Acclaimed singer/songwriter Joe Nolan has released “Breaking Up And Out,” another preview of the Edmonton native’s new album “Cry Baby,” due out 21 September.
Described by No Depression as “raw talent through and through,” Nolan makes a dynamic return with “Cry Baby,” the long-awaited follow-up to his 2014 Colin Linden-produced album “Tornado.” A truly prolific songwriter, Nolan took the time needed to assemble 11 songs that make perfect sense together. The album’s concept takes you on a trip of melancholic madness — through darkness and depression, booze-filled evenings and fractured relationships, Joe is unabashed in sharing his deepest secrets and honest outlooks. There is charm in his chaos, a youthful maturity, a broken journey but a hopeful return.
“Cry Baby is the album I’ve always wanted to make, to showcase my true colours,” Nolan says. “It’s a rock ‘n roll album that swells to a whispering hush. This is a pivotal album for me; my confessional. I am so looking forward to getting back in the ring and on the road. There’s excitement in opportunity and a fresh start.”
Of “Breaking Up and Out,” Nolan comments, “This song is about a guy who is going through a transformation in life, perhaps moving on and upwards from a relationship gone wrong, breaking up and out.”
You can hear the song exclusively here on GDW! Listen below: