Unexpected and utterly sublime, El Turista's sultry song cycle shuffles seamlessly in tandem with Getz/Gilberto and Paul Simon's Graceland album as boldly surprising in their eras as El Turista is in this one.
The record marks a new direction for the critically acclaimed artist, while offering the musical sophistication and emotional depth Rouse's devoted constituents have come to expect.
His new songs continue the consistently enthralling body of work highlighted by the modern-day landmark albums 1972 and Nashville. Throughout El Turista's simple Spanish-influenced street rhythms unfurl into epic versions of Guaraldi-like jazz numbers, resulting in yet another career-defining touchstone and a genre-blending album that is as sophisticated as it is infectious.
- Lemon Tree
- Sweet Elaine
- Mesie Julian
- I Will Live on Islands
- Cotton Eye Joe
- Las Voces
- Don't Act Tough
Sep 15Columbia, MD, US Josh Rouse at The Soundry
Sep 18Pittsburgh, PA, US Josh Rouse at Club Café
Sep 19Lexington, KY, US Josh Rouse at The Burl
Sep 28Denver, CO, US Josh Rouse at Soiled Dove Underground
Sep 29Fort Collins, CO, US Josh Rouse at Fort Collins Armory
Oct 06Decatur, GA, US Josh Rouse and Grant-Lee Phillips at Eddie's Attic
Oct 12Sellersville, PA, US Josh Rouse and Grant-Lee Phillips at Sellersville Theater 1894
Oct 13Washington, DC, US Grant-Lee Phillips and Josh Rouse at Pearl Street Warehouse
Oct 20Minneapolis, MN, US Grant-Lee Phillips and Josh Rouse at Cedar Cultural Center
Nov 02Turnhout, Belgium Josh Rouse at De Warande