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Aldous Harding announces 4AD debut, ‘Party,’ shares song ft. Perfume Genius

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Back in 2014, New Zealand’s Aldous Harding released a very good debut album that pulled from ’60s / early ’70s loner folk. Flying Nun gave the album a US release last year, and she since signed to another legendary indie label, 4AD, who will release that album’s followup. Aldous’ sophomore LP is called Party and it drops on May 19 via her new label home. It includes recent single “Horizon” and the brand new single “Imagining My Man.” It’s a truly stunning song, that’s interrupted by these little shouts of “hey!” that make for quite the contrast with the otherwise quiet song. It’s the kind of song with the power to leave an impression on you on your first listen. It’s also got guest vocals from Mike Hadreas, better known as Perfume Genius. And, like the rest of the album, it was produced by PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish. If you dig PJ, there’s a good chance you’ll dig this too. Watch the “Imagining My Man” video below.

Aldous has also added several dates to her tour, which hits Brooklyn on March 30 at Rough Trade with Air Waves and Katie Von Schleicher. Tickets for that show are still available. Updated dates are listed below.

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1. Blend
2. Imagining My Man
3. Living The Classics
4. Party
5. I’m So Sorry
6. Horizon
7. What If Birds Aren’t Singing They’re Screaming
8. The World Is Looking For You
9. Swell Does The Skull

Aldous Harding — 2017 Tour Dates
March 30 – BROOKLYN, NY, Rough Trade
May 18-19 – BRIGHTON, The Great Escape
May 20 – PARIS, L’Olympic Café
May 21 – BRUSSELS, Huis 23
May 22 – LONDON, Omeara
May 23 – BRISTOL, Thekla
May 24 – MANCHESTER, The Ruby Lounge
May 25 – GLASGOW, Broadcast
May 28 – AMSTERDAM, Schellingwouderkerk
May 29 – HAMBURG, Nochtwache
May 30 – BERLIN, Auster Club
June 3 – NELSONVILLE, OH, Nelsonville Music Festival
June 4 – NELSONVILLE, OH, Nelsonville Music Festival
June 6 – PHILADELPHIA, PA, Johnny Brenda’s
June 7 – ALLSTON, MA, Great Scott
June 11 – MONTREAL, QC, Le Divan Orange
June 12 – TORONTO, ON, Velvet Underground
June 13 – DETROIT, MI, El Club
June 14 – CHICAGO, IL, Empty Bottle
June 16 – ATLANTA, GA, The Earl
June 17 – NEW ORLEANS, LA, Gasa Gasa
June 19 – AUSTIN, TX, The Mohawk (Inside)
June 20 – EL PASO, TX, The Monarch
June 21 – TUCSON, AZ, Hotel Congress
June 22 – LOS ANGELES, CA, The Echo
June 23 – SAN DIEGO, CA, Soda Bar
June 24 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Swedish American Hall
July 13-16 – SUFFOLK, Latitude Festival
July 28 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Kilby Court
July 29 – BOISE, ID, The Olympic
July 30 – SEATTLE, WA, Tractor Tavern
July 31 – VANCOUVER, BC, The Biltmore
August 2 – CALGARY, AB, The Palomino
August 3 – SPOKANE, WA, The Bartlett
August 13 – CASTELBUONO, IT, Ypsigrock Festival
August 17-20 – BRECON BEACONS, Green Man Festival
August 25-27 – TOTNES, Sea Change Festival
September 1-2 – SCOTLAND, Electric Fields Festival

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