Xiu Xiu To Release "New Women as Lovers Double LP" and 2008 Tour

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You heard it right, ladies and gentlemen. Your favorite Oakland art-damaged rocker Jamie Stewart aka Xiu Xiu will be dropping his New Women as Lovers Double LP via the Absolute Kosher imprint and has a tour for 2008. This comes on the heels of the lawsuit that Jamie has handed Camel and Rolling Stone " for allegedly using the Xiu Xiu brand unlawfully". Click for the PR.

--Oscar Medina

Absolutely Kosher Records is thrilled to announce the release of Xiu Xiu’s Women as Lovers Double LP on January 29, 2008. Pre-order has already bewww.absolutelykosher.com

Already destined to be a collectors item, this 45 RPM wide grooved album will provide richer sound and more range to enjoy this beautiful record’s 14 songs. In an age of downloading where cover art has been all but forgotten, the gatefold cover by Jamie Stewart’s brother Joe Stewart is a piece of art in its own right and serves as a reminder why vinyl will never become obsolete.

Women as Lovers will be a famous album. It marries the ancient with the futuristic, each in all their beauty and terror. Traditional gongs collide with a rat's nest of computerized layering. To hear it is to remember music's native purpose, a howl against the gloom. No other Xiu Xiu album has ever been more approachable or communicative on a basic human level. What people sometimes fail to recognize is that Stewart is writing about all of us, not a freak writing about freakish things. He voices what the rest of us have a hard time voicing and the feelings in the music are ones that we can all relate to.

Xiu Xiu on Tour

Mar 7 2008 8:00P
Someday Lounge - Portland, Oregon
Mar 8 2008 8:00P
Chopsuey - Seattle, Washington
Mar 10 2008 8:00P
Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 11 2008 8:00P
Hi-Dive - Denver, Colorado
Mar 13 2008 8:00P
Maintenance Shop - Ames, Iowa
Mar 14 2008 8:00P
Triple Rock Social Club - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 15 2008 8:00P
Reggie’s - Chicago, Illinois
Mar 16 2008 8:00P
Rubbles Bar - Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Mar 17 2008 8:00P
tba Toronto, Ontario
Mar 18 2008 8:00P
Babylon Night Club - Ottawa, Ontario
Mar 19 2008 8:00P
La Sala Rossa - Montreal, Quebec
Mar 20 2008 8:00P
Bennington College - Bennington, Vermont
Mar 21 2008 8:00P
Museum of Fine Arts Boston - Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 22 2008 8:00P
Smog (Bard College) - Annandale-on-Hundson
Mar 23 2008 8:00P
Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, New York
Mar 24 2008 8:00P
Student Center (Suny Purchase) - Purchase, New York
Mar 25 2008 8:00P
Fordham University - New York, New York
Mar 26 2008 8:00P
First Unitarian Church - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 27 2008 8:00P
Black Cat - D.C., Washington DC
Mar 28 2008 8:00P
Skully’s Music Diner - Columbus, Ohio
Mar 29 2008 8:00P
Southgate House - Newport, Kentucky
Mar 31 2008 8:00P
Lemp Neighborhood Art Center - St. Louis, Missouri
Apr 1 2008 8:00P
Randy Bacon Gallery - Springfield, Missouri
Apr 2 2008 8:00P
Conservatory - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Apr 3 2008 8:00P
Lola’s - Fort Worth, Texas
Apr 4 2008 8:00P
Orange Show Center for Visionary Art - Houston, Texas
Apr 5 2008 8:00P
Mohawk - Austin, Texas
Apr 7 2008 8:00P
College of Santa Fe - Santa Fe, New Mexico
Apr 8 2008 8:00P
Rhythm Room - Phoenix, Arizona
Apr 11 2008 8:00P
Echo - Los Angeles, California
Apr 12 2008 8:00P
Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, California


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