Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan shares new song “Rare Thing,” announces debut album

Likewise is out January 31 via Saddle Creek.

October 22, 2019
Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan shares new song “Rare Thing,” announces debut album Photo: Julia Khorosilov  

Hop Along bandleader Frances Quinlan has announced details of her debut solo LP under her own name. Likewise is due out on January 31 via Saddle Creek, and the news comes alongside a new single, "Rare Thing," streaming below.

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Recorded at Headroom Studios in Philadelphia with Hop Along's Joe Reinhart, Likewise has Quinlan wandering into new territory, adding strings, auto-harp, a bunch of synths, and digital beats behind her distinctive voice. “Working with Joe on this made me able to better see that the guitar is just one vehicle," Quinlan said in a press release. "There are so many others to explore."

Quinlan will also tour across the United States in support of the album. Find those dates at the foot of the page, see the album art and tracklist for Likewise below, and pre-order the record here.

Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan shares new song “Rare Thing,” announces debut album
Likewise tracklist:

1. Piltdown Man
2. Your Reply
3. Rare Thing
4. Detroit Lake
5. A Secret
6. Went to LA
7. Lean
8. Now That I'm Back
9. Carry the Zero (Built To Spill cover)

Frances Quinlan on tour:

January 19 - Chicago, IL @ Tomorrow Never Knows Festival at Sleeping Village
March 1 - San Francisco, CA @ Noise Pop at Swedish American Music Hall
March 3 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
March 5 - Seattle, WA @ Columbia City Theater
March 12 - Los Angeles, CA @ Pico Union Project
March 14 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah

Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan shares new song “Rare Thing,” announces debut album