TRAPPER SCHOEPP

DELIVERS POST-VALENTINES ANTIDOTE WITH NEW SINGLE:
‚ÄúDRIVE-THRU DIVORCE‚ÄĚ – LISTEN¬†
HERE
PRIMETIME ILLUSION – THE NEW ALBUM OUT NOW
UK and EU TOUR DATES WITH SKINNY LISTER ‚Äď FEB-APRIL

If you are SO over the schmaltzy-ness of Valentines Day, then TRAPPER SCHOEPP may well have the antidote you’ve been waiting for…

‚ÄúDrive Thru Divorce‚ÄĚ is the ripely-titled and finely-timed new single from the erudite Wisconsinite singer-songwriter.¬†

LISTEN HERE

“When you‚Äôve lost, lost the course‚Ķ There‚Äôs drive-thru divorce”¬†quips Trapper in one of the most beguilingly catchy-choruses of the year so far.

A sumptuous soft-rock charmer beamed straight from the mid-70s; Schoepp delivers a piece of post-Valentines melancholy magic, wonderfully topped-off with lugubrious wedding chimes, forlorn church organs, and guitar-lines seemingly always destined to break away…

‚ÄúDrive Through Divorce‚ÄĚ arrives as Trapper Schoepp prepares to embark on a¬†UKand¬†European tour¬†with his Xtra Mile Recordings label mates¬†SKINNY LISTER.¬† Kicking off at Brighton‚Äôs The Haunt on the 28th February, the tour will see Schoepp and Skinny go on to visit venues in¬†France, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Czech Republic and Switzerland¬†before returning for a second UK leg in April. Full dates and details below.

Schoepp will be performing tracks from his critically acclaimed new album ‚ÄėPrimetime Illusion‚Äô – out now on Xtra Mile Recordings. Hailed as ‚Äúa genuine and unhyped talent‚ÄĚ (4*) by¬†RNR Magazine, elsewhere¬†Rolling Stone¬†praised the songwriter‚Äôs knack for a ‚Äėwinsome, nostalgic melody‚Äô, whereas¬†No Depression¬†championed ‚ÄėPrimetime Illusion‚Äô as ‚Äúhis strongest, most impactful album to date‚ÄĚ.

Produced in Milwaukee by¬†Pat Sansone¬†(Wilco, Robyn Hitchcock), ‚ÄėPrimetime Illusion‚Äô sees Schoepp reaching for his own place in the canon with a truly remarkable collection of character-driven songs and stories, a carefully etched series of sonic snapshots in which people we all know struggle to fulfil their own American dream. The album also features a co-write with Bob Dylan called, ‚ÄúOn, Wisconsin.‚ÄĚ which was premiered by¬†Rolling Stone¬†alongside a Q&A with Schoepp, plus a mini documentary shot by the state of Wisconsin about the remarkable track.

 

TRAPPER SCHOEPP: PRIMETIME ILLUSION
THE NEW ALBUM – OUT NOW ON XTRA MILE RECORDINGS

Catch Trapper Schoepp on tour with Skinny Lister at the following UK and European shows:

FEBRUARY

United Kingdom ‚Äď Leg 1

28 – Brighton Concorde 2
MARCH

1 – Norwich Arts Centre

2- Southampton 1865

6 – Bristol Fleece

7 – Glasgow King Tuts

8 – Leeds Key Club

9 – Leicester Academy
Europe

13 – Berlin SO36

14 – Kiel Orange Club

15 – Erfurt Kalif Storch

16 – Prague Futurum

17 – Nurnberg Der Hirsch

19 – Frankfurt Batschkapp

20 – Wien Arena

21 – Munich Strom

22 – Bern Bierhubeli

23 – Zurich Dynamo

26 – Paris La Maroquinerie

27 – Rouen Le 106

28 – Amsterdam Paradiso Noord

29 – Cologne Stollwerk

30 – Antwerp Kavka

 

United Kingdom – Leg 2

APRIL

3 – Edinburgh The Mash House

4 – Newcastle Riverside

5 – Nottingham Rescue Rooms

6 – Manchester Club Academy

10 – Cambridge Junction

11 – London Electric Ballroom

 

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