Zooey Deschanel's She & Him to Release VOLUME 3, 5/7; Kick Off North American Tour in Nashville, 6/13
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by BWW News Desk
According to the duo's website, Zooey Deschanel's She & Him will release their third studio album of original material with Merge Records this spring. Called "Volume 3", the album will be available in stores and online May 7 (North America) and May 13 (UK / Europe).
The album's track list, seen below, includes 14 songs - 11 Deschanel originals and three covers. All songs were produced by M. Ward and were recorded in Los Angeles, Portland, and New York City. Featured guest contributors include NRBQ's Joey Spampinato, Mike Watt, Tilly and the Wall, Pierre de Reeder from Rilo Kiley, and Tom Hagerman from Devotchka.
Track listing for Volume Three:
She & Him's North American Summer 2013 tour will kick off June 13 in Nashville, TN, at the Ryman Auditorium. This tour will see the duo - backed by a full band - playing legendary venues including Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl and New York's Central Park Summerstage.
Pre-sales for the tour began as early as January 30, for certain dates - with the rest to follow later in the week - at artistarena.com/sheandhim. Visit www.sheandhim.com for exact pre-sale and general on sale information.
Thu, Jun 13 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
* with Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Deschanel will star on Broadway in the forthcoming production Coal Miner's Daughter. A Golden Globe nominated actress as well as a Grammy nominated musician, she is currently the star of the hit Fox series, "New Girl," for which she also serves as a producer. Her many film credits include (500) Days of Summer opposite Joseph Gordon Levitt; Almost Famous opposite Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson and Frances McDormand; All the Real Girls, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Lead Actress; The Good Girl with Jennifer Aniston; Eulogy with Debra Winger and Ray Romano; and Elf, opposite Will Ferrell. She made her feature film debut in 1999 in Lawrence Kasdan's ensemble drama Mumford.
In addition to Zooey's work on-screen, she has also earned rave reviews and popular acclaim for her collaboration with M. Ward in their band, She & Him. Their album, Volume 2 debuted at #6 on the Billboard Top 200 and was one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2010. In 2011, She & Him released A Very She & Him Christmas, an album of holiday classics. Their three albums boast 21 original songs written by Zooey. Additionally the band has sold out tours in the US, UK and Europe. Zooey earned a Grammy nomination for her original song, "So Long," written for Walt Disney's Winnie the Pooh, for which she also sang the classic Sherman Brothers' theme song.
Other film credits include Failure to Launch, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Bridge to Terabithia, Our Idiot Brother, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Live Free or Die, Gigantic, Flakes, The Go-Getter, The Good Life, Winter Passing, The Happening, Abandon, Big Trouble, Your Highness, as well as the addition to the hit Sci-Fi Channel Emmy Award nominated mini-series "Tin Man."