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Tim Heidecker is back with a new single, “Dark Days,” an anthemic heartland rock number about pandemic times that was co-produced Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats, Bonny Light Horseman) and Drew Erickson, who worked on Tim’s 2020 album, “Fear of Death”.

“I wrote this in the darkest days of the pandemic when things really felt unhinged, and it’s filled with little Easter eggs of the moment… baking bread and all that stuff,” says Tim. “At the last minute I changed the last line to be a question rather than a statement because I didn’t want it to be a total bummer. I hope it doesn’t ruin anyone’s day! Also I don’t think there’s a way to sing ‘this world’s on fire’ and Not sound like Bruce Springsteen.”

You can listen to “Dark Days” below. Tim has also announced his first-ever NYC show with his band — “Tim Heidecker And His Very Good Band” to be specific –

Fear of Death” is a Serious Album about Serious Topics – a doomed future, abandoning life in the city, and the inevitability of death. It’s Heidecker’s biggest sounding and most fleshed out album yet featuring an all star band comprised of Weyes Blood’s Natalie Mering (vocals and piano), Drew Erickson (Jonathan Wilson, Dawes), The Lemon Twigs’ Brian and Michael D’Addario, Jonathan Rado, and string arrangements by Spacebomb’s Trey Pollard (Foxygen, Bedouine, The Waterboys, Natalie Prass).

“Dark Days” from Tim Heidecker out now on Spacebomb Records

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There are those of us simply cannot sit still, the type of person who must always be doing something. Others might be jealous of these constant achievers, wishing they themselves could be equally motivated. But the grass is always greener, and those movers can be just as envious of the serenity of stillness. It’s that perfect balance that’s so hard to find, and one Los Angeles singer-songwriter Gold Star seeks


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