Leon Bridges is an imitator of the highest order. Even a perfunctory listen to his very pleasant, rigorously researched, and flawlessly crafted debut album, Coming Home, reveals that much. The question on my mind is, do subsequent listens reveal much else?

Coming Home, out June 23 on Columbia. 

Leon Bridges Coming Home Artwork

Bridges has also shared several new tour dates. Check them out below—

10/12 Tipitina’s Uptown, New Orleans, LA
10/13 Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN
10/14 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
10/16 930 Club, Washington, DC
10/17 Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
10/18 Royale, Boston, MA
10/20 Apollo Theatre, New York, NY
10/22 Corona Theatre, Montreal, QC
10/23 Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON
10/24 Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI
10/26 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH
10/27 The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
10/28 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
10/30 Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
11/2 Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA
11/3 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
11/6 North Park Theater, San Diego, CA
11/9 The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
11/13 House of Blues, Houston, TX
11/14 Majestic Theatre, Dallas, TX