Cowboy Tears is due February 18th via Atlantic Records
Chart-topping, genre-bending artist Oliver Tree has announced his eagerly awaited new album, Cowboy Tears. Embracing a twangy, country sound, the upcoming project will be released on February 18th on Atlantic Records and is available for pre-order and pre-save HERE.
“Cowboys are the toughest guys. It’s okay for us tough guys to cry, and the thing is, it’s okay for everyone to cry,” Tree explains. “There’s a lot of anger that comes out of holding in your emotions, and that’s really popular for guys. Cowboy Tears is teaching people how to let it out and be able to put it out in a way that isn’t going to be violent or self-destructive.”
Setting the stage for the new record is a new single and video entitled “Cowboys Don’t Cry.” Over sparse and breezy lo-fi production, Tree’s voice glides towards a catchy chorus, singing, “Riding around this carousel, if you catch my drift,” before lamenting, “Love is like a circle, there’s no easy way to end.”
In the accompanying visual, a scorned lover boots Oliver Tree out of the house as she tosses his clothes across the lawn. Joined by Bella Thorne, Oliver gets into all kinds of cowboy antics. He cruises around town on a longhorn four-wheeler with two brides, hoists a boombox John Cusack-style, and gets pelted with tomatoes by an angry girl gang.
Tree will cap this week off with an unforgettable performance on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! Thursday, January 13th. Tune in to witness the late-night television medley debut of his new single “Cowboys Don’t Cry” and chart-topping hit “Life Goes On.”
Recently joined by remixes from Trippie Redd, Ski Mask The Slump God, Clean Bandit, Ty Dolla $ign, and ALOK, the original track was featured on the deluxe edition of Tree’s acclaimed debut album, Ugly is Beautiful: Shorter, Thicker & Uglier. The viral song is making waves across all platforms, boasting over 600 million streams, 165 million video views, 3 million Instagram reels, and 3.1 million Shazams. With over 25 million TikTok videos created with its sound, “Life Goes On” has amassed over 30 billion TikTok views across all videos, landing it at TikTok’s #6 global track of 2021 and Oliver as the #5 most viewed artist on the platform. He was also ranked the #6 artist with the most growth on the app in the U.S. in 2021.
To support the new record, Oliver Tree will launch his largest North American headline tour to date and last tour ever. The Cowboy Tears Tour kicks off on February 19th at Los Angeles, CA’s legendary venue, The Shrine Expo Hall, and continues through late March with support from RIAA certified singer/producer and viral phenomenon Sueco as well as 18-year-old Canadian DIY artist 347aidan. The acclaimed live performer will also light up the stage at Ultra Music Festival in March 2022. For all touring details, visit olivertreemusic.com.
OLIVER TREE COWBOY TEARS TOUR
19 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall
22 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield Theatre
25 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
26 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Forum
1 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
2 – Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
4 – Chicago, IL – Radius
5 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit
7 – Toronto, ON – History
9 – Montreal, QC – MTELUS
11 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
12 – New York, NY – Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden
14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
16 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
17 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
18 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
19 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
22 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
24 – Dallas, TX – The Factory
25 – Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
26 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
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