by Bill Pearis


Antony and Rufus Wainwright cohort and onetime Damnbuilder, Joan Wasser will release her fourth album as Joan as Policewoman on March 11. Titled The Classic, it finds her in classic (and classy) R&B mode. "I'm in the best place I've ever been in my life," Joan says in the record's press release and you get that listening to The Classic, which contains some of her most ebullient songs yet, including singles "Holy City" and the album's title track, both of which feature help from Reggie Watts. Videos for both are below.

Joan is about to go on a lengthy tour which will be bookended by shows in Brooklyn. Wednesday, March 5 she'll play a sold-out show at Union Pool and on the return she'll play Rough Trade on May 6. Tickets to the Rough Trade show go on sale Friday (2/28) at noon.

All tour dates are listed, along with the stream and video, below...


Joan As Police Woman - Holy City

Joan As Police Woman - The Classic

Joan as Policewoman - 2014 Tour Dates
Mar 05 Union Pool Brooklyn, NY
Mar 13 The Lexington London, United Kingdom
Mar 15 Arts Centre Norwich, United Kingdom
Mar 16 AB Bruxelles, Belgium
Mar 18 Effenaar Eindhoven, Netherlands
Mar 19 Melkweg Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mar 21 Cafe la Danse Paris, France
Mar 23 Den Atelier Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Mar 24 Feierwerk Munich, Germany
Mar 25 Postbahnnhof Berlin, Germany
Mar 27 Beatpol Dresden, Germany
Mar 28 UT Connwitz Leipzig, Germany
Mar 29 Uebel & Gefahrlich Hamburg, Germany
Mar 30 Gebaude 9 Cologne, Germany
Apr 01 Zakk Dusseldorf, Germany
Apr 02 Forum Bielefeld, Germany
Apr 03 Mousonturm Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Apr 04 Kaserne Basel, Switzerland
Apr 06 Bee Flat Bern, Switzerland
Apr 07 Bogen F Zurich, Switzerland
Apr 08 La Brise Glace Annecy, France
Apr 10 Elita Festival - Teatro Franco Parenti Milan, Italy
Apr 11 Bronson Ravenna, Italy
Apr 12 Viper Theatre Florence, Italy
Apr 13 Auditorium Parco Della Musica - Sala Petrassi Rome, Italy
Apr 15 Village Underground London, United Kingdom
Apr 16 Village Underground London, United Kingdom
Apr 17 Komedia Brighton, United Kingdom
Apr 19 The Belgrave Leeds, United Kingdom
Apr 20 The Traders Club Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Apr 21 Gorilla Manchester, United Kingdom
Apr 23 The Rescue Rooms Nottingham, United Kingdom
Apr 24 The Thekla Bristol, United Kingdom
Apr 25 Exeter Phoenix Exeter, United Kingdom
Apr 27 The Sage Gateshead, United Kingdom
Apr 28 Oran Mor Glasgow, United Kingdom
Apr 30 Button Factory Dublin, Ireland
May 01 Limelight2 Belfast, United Kingdom
May 02 Ottakringer Brauerei Vienna, Austria
May 04 DR Copenhagen South, Denmark
May 06 Rough Trade Brooklyn, NY