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Ex:Re - Debut Album Released Digitally Today
Ex:Re : Debut Album Released Digitally Today
30th November 2018

Ex:Re, the eponymously-titled debut album by the solo project of Elena Tonra, guitarist, vocalist and lyricist of Daughter, is released digitally today. 

Vinyl and CD pre-orders of Ex:Re can now be made here (delivery on February 1st, 2019). 

Running parallel to Daughter, Tonra has assumed the pseudonym Ex:Re (pronounced ex ray) for her eponymously-titled debut solo album, a deeply personal record that was made with both a sense of urgency and a cathartic need. 

Tonra’s candid solo songs document the time after a relationship ended and are written like unsent letters to herself and others.  Taking on a creative moniker, she chose Ex:Re to mean ‘regarding ex’ and also ‘X-Ray’ as a way to look inside and see what is really there.  Writing took a year but the recording process lasted mere months, turning to Fabian Prynn (4AD’s in-house engineer and producer) and composer Josephine Stephenson on cello to help bring Ex:Re to life.

Ex:Re’s first single ‘Romance’ was released on Monday, and its accompanying video (directed by Antonia Luxem) can seen here.

Following Wednesday’s debut Ex:Re live show at Hoxton Hall, Tonra and her band will return to the stage in January.  Ex:Re will open for Ben Howard at his Brixton Academy shows before travelling to Japan to join the 4AD Revue tour alongside fellow labelmates Deerhunter and Gang Gang Dance. 

16th - Brixton Academy, London, UK* [SOLD OUT]
17th - Brixton Academy, London, UK* [SOLD OUT]
18th - Brixton Academy, London, UK* [SOLD OUT]
19th - Brixton Academy, London, UK* [SOLD OUT]
21st - Bigcat, Osaka, Japan^ [TICKETS]
22nd - Electric Ladyland, Nagoya, Japan^ [TICKETS]
23rd - O-East, Tokyo, Japan^ [TICKETS]

* w/ Ben Howard
^ w/ 4AD Revue w/ Deerhunter & Gang Gang Dance