Thundercat drops latest single “Black Qualls” + announces album/tour dates

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Thundercat revives funk in 2020 with new single..

            Funky singer-songwriter-musician Thundercat plots his first big move of 2020 with a brand new single, album announcement and some tour dates to please your funk fix. Supporting the release of his forthcoming album It Is What It Is, Thundercat is visiting Vancouver on February 28th where he kicks off his largest headlining tour to date. You can grab tickets here.

His new album is scheduled to release in the spring gifting us with the follow up to Drunkwhich dropped 3 years ago. A lot has happened in Thundercat's life since then, making It Is What It Is an album about “love, loss, life and the ups and downs that come with that.” Familiar collaborators will appear on his new album including Steve Lacy whom appears with Steve Arrington on the first single "Black Qualls." The funk is back with the full track list and features of It Is What It Is below along with his tour dates just in case you can't make his Vancouver show.

Stream "Black Qualls" below.

It Is What It Is - Track Listing

1. Lost In Space / Great Scott / 22-26

2. Innerstellar Love 

3. I Love Louis Cole (feat. Louis Cole)

4. Black Qualls (feat. Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, & Childish Gambino)

5. Miguel's Happy Dance

6. How Sway 

7. Funny Thing

8. Overseas (feat. Zack Fox)

9. Dragonball Durag 

10. How I Feel

11. King Of The Hill 

12. Unrequited Love

13. Fair Chance (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Lil B)

14. Existential Dread

15. It Is What It Is (feat. Pedro Martins)

Thundercat 2020 Tour dates:

2/28 Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre

2/29 Portland, OR – PDX Jazz Festival  

3/02 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo 

3/03 Arcata, CA – Van Duzer Theatre

3/04 Chico, CA – Senator Theatre 

3/06 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater

3/07 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern 

3/08 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory North Park

3/10 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren 

3/12 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

3/13 Omaha, NE – Slowdown

3/14 Minneapolis, MN – The Fillmore 

3/15 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre

3/17 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre

3/18 Toronto, ON – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

3/19 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre

3/21 Boston, MA – House of Blues 

3/22 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore 

3/24 New York, NY – Webster Hall 

3/25     New York, NY - Webster Hall 

3/28 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring 

3/29 Knoxville, TN – Big Ears Festival 

3/31 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works 

4/01 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel 

4/02 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse

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