Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder premiered his new video for ‘Better Human‘ this week and announced a fall tour that includes a September 13th concert at Musiikki Café in Kingston.
The new album follows Kunder’s acclaimed 2015 album ‘Golden‘ and features nine songs that explore themes that include the birth of a child, the struggle for life balance and the workday reality propping up our outward facade to name a few.
Better Human, with engineer/producer Aaron Goldstein at Baldwin Street Sound, features a number of esteem musicians – bassist Anna Ruddick (Randy Bachman, Bry Webb, Ben Caplan), Arkells drummer Tim Oxford, keyboardist Anthony Carone, violinist Drew Jurecka, and drummer Loel Campbell (Wintersleep), and others.
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The songs likewise showcase vocal assists from Oh Susanna, Jim Guthrie, Carleigh Aikins (Paper Bird/Bahamas), Sarah MacDougall and Maïa Davies.
Kunder will be touring in support of his new album across Canada, Europe and beyond, including a performance at Musiikki Café (73 Brock Street) on Thursday, September 13. Doors open at 7:30 pm and the show starts at 8pm.
Photo: Youtube screencap
Tour dates graphic: Provided