Neko Case at Lowdown Hudson Blues Fest 2012 (more by Chris La Putt)
Neko Case

As mentioned, Neko Case is releasing a new album this year, The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You. She's since announced that that album will be out on September 3 via ANTI- and features contributions from M. Ward, Kelly Hogan, members of Mudhoney, New Pornographers, My Morning Jacket, Calexico, and more. She's also shared the tracklist, which features a cover of Nico's "Afraid" in addition to 11 original songs. Neko also just revealed one of the songs that features M. Ward, "Man," which you can stream below.

She's also expanded her tour in support of the album, and it now includes a NYC show which happens on September 26 at Radio City Music Hall. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (6/14) at noon with AmEx/Local presales starting Wednesady (6/12) at 2 PM.

Updated dates are listed, along with the new song stream and tracklist, below...

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Neko Case - "Man"

Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You tracklist:
1. Wild Creatures
2. Night Still Comes
3. Man
4. I'm From Nowhere
5. Bracing for Sunday
6. Nearly Midnight, Honolulu
7. Calling Cards
8. City Swans
9. Afraid
10. Local Girl
11. Where Did I Leave That Fire
12. Ragtime

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Neko Case -- 2013 Tour Dates
06/22 North Adams, MA Solid Sound Festival (MASS MoCA)
07/06 Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Blues Festival
07/07 Toronto, Ontario Toronto Urban Roots Fest
08/09 Edmonton, Alberta Edmonton Folk Festival
08/11 Regina, Saskatchewan Regina Folk Festival
08/24-25 Monterey, CA First City Festival at Monterey Fairgrounds
09/06 Chicago, IL A.V. Fest Hideout Block Party
09/08 Portland, OR MusicFest NW
09/11 San Diego, CA House of Blues
09/12 Phoenix, AZ Orpheum Theater
09/13 Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Center
09/14 Denver, CO The Ellie Caulkins
09/16 Salt Lake City, UT Red Butte Garden
09/17 Boise, ID The Knitting Factory
09/18 Seattle, WA The Paramount
09/19 Eugene, OR The Cuthbert Amphitheater
09/20 Vancouver, British Columbia Orpheum Theater
09/25 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
09/26 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
10/04-06 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival
10/05-06 Los Angeles, CA Way Over Yonder Fest
10/11-13 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival
10/15 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
10/16-17 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
10/19 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
10/20 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
10/23 Nashville, TN The Cannery
10/24 Atlanta, GA Buckhead Theatre
10/26 Durham, NC The Durham Performing Arts Center
10/27 Charlottesville, VA The Paramount
11/01 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre