* Setlist of Pisa with 2 new songs (thank you Veronica)
* More dates in France in March 2009 (to be confirmed)
Check the gigography
Joseph and the Lonely Astronauts will be touring in Europe in February-March
The first known date is Nancy, France on March 5th at L'Autre Canal
All the dates after December 5th, including the solo show in Wigan, have been cancelled
* Setlists of Paris
(thank you Stephane) & Hamburg
(thank you Rainer)
* New solo date in Wigan,UK on December 13th at the New Tavern
* Joseph should be in France in March 2009 with the Lonely Astronauts for more than 20 dates (thank you Stephane)
A solo date just added in Pisa, Italy on November 30th
Setlists of Akron
(thank you Scatterbrain) & Toronto
(thank you Orange)
* Joseph will open for Tracy Chapman through her european tour in November-December
Check all the dates
* Joseph played a brand new song Face in The Crowd at the Montreal Instore. Watch the video (thank you pacha67)
Joseph will play a solo show tonight at Le Truskel in Paris
* TEMPORARY PEOPLE, the new LP of JA with the Lonely Astronauts, is now available for a special preorder on Joseph website
* You can download the mp3 of the title track on Stereogum and watch the video clip made for the song
* Joseph and the Lonely Astronauts will tour in Europe & North America in October. More dates are coming, check the gigography
* Galerie Pangee in Montreal will present an exhibition of Joseph's art from October 22nd to November 16th
* My Eyes Follow You
another new song on Bag is Hot
* Check out the first US summer dates in the gigography
* The dates of the next releases have been rescheduled :
ep#3 : VAGABOND SKIES - June 10th
ep#4 : FOREIGN GIRLS - July 8th
lp : TEMPORARY PEOPLE - September 16th
* New songs available for streaming : Foreign Girls & Dream of the Eternal Life on Myspace,
Killer's Knife on Joseph's Homepage and I Wanna Get You Alone
available for download on Stereogum
* The title of the forthcoming LP might have changed into TEMPORARY PEOPLE
* CRAZY RAIN is available for preorder on Joseph website,
once again including 2 copies of the EP and an original art poster
* Joseph will play a solo acoustic gig at the MOMAR on April 26th. Buy your tickets here
* Listen to snippets of all the tracks from CRAZY RAIN on Amazon
* CRAZY RAIN added in the songs section
* COULD WE SURVIVE is available for preorder on Joseph website.
A special preorder includes 2 copies of the EP and an original art poster
* Setlists of Montreal 2007 &
* Could We Survive added in the songs section (thank you Helen for the lyrics)
Joseph will release 4 EPs (from March to June) and a LP
ep#1 : COULD WE SURVIVE - March 18th
ep#2 : CRAZY RAIN - April 15th
ep#3 : ? - May 13th
ep#4 : ? - June 24th
lp : ALL YOU NEED IS NOTHING - August 5th
More infos here
Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts played two new songs during their last canadian tour : Even When You're Blue &
One By One (thank you Aurelie for the info & thank you Helen for the lyrics)
Joseph Arthur will be performing a solo secret show to close out Pop Montreal tomorrow night, Saturday October 6th at the Portuguese Association of Canada
He will be on shortly after 1AM - Admission is free
Le Kop Shop in Montreal will exhibit some Joseph's artworks from 5 to 19 October
A european tour is on its way in November-December Check out the first dates in UK & Paris
The MOMAR (Museum Of Modern Arthur) website is now online
* LET'S JUST BE & NUCLEAR DAYDREAM will be released in the UK on September 3rd Enough To Get Away will be released as a single on August 27th with Diamond Ring as b-side
* Setlists of Baltimore &
* Kenny Siegal (Johnny Society singer) is co-producing Joseph and the Lonely Astronauts second album
* According to an interview for Chartattack, Joseph intends to release a solo album during the fall
* Joseph is announced to play at the Festival d'ete de Quebec, Canada on 8th July
* Setlists of Washington (thank you freak) &
New York (thank you hungryhippo)
* All of the lyrics of Lets' Just Be are now up in the Songs section (thank you Helen)
* Setlists of Dallas (thank you Torange),
& Houston (thank you Judah)
with several new songs
* Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts are listed on the line-up for the Austin City Limits Music Festival in September
* Video of Joseph Arthur & the Lonely Astronauts performing Cocaine Feet on Carson Daly TV Show is now up on the official site
Joseph covered Born In The USA yesterday at the Bruce Springsteen Tribute concert in New York
* LET'S JUST BE is now available for preorder on the Official Shop
in 2 different versions : the normal version & the hand-printed limited edition with additional artworks
* 2 new dates in Los Angeles with the Lonely Astronauts May 8th & 9th
* 2 new songs are streaming on Joseph's Myspace :
Come With Love Or Don't Come At All & Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen cover)
* Joseph will play at the Canadian Music Week in Toronto on 8 March 2007. Tickets here
A River Blue, the song Joseph recorded with orphans from Uganda is now streaming on Joseph's official site
Read more about this on Barefoot Workshops website
You can support the project, buy the track or some artworks on A River Blue website which will be launched this weekend
LET'S JUST BE announced as a proper cd release on 17th April and a spring tour with the Lonely Astronauts
Read more infos on the official site
Another album should be released before the end of 2007
LET'S JUST BE (previously called The Last Supper) a collection of 14 brand new tracks recorded with The Lonely Astronauts is now available for
download on Joseph's website
It's a free download and you are free to make a donation
Joseph announces the release next week of a new ep THE LAST SUPPER with The Lonely Astronauts
New songs are available for free download on his website
and on his Myspace
If you like the new songs you can make a donation here
* Joseph will play on 1st December at the Benefit Show for ASPCA's Operation Doggy Drop, an initiative to help dogs displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
* The Lonely Astronauts have now their own Myspace page with 3 streaming songs : September Baby (Live), Only You Can Drive & Back On The Bus
* New bootleg artwork :
* Setlist of Annapolis with a new song "Need A Little Time" (aka "Time Away") played on a new double neck harp/guitar (thank you -m)
* Rene Lopez joined Joseph & The Lonely Astronauts as a percussionist in New Orleans and will finish the tour with the band.
* New bootleg artwork :
4 new setlists in the gigography : KCRW, Lawrence, Portland & Eugene (thank you Judith & Mandara)
with 2 brand new songs "Take It Away" (aka "And I Do It To Stay") & "Dead Savior"
Setlists of Seattle (thank you Brian)
with 2 new songs "Miss You" (Rolling Stones cover) & "Precious One" (aka "Taste You Like A Woman")
* Joseph made vocals on "In Limbo" that features on Caroline Glass first EP out today.
You can stream the whole EP on her website and purchase it here
* Joseph also appears as guest vocals on "Sublime" from the Twilight Singers new EP "Switch in Time" available today exclusively on iTunes.
The EP should be available as a hard copy in mid- November from the One Little Indian online store.
* Setlists of Cincinnati, Indianapolis & Minneapolis added in the gigography (thank you andrea, angela, helen & beth)
with another new song debuted in Indy "Wake Up From The Good Life" (aka "Sometime I Want To Take You Home")
* New artwork for the 2 last radio sessions (thank you micka)
* Setlists of Ferndale, Chicago, WFUV & WBJB added in the gigography (thank you oursfan, gda, jerome)
* Joseph played many new songs during these past days : Cocaine Feet, Here Come The Spacemen, No Way, Only You, TV Eye (The Stooges cover), Breadhead
Check the songs section
* Listen online 2 radio sessions : WFUV
* Joseph is singing on one song of the upcoming Caroline Glass EP.
The song should be posted on her Myspace in a week
* Setlist of Toronto 2006-09-30
(thank you Ken) & album credits added in the songs section
Setlists of Philly, Hoboken, New York & Boston added in the gigography
Joseph just created his own label LONELY ASTRONAUT RECORDS.
Its first release will be JA forthcoming album Nuclear Daydream on September 19th and the first single "Enough To Get Away".
The tracklist of the new album can be found on the Official Website
A US & Canada tour will begin on September 25th until mid November.
* NUCLEAR DAYDREAM will be the next Joseph album and should be released in September.
KCRW radio broadcast a new track from this album "When I was running out of time".
* Joseph played some tracks, including Leonard Cohen's cover "Hallelujah", on the soundtrack of the document movie "Deliver Us From Evil".
* Joseph will sing "High Barbary" on "Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys", a double-disc due August 22.
More infos on Anti-.
* Joseph will play the Osheaga Festival in Montreal on September 2nd.
Release today of Joan Wasser first LP 'Real Life'.
Joseph appears on 3 tracks doing backing vocals and playing piano.
* A new 110 pages book WE ALMOST MADE IT, a collection of Joseph's artworks including a mostly instrumental 21 tracks cd THE INVISIBLE PARADE, will be released on May 18th.
You can preorder this very limited edition (only 5000 copies) now on
the official website.
Check the new Myspace page We Almost Made It.
* According to JA Myspace bulletin, Joseph is finishing a brand new studio album which would be released this fall in the US.
* Instore date added in Letchworth, UK on 2006-05-30
Joseph is announced to play at the Paleo Festival in Switzerland on July 23rd
* You can still watch the 'In the Sun' documentary featuring Michael Stipe, Joseph Arthur and guests on Sundance Chanel
* A video of Joseph & Michael Stipe performing 'In the Sun' at the Hammerstein Ballroom in March is also available here
* A new date announced in London on June 2nd ! Tickets on sale on April 21st
* A new date in Brighton on May 31st at Concorde2
* Greg Connors new album "Here, There and Anymore" will be released in 4 days.
You can preorder it on Greg's Myspace.
Joseph produced the album and did background vocals and instrumentation.
* According to Rene Lopez's Myspace, Joseph and Rene worked on new Holding The Void songs.
* New Y video for Mars with Joseph. Watch it !
The 3 'Can't Exist' vinyls with 2 brand new songs as b-sides are now available for preorder on HMV
2001 poems added
Unfortunately some of these 2001 poems are still missing. If you have them, please EMAIL ME
New setlists added !
2002/04/11 - Kilkenny, 2002/03/22 - Tregaron, 2002/03/20 - Ashton,
2002/03/15 - Sheffield (thank you Mic) 2005/09/18 - New York (thank you Andrea)
Joseph appears on 5 tracks on the new Y release "ME".
Album available HERE
New search function added 'varied' : you can type a musician who played with Joseph (Joan Wasser, Pat Sansone...)
, a band Joseph used to support (Gomez, REM...) or type 'painting' to see the list of gigs including a painting session...