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by Andrew Sacher
Alt-country singer Lydia Loveless put out a new single, "Mile High" (with a cover of Ke$ha's "Blind" on the flip), this past Record Store Day on lime green vinyl, limited to 1000 copies. If you weren't one of the lucky ones who picked it up on RSD, a regular edition will be released on May 27 via Bloodshot (pre-order on iTunes or Amazon), but before that you can listen to a stream of "Mile High," which premieres in this post.
It follows this year's Somewhere Else LP, and if you liked that album's twangy Stevie Nicks-meets-Petty/Springsteen swagger, you'll dig this too. Plus, it contains the lyric: "And I was thinking of things I'd do if I had the time until my fingers smell like pussy and Lucky Strikes." Listen below.
Updated dates (including some newly-announced shows), with the song stream, below...
Lydia Loveless - "MIle High"
Lydia Loveless -- 2014 Tour Dates
May 23 Lexington, KY - Willie's
May 27 Houston, TX - FitzGerald's*
May 28 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jack's*
May 29 Atlanta, GA - Terminal West*
May 30 Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Music Hall*
May 31 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club*
June 2 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair*
June 3 New York, NY - Webster Hall*
June 4 Millvale, PA - Mr. Small's Theatre*
June 5 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom*
June 6 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall*
June 7 Indianapolis, IN - Vogue Theatre*
June 13 Chattanooga, TN - Nightfall 2014
June 21 Cincinnati, OH - Paddlefest
July 11 Cincinnati, OH - Bunbury Festival
July 25 Grand Rapids, MI - Tip Top Deluxe
July 26 Chicago, IL - Wicker Park Fest
Aug 15 Buffalo, NY - Sportsman's Tavern
Aug 16 Roxbury, NY - Roxbury Arts Center
Aug 22 Manhattan, KS - Aggie Central Station
Aug 23 Rock Island, IL - RIBCO
Aug 24 Madison, WI - Orton Park Festival
Aug 29 Bloomington, IN - Upland Brewery
Aug 31 Cookville, TN - Muddy Roots Music
* = w/ Old 97's