New Album ‘Let ‘Em All Talk’ Out May 19th via Icons Creating Evil Art
”Luke Elliot’s style is timeless, his songs tell stories and comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, or Tom Waits are therefore not uncommon.” Rolling Stone
“…a master of accessible, twisted, gothic Americana.” Mojo
New Jersey native Luke Elliot’s forthcoming full-length album ‘Let ‘Em All Talk’ is due to be released May 19th via Icons Creating Evil Art. The pre-order link is HERE . Today he releases the Johan Lundsten-directed video for the single “What It Is”, watch it HERE or download it HERE. A huge break-up ballad showing off his solid songwriting skills and poetic lyrics the track and video features an appearance by gospel choir The Glory Fires.
Elliot has just confirmed European dates for May and June, including 2 UK dates – London’s Laylow on June 15th and Kent’s Black Deer Festival on June 16th.
Full tour dates are: May:
Monday 24th Oslo, Norway – Parkeatret
Tuesday 25th Stockholm, Sweden – Kagelsbanan
Wednesday 26th Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik
Thursday 27th Malmo, Sweden – Babel
Tuesday 13th Paris, France – Supersonic
Wednesday 14th Rotterdam, Netherlands – V11
Thursday 15th London, UK – Laylow
Friday 16th Kent, UK – Black Deer Festival
Saturday 17th Hamburg, Germany – Notchtwache
Musically, an eclectic mix of influences pumps through Elliot’s veins that range from John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Dylan to The Cramps, Gun Club and Mink DeVille, to films by spaghetti western inventor, as well as Badlands, Pulp Fiction, Natural Born Killers. His interest in film hasn’t stayed with music, it’s also taken him to the big screen. It turned out the multitalented Elliot has acting skills as well. He performed his song “All On Board” in the Norwegian TV series hit “Exit”, Norway’s most streamed series ever, and he played against Carrie-Anne Moss from The Matrix in the crime series “Wisting”.