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Ashley Shadow releases Don’t Slow Me Down off upcoming album

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Ashley Shadow’s new album Only the End is released Sept 24 via Felte.

Will Oldham collaboration precedes the September release of Only the End 

Vancouver’s Ashley Shadow has just announced her second album, Only the End. To preview the album, she’s released a collaboration with Bonnie “Prince” Billy (Will Oldham) titled “Don”t Slow Me Down.” 

The record is out via Felte on September 24 (vinyl on October 29). Other guests include Paul Rigby (pedal steel guitar with Neko Case), Ryan Beattie (Himalayan Bear) and Colin Cowan (Elastic Stars). Joshua Wells (Black Mountain, Lightning Dust) produced.

Ashley Shadow Only the End album cover

Only the End is out in September.

Shadow previously performed as part of The Organ. She released her solo debut in 2016. Stereogum, KEXP, Brooklyn Vegan, AV Club and more reviewed the album.

The Oldham association goes back to backing vocals she provided on his record Lie Down in the Light. She has also worked on Pink Mountaintop‘s Outside Love and The Cave SingersWelcome Joy. Shadow’s twin sister, Amber Webber, plays with Wells in the group Lightning Dust and co-founded psych-rock band, Black Mountain.

Shadow wrote the new record over two years in her Vancouver apartment.

Ashley Shadow with Bonnie “Prince” Billy:

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