Loveless goes "Boy Crazy"
Thursday, August 24, 2017
– Lydia Loveless will release "Boy Crazy and Single(s)," a collection of 11 songs, including the 5-song EP "Boy Crazy" and 6 non-album singles, rarities, and covers from throughout the singer's career, on Oct. 13 on Bloodshot.
The release is the follow-up to last year's "Real." Available in CD, digital and LP forms, the first vinyl pressing is on transparent beer yellow colored wax.
The track listing is:
All I Know
All The Time
Blind (Kesha cover)
Falling Out of Love
would die 4 u (Prince cover)
Alison (Elvis Costello cover)
Loveless is announcing full-band and solo tour dates in August, September and November including support dates for Iron & Wine and Drive-By Truckers.
Full-band dates are:
Aug. 27 - The Blue Note. Columbia, MO (support for Iron & Wine)
Aug. 28 - Tivoli. Chattanooga, TN (support for Iron & Wine)
Aug. 29 - Saturn. Birmingham, AL (support for Iron & Wine)
Sept. 13 - The Social. Orlando
Sept. 14 - Ringside Cafe. St Petersburg, FL
Sept. 15 - Club Downunder. Tallahassee, FL
Sept. 16 - Sing Out Loud Festival. St Augustine, FL
Sept. 18 - Charleston Pour House. Charleston, SC
Sept. 19-20 - Star Bar. Atlanta
Sept. 22-23 - Orange Peel, Asheville, NC (support for Drive-By Truckers)
Solo shows are:
Nov. 2 - AMP by Strathmore. Bethesda, MD
Nov. 3 - Metro Gallery. Baltimore
Nov. 4 - Underground Arts. Philadelphia
Nov. 7-8 - Union Pool. Brooklyn
Nov. 9 - Café 939, Boston
Nov. 10 - Helsinki on Hudson, Hudson, NY
Nov. 11 - Rivoli. Toronto, Canada
Nov. 14 - Pike Room. Detroit
Nov. 15-16 - Hideout. Chicago
Nov. 17 - Monnik. Louisville
Nov. 18 - The Basement. Nashville
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