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Wye Oak release new single 'Walk Soft' alongside mini documentary

Wye Oak have released their new song, ‘Walk Soft’, alongside a mini-documentary ahead of their forthcoming tour dates.

The band, set to embark on their US tour, will include a show consisting of their back catalogue along with material from Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner’s respective solo projects.

To coincide with the tour news, Wye Oak have released the standalone song titled ‘Walk Soft’. “When I was younger I used to work at a stable taking care of horses,” Wasner said while discussing the song, “I thought they were the most beautiful animals on earth, and seemingly so gentle, so it took me a while to learn that they could also be dangerous, if only because they were so much bigger than I was.

“Love is like this, too—the bigger it feels, the more power it holds. True beauty should be frightening.”

Stream the track—and mini documentary—below.

Wye Oak tour dates:
Feb 27 Asheville, NC – The Mothlight*
Feb 28 Durham, NC – Baldwin Auditorium
Feb 29 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s*
Mar 01 Baltimore, MD – 2640 Space*
Mar 03 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair*
Mar 04 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg*
Mar 05 Richmond, VA – The Broadberry*
Mar 20 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile^
Mar 21 Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater^
Mar 23 San Francisco, CA – The Independent^
Mar 24 Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery^
Mar 25 Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery^
* w/ Ohmme
^ w/ Lomelda