Hannah Georgas

Hannah Georgas premieres “Waste” on NPR Music

Hannah Georgas’ new song, “Waste,” premiered yesterday at NPR Music and can now be heard/shared via SoundCloud. NPR Music’s Robin Hilton describes the song as, “a syncopated wonder with pulsing horns” and “a frenetic, horn-powered jam” and goes on to describe her new album as “immediately arresting.”

Waste” is from Georgas’ anticipated new full-length album For Evelyn, which will be released June 24 and is now available to pre-order. Each digital pre-order comes with an instant download of “Waste” as well as the first single, “Don’t Go,” and the album opener, “Rideback.”

Already receiving widespread acclaim, Idolator praises, “Hannah Georgas does pop differently. Take ‘Don’t Go,’ the first taste of her third LP, For Evelyn. It tackles profound themes like coming to grips with the mortality of loved ones while still delivering a soaring, bittersweet chorus.” Additionally, The Wild Honey Pie asserts, “…strikes a perfect balance between lush production and dynamic quiet. The track slowly builds in intensity, as striking percussive hits and her vibrant vocals lead towards the powerful chorus” and Nerdist declares, “‘Rideback’ opens in gorgeous fanfare. Myriad horns wax and wane in shifting harmonies before Georgas’ questioning vocal cuts through.

Named after Hannah’s “compassionate, patient, kind and beautiful” 98-year-old grandmother, For Evelyn was produced by Graham Walsh (Holy Fuck), mixed by Nicolas Vernhes (The War on Drugs, Animal Collective, Dirty Projectors, etc) and features collaborations with Ryan Guldemond (Mother Mother) and Andy Shauf.

In celebration of the release, Georgas will embark on a North American tour beginning June 17 at Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre with City and Colour followed by a series of dates with Boy & Bear. See below for complete details.

Since her debut in 2009, Georgas has released two full-length albums (This is Good (2010) and Hannah Georgas (2012)), toured alongside Sara Bareilles, Kathleen Edwards and City and Colour and had music featured on HBO’s “Girls.” Her most recent self-titled album received widespread critical praise, including notice at NPR Music, Mojo, the Vancouver Weekly and The Huffington Post, which called her “phenomenal.”



  1. Rideback
  2. Don’t Go
  3. Evelyn
  4. Waste
  5. Walls
  6. Loveseat
  7. Naked Beaches
  8. Crazy Shit
  9. Lost Cause
  10. Angel All The Time
  11. City


June 9—Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON—Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Amphitheatre*
June 10—Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON—Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Amphitheatre*
June 11—Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON—Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Amphitheatre*
June 17—Toronto, ON—Molson Amphitheatre†
June 20—Portland, ME—Port City Music Hall‡
June 21—Providence, RI—Fete Music Hall‡
June 22—New York, NY—Music Hall of Williamsburg‡
June 24—Philadelphia, PA—Underground Arts‡
June 25—Kitchener, ON—Centre in the Square
June 28—Ann Arbor, MI—The Ark‡
June 29—Chicago, IL—Lincoln Hall‡
June 30—Madison, WI—High Noon‡
July 2—Detroit, MI—Shelter‡
*with Sam Roberts Band
†with City and Colour
‡with Boy & Bear

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