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Weir is currently on the road with the Campfire Tour. He has mentioned that this album reminds him of the times when cowboys would sit around the campfire at night and sing songs and tell stories togethers. His latest tour connects those moments in Wyoming with audiences around the United States.
Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir has shared a third single from his upcoming solo album, Blue Mountain , which was recorded with The National. Written with lyricist Josh Ritter and producer Josh Kaufman, the song has a haunting feel to it supported by strong percussion and acoustic picking. The vibe matches the chorus's dark lyrics as Weir sings, "Dig a hole, dig a hole in the meadow, Dig a hole in the cold, cold ground, Dig a hole, dig a hole in the meadow, To lay my Lily down. Blue Mountain is scheduled to be released on September 30, Pick it up on Amazon.
Blue Mountain is the third solo album by former Grateful Dead singer and guitarist Bob Weir , released on September 30, Blue Mountain reached 14 on the Billboard album chart. Weir set out on a 9-date " Campfire Tour " in support of the album in October , making stops on the West and East coasts. He was joined for the performances by Josh Kaufman. Weir also spoke at length about certain tracks, indicating that the song "Ki-Yi Bossie" - a song Weir said he wrote for the ailing John Perry Barlow - was a true campfire song that tells the tale of a whiskey and cocaine-filled night. When an audience member asked him about the song following the performance, Weir said, "I wrote it the way I thought he would've. The emotional reading of the next song came from, according to Weir, listening to a lot of Appalachian music. It was written in collaboration with Josh Ritter. Weir described the making and collaboration process of Blue Mountain: "When I was 15 I ran away to be a cowboy.