Watch: Jen Cloher – I am The River, The River Is Me + supports announced for national tour

Following the release of their acclaimed fifth album, Jen Cloher reveals the clip for the title track ‘I Am The River, The River Is Me’. Supports have also been announced today for the national album tour which kicks off in Perth on the 6th of May and concludes June 1st at the Sydney Opera House as part of the VIVID Live program.

The title is taken from a Māori proverb with Jen sharing further insight saying “It holds especially deep significance for Iwi (tribes) along the Whanganui River in the North Island of Aotearoa, NZ. In 2017 they won a landmark legislation when the New Zealand government granted the Whanganui River legal personhood—a status that is in keeping with the Māori worldview that the river is a living entity. 

At the heart of this album is a remembering of our purpose as human beings. We are not of this earth, we are the earth. When we frame our dependence in this way, we remember our purpose as guardians, caretakers – as kaitiaki.”

For tickets and more info:
Stream / Download ‘I Am The River, The River Is Me’ here.

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