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U.S. Girls - Out Now: U.S. Girls - Half Free
U.S. Girls : Out Now: U.S. Girls - Half Free
25th September 2015

The new album by U.S. Girls, and her first on 4AD, Half Free is released worldwide today.

"A creatively restless, audacious voice" - Pitchfork (8.0)
"A big step forward"
 - Uncut (8/10)
"Fast-rising exponent of luscious lo-fi DIY pop" - The Guardian
"This compelling album is not to be missed" - Sunday Times
"Excellent" - Brooklyn Vegan
"Tastefully pop-infused anti hymn" - Impose 
"A sad pop record that invokes spectres of high, soft and fragile-voiced female singers from past generations, who turn positions of weakness into performances of great strength" The WIRE 

The first record that Meg Remy has released with 4AD, Half Free is an enchanting document of life at the point when it feels most on its knife-edge, from 'Damn That Valley''s Wall of Sound dramatics, to the glam stomp of 'Sed Knife'.

Lauded as "evocatively creepy in the way that David Lynch or John Waters can be, revealing the intense darkness that lies just below mainstream culture's sunny surface" (Pitchfork), the record has already drawn acclaim from BBC 6Music to Billboard Magazine.

Following the release of Half Free, Meg hits the road to tour North America, Europe and the UK, including shows in New York, London, and LA.  You can find all shows and relevant links below.

Buy Half Free on LP/CD (including limited edition 12x12 collages designed by Meg) from the 4AD Store (Worldwide ex. Europe) here, and from Rough Trade (Europe) here.
Buy from iTunes here.

You can stream the record here.

30th - The Smell, Los Angeles CA, US 

1st - Belly Up Tavern, San Diego CA, US#
2nd - The Observatory, Santa Ana CA, US#
3rd - Mezzanine, San Francisco CA, US#
5th - Roseland Theater, Portland OR, US#
6th - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BC, Canada#
7th - Showbox Sodo, Seattle WA, US#
9th - Copenhagen Central Library, Copenhagen, Denmark [Tickets]
10th - Babel, Malmo, Sweden [Tickets]
11th - Crossroad, Oslo, Norway [Tickets]
12th - Pusterviksbaren, Gothenberg, Sweden [Tickets]
14th - Palace St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland [Tickets]
15th - Saali, Basel, Switzerland [Tickets]
16th - Covo Club, Bologna, Italy [Tickets]
17th - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands [Tickets]
18th -  Botanique - Rotonde, Brussels, Belgium [Tickets]
22nd - La Boite, Madrid, Spain
23rd - Lux Fragil (Black Balloon), Lisbon, Portugal
24th - Primavera Club, Barcelona, Spain
25th - Whelan's, Dublin, Ireland [Tickets]
26th - Headrow House, Leeds, UK [Tickets]
27th - Broadcast, Glasgow, UK [Tickets]
28th - Corsica Studios, London, UK [Tickets]
29th - Monarch, Berlin, Germany [Tickets]
30th - King Georg, Cologne, Germany [Tickets]
31st - Cocotte Club - Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France 

12th - La Vitrola, Montreal QC, Canada
13th - Alphaville, Brooklyn NY, US+
14th - Mercury Lounge, New York NY, US+
15th - O'Briens Pub, Boston MA, US+
16th - Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia PA, US+
17th - Comet Ping Pong, Washington DC, US+
18th - Neptune's Parlour, Raleigh NC, US+
19th - 529, Atlanta GA, US
20th - The End, Nashville TN, US
21st - Empty Bottle, Chicago Il, US

# w/ Peaches
+ w/ Escape-Ism (Ian Svenonius)