Nickel Creek to Release Third Album in August

Nickel Creek will release its third album, Why Should the Fire Die?, on August 9. Produced by Eric Valentine and Tony Berg, the project was recorded on analog gear. The trio’s This Side (2002) won a Grammy for best contemporary folk album. In the gap between albums, Sean Watkins and Chris Thile each offered solo albums and Sara Watkins played on Ray LaMontagne’s album Trouble.