Amanda Shires — “Hawk for the Dove”: DJ Pick of the Week

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Amanda Shires
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“Hawk for the Dove” by Amanda Shires is Casey’s DJ Pick of the Week! This is the first single released for Amanda’s upcoming album Take It Like a Man, which is being released July 29! The album the Americana artist’s first solo project since 2018! Amanda spent the interim period performing in a band called the Highwomen with Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby.

The upcoming tracks will feature vocals from artists like Lawrence Rothman and Amanda’s band-mate Brandi Carlile. Rothman is the producer and co-writer of “Hawk for the Dove,” and they also play keyboard for the song! The keys are accompanied by guitar and drum melodies that combine to make a heavy rock piece. In a statement from Stereogum, Amanda says, “The song and the visual representation of the song deal with the emotions that turn prey into predator.”

You can find out more information about the upcoming album and tour dates here! Check out the official music video for “Hawk for the Dove” below!

Tune into 100.1 FM or lightning100.com to hear “Hawk for the Dove” by Amanda Shires as Casey’s DJ Pick of the Week. Be sure to let us know your thoughts! Tweet at us with #L100DJPicks and share your take on the track.