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LISTEN: New Liars!
The Quietus , May 16th, 2013 11:42

A pleasant surprise for Thursday afternoon

Woah we weren't expecting this... to coincide with a forthcoming Spring tour, including a load of festival appearances, Liars have made two new tracks available for free. You can watch 'I Saw You From The Lifeboat' via the YouTube above, and then download that and 'Perfume Tear' via a link on said online video service page. They new tracks follow on from the electronic direction that the band took on last album WIXIW, but have a welcome toughness about them. Says Liars' Angus Andrew, "After releasing WIXIW and returning home from touring there was a palpable sense of creative relief and release. We relished in the opportunity to make stuff under no real directive and began almost immediately to produce all kinds of unrelated works. It’s a great position to be in creatively so we decided to share a small portion of the results with you today. Both of these songs happened almost instantly, and, in sharp contrast to the music we produced for WIXIW, were not labored over or scrutinized. It’s been great for us to recall the immediacy and excitement of creating music on the fly - unrestricted by subject matter and void of preoccupations about how it should 'work' in the greater context of things." Liars tour dates below;

MAY

18 - The Temple of Dendur, The Met, New York
19 – Le Poisson Rouge, New York
23 – Reims, La Cartonerrie, France
24 May - Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival, Dudingen, Switzerland
25 May - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
27 May – Rome, Circolo Artisti, Italy
28 May – Verona, Interzona, Italy
29 May – Torino, Musica 90 Molodiciotto, Italy
30 May – Marseille, Cabaret Aleatoire, France
1 June – Optimus Primavera, Porto, Portugal
5 June - Stereolux, Nantes, France
6 June – Paris, Trabendo, France
8 June – Brighton, The Haunt
9 June – Parklife Festival, Manchester
13 June - Sonar Festival, Barcelona, Spain
15 June – Barby, Tel Aviv, Israel

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