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Wax Tailor (feat. Aloe Blacc) - "Time to Go" (video) (PopMatters Premiere)

Photo: Hadrien Denoyelle

France's Wax Tailor brings the escapist dreamworld of music to life on his new album, Dusty Rainbow From the Dark, and touring stage show.

French downtempo/trip-hop producer Wax Tailor (Jean-Christophe Le Saoût) returns this month with his fourth album Dusty Rainbow From the Dark, a 22-track affair conceived of as a concept album inspired by how children look at the world. Le Saoût has brought in a large cast to bring his dreamworld to life, including Aloe Blacc who features on this video for the very soulful "Time to Go". Other featured guests include Shana Halligan (Bitter:Sweet), Elzhi, Jennifer Charles (Dan the Automator's Lovage project), Charlotte Savary, Mattic, and more.

The tour accompanying this release is a major theatrical venture with more than 20 directors contributing to bringing the musical concepts to life. These dates include many major U.S. markets (full list below the jump).

Directed by Darcy Prendergast and Seamus Spilsbury

TOUR DATES

Los Angeles - Oct. 2 - El Rey Theatre (w/ Shana Halligan)

San Francisco - Oct. 3 - Rickshaw Stop (w/ Shana Halligan)

Portland - Oct. 5 - Star Theatre

Seattle - Oct. 6 - The Crocodile

Toronto - Oct. 9 -Lee’s Palace

Montreal -Oct. 10 - L’astral

New York - Oct. 11 - Gramercy Theatre

Washington Dc - Oct. 12 - La Maison Francaise (French Embassy)

Miami - Oct. 13 - Avenue D

TRACK LIST

01: Exordium

02: Dusty Rainbow (feat. Charlotte Savary)

03: Like an Hourglass

04: Only Once (feat. Ali Harter)

05: Heart Stop (feat. Jennifer Charles)

06: Something Began to Glow

07: No

08: A Stop Motion Bloom

09: The Sound (feat. Mattic)

10: In the Mirror

11: Past, Present & Future (Rock 'n' Roll)

12: Not Alone

13: Down in Flames (feat. Sara Genn)

14: Time to Go (feat. Aloe Blacc)

15: Magic Numbers (feat. A.S.M & Mattic)

16: No Regret (feat. Shana Halligan)

17: Phonovisions

18: Into the Sky

19: My Window (feat. Elzhi & Akua)

20: From the Dark

21: Heart Stop (feat. Jennifer Charles) [Radio Edit]

22: Time to Go (feat. Aloe Blacc) [Radio Edit]

Album Teaser

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