Recorded at all-analog Welcome To 1979 studios in Nashville, What Kind Of World lands in stores April 24 on Benson’s newly established label Readymade Music. Benson included a few friends on the album, including Posies co-founders Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer. Other guests include Phantom Planet bassist Sam Farrar, Pistol Annies member Ashley Monroe and drummer Brad Pemberton of Ryan Adam’s Cardinals.
Benson begins his road trip with solo performances at SXSW March 13-16. Other dates include Nashville’s Mercy Lounge April 28; Philadelphia at World Café Live May 3; New York City’s Bowery Ballroom May 5; San Diego at The Casbah May 10 and West Hollywood at The Troubadour May 12.
Young Hines supports April 28-May 12. The Howling Brothers appear April 28.
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