Published Oct 03, 2017Guelph, ON-based singer-songwriter Annie Sumi releases her sophomore album In the Unknown on October 10, but Exclaim! is giving you the opportunity to hear it in its entirety right now.
The 14-song offering comprises contemporary folk tunes that push storytelling to the forefront. Tales "both real and imagined" are set to Sumi's enchanting instrumental compositions of strings, piano and gentle percussion.
"For two years I've been story-catching, travelling across the country listening to peoples' stories about life and loss, love and laughter," Sumi said in a statement. "In the Unknown is a voicing of these little treasures."
You can hear those stories brought to life through the music of In the Unknown by streaming the album down below. Scroll past Sumi's upcoming live shows and hit play to give it an early listen.
10/10 Toronto, ON – Burdock
10/11 Guelph, ON – Silence Sounds
10/12 Mattawa, ON – house concert
10/13 North Bay, ON – Les Compagnons
10/14 Greenbank, ON – Greenbank Folk Music Society *
10/15 Ottawa, ON – Rosedale House Concert
10/19 Toronto, ON – Folk Music Ontario showcase
10/26 Napanee, ON – Starstop Series
10/28 Ottawa, ON – Bronson Centre
10/29 Whitby, ON – Thornton Hall
* with Ron Sexsmith