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The Trackless Woods

August 7, 2015

The new album from Iris Dement has been released!

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Sing The Delta

“Sing The Delta” — Iris’ first album of original material in 16 years — released on October 2, 2012

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Lifeline

Lifeline — Iris’ album of gospel songs — released on November 2, 2004

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The Trackless Woods

Trackless Woods Cover

August 7, 2015

The Trackless Woods has been released.  It is Iris’ first album release since Sing The Delta.

It is “the poems of Anna Akhmatova set to music”.  Iris describes it as an inspiration from a book of Russian poems.

Watch for posts to follow about this new album.  In the meantime, check the official site at: www.irisdement.com

Video: Iris On “The Trackless Woods”

Trackless Woods Cover

The Trackless Woods has been released.  It is Iris’ first album release since Sing The Delta.

It is “the poems of Anna Akhmatova set to music”.  In the video below, Iris describes it as an inspiration from a book of Russian poems.

Video: Iris Discusses Inspiration of “The Trackless Woods”

Concert Dates

Lifeline Photo

Lifeline Photo

Find Where Iris is Appearing on Pollstar and Ticketmaster

Tour Schedule on The Office Iris Dement site —  http://irisdement.com/tour/

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