06-20 Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom %
06-21 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy + Harriet’s %
06-22 San Francisco, CA - Bimbo’s 365 Club %
06-25 Vancouver, British Columbia - Biltmore Cabaret %
06-26 Seattle, WA - Neumos %
06-27 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom %
06-29 Sonoma, CA - Gundlach Bundschu Winery %
07-18 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line ^
07-19 Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre ^
07-21 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
07-22 Cleveland, OH - The Roxy ^
07-24 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom ^
07-25 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom #
07-26 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live #
07-27 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair #
07-29 Washington, D.C. - The Howard Theatre #
07-30 Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom #
08-02 Nashville, TN - The Basement East #
08-03 Atlanta, GA - Terminal West #

* with Joanna Sternberg
~ with Astrid Sonne
% with Tony Molina 
^ with June McDoom
# with @

Originally Appeared on Pitchfork