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London-via-Estonia psychedelic pop singer Maria Minerva is planning to release her new album, Will Happiness Find Me?, on
August 1 September 4 via Not Not Fun. The album follows her excellent 2011 EP, Sacred & Profane Love, which came out on NNF sister label 100% Silk. The album was recorded in Lisbon, finished in London, and mastered in Berlin. She's also got a collaborative album with NNF/100% Silk label boss LA Vampires (aka Amanda Brown) called The Integration, which is due this October.
Maria will be touring New Zealand/Australia in August, and after that she'll be heading to the US for a tour here. That tour hasn't been announced in full yet, but we already know she'll play Warm Up at MoMA PS1 on September 8 with Thom Yorke/Atoms for Peace (DJ set), Holy Other, Rustie, and Justin Strauss. Tickets for that show are still available.
A list of all currently known dates and a stream of Sacred & Profane Love's "Gloria" below...
Maria Minerva -- 2012 Tour Dates
19-20 JULY - RETREAT! 2012 - STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
SATURDAY 11TH AUGUST - WASTELANDS 2012 - GHENT, BELGIUM
FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST - WHAMMY BAR - AUCKLAND, NZ
SATURDAY 25TH AUGUST - MEDUSA - WELLINGTON, NZ
SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST - MAYLANDS YACHT CLUB - PERTH, WA
TUESDAY 28TH AUGUST - FORMAT - ADELAIDE, SA
WEDNESDAY 29TH AUGUST - JUDITH WRIGHT CENTRE - BRISBANE, QLD
THURSDAY 30TH AUGUST - GOODGOD SMALL CLUB - SYDNEY, NSW
SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER - THE TOFF IN TOWN - MELBOURNE, VIC
SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER - MOMA PS1 - NEW YORK, NY
FRIDAY 14th SEPTEMBER - GLASSLANDS - BROOKLYN, NY
FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER - HOLOCENE - PORTLAND, OR w/ Julianna Barwick
26-30 SEPTEMBER - DECIBEL FESTIVAL - SEATTLE, WA
SUNDAY 30th SEPTEMBER - RICKSHAW STOP - SAN FRANCISCO, CA