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Monday, June 27, 2011

Mark Kozelek Laughs! And Other Revelations from His Upcoming Tour Documentary

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 9:18 AM

It appears he's ... laughing?
  • It appears he's ... laughing?

So Mark Kozelek, the San Francisco-based sadman behind Red House Painters and Sun Kil Moon, is releasing a tour documentary. The black-and-white On Tour. A Documentary follows Kozelek on a solo trip around the world, featuring performances in Italy, Switzerland, Copenhagen, and other locales in 2010 and 2011. As you'd expect from a tour journal, it also shows Kozelek -- who is known for his beautiful, downbeat music -- coping with the everyday frustrations and hilarities of living life on the road. And yes, we said hilarities: Don't wanna spoil it for you, but the trailer for the documentary has Kozelek laughing at the end.

On Tour. A Documentary is out on DVD on August 16 on Kozelek's own Caldo Verde Records. It features concert recordings, album tracks, Kozelek performing in his hotel room, and a score written and performed by the man himself. Watch the trailer for the video, and check out the track listing below:

Sam Wong Hotel

Ålesund

Void

Katy Song

Half Moon Bay

Australian Winter

Tonight In Bilbao

Lucky Man

Trailways

Four Fingered Fisherman

Like The River

Lost Verses

Blue Orchids

Third And Seneca

Carry Me Ohio

You Are My Sun

Natural Light

Moorestown

Heron Blue

You can preorder the doc here.

Kozelek is mostly performing in Europe this summer; there are currently no hometown dates on his tour schedule. Which means the tour doc might be as close as some of you local fans will get for a while.

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