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U.S. Girls - 'In a Poem Unlimited' Is Out Today
U.S. Girls : 'In a Poem Unlimited' Is Out Today
16th February 2018

Meg Remy is a narrative savant and her glorious, danceable new album is a righteous collection of razor-sharp songs, full of spit and fury, a high-water mark for political pop music.” - Pitchfork – 8.6 Best New Music
"The pop album for our times, right on time… Remy manages to tackle domestic violence, sexual intimidation and suppressed female anger within a glorious sweep of cinematic pop songs.” - Q *****
“It’s protest music, in the guise of joyous, life-affirming pop.” The Guardian ****
Powerful, potent and bloody good for dancing to, In A Poem Unlimited might just be the soundtrack to the revolution.” - NME ****
"An album bursting with killer hooks. A glitter bomb of hiphop, funk, pop, synthwave and disco." - The Wire
Slick and lecherously catchy.” - Stereogum


In A Poem Unlimited is now available on vinyl, CD and on all digital platforms.
With artwork designed by Robert Beatty, the album is available to order from 4AD here.  
Order the album on all other platforms here.

The sixth studio album from U.S. Girls, the protean musical enterprise of multi-disciplinary artist Meg Remy, arrives today in the form of In a Poem Unlimited.

A dizzying buffet of live grooves, the 11 songs form a disco Trojan horse for messages of subversion and character studies of women grappling with power.  The four previously released singles, ‘MAH’, ‘Velvet 4 Sale’, ‘Pearly Gates’ and ‘Rosebud’ were critically lauded, with the latter named Best New Track by Pitchfork. Brought to life by an impressive body of talent – including Toronto collective The Cosmic Range and long-time collaborators Max Turnbull and Louis Percival – In a Poem Unlimited may well be Remy’s most individually distilled protest to date.

Remy will discuss the album and more today via an AMA on Reddit’s /r/indieheads forum taking place at 1pm EST.

For the first time, U.S. Girls will tour as a fervent 7-piece. Beginning in North America next month, and with shows at the upcoming SXSW to be announced, Remy et al will reach Europe in late April, completing the tour in the UK.

In celebration of the new album, Remy hosted the In a Poem Unlimited Van Tour last week, which gave select fans a New York City translation of the universal themes that inspire U.S. Girls’ music.  With Remy in the driver’s seat, the tour made stops at infamous sites from the apartment where Norman Mailer stabbed his wife before going on to win two Pulitzer Prizes (‘Velvet 4 Sale’) to the subway grate where Marilyn Monroe was famously photographed (‘Incidental Boogie’) and the War Resisters League, home to the oldest secular pacifist group in the country (‘Mad As Hell’).  Watch a clip of the van tour here.

6th - Moroccan Lounge, Los Angeles, CA
8th - Soda Bar, San Diego, CA
9th - Neon Reverb Festival at The Bunkhouse, Las Vegas, NV
10th - Flying Burrito Musical Fiesta, Phoeniz, AZ
11th - Sister Bar, Albuquerque, NM
13th - The Black Heart (SXSW), Austin, TX
14th - Cheer Up Charlie's (SXSW), Austin, TX
15th - Cheer Up Charlie's (SXSW), Ausrin, TX
16th - Hotel Vegas (SXSW), Austin, TX
16th - Volcom x (RED) (SXSW), Austin, TX
18th - Heatwave III @ Paper Tiger, San Antonio, TX
19th - City Tavern, Dallas, TX
21st - Larimer Lounger, Denver, CO
22nd - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
23rd - Treefort Music Fest, Boise, ID
25th - Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver, Canada
26th - Sunset Tavern, Seattle, WA
27th - Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR
28th - The Miniplex, Arcata, CA
29th - Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA

11th - L'Escogriffe, Montreal QC
12th - Great Scott, Allston, MA
13th - Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, NY
14th - Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, PA
15th - Union Stage, Washington, DC
16th - Beachland Tavern, Cleveland, OH
17th - Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
18th - Marble Bar, Detroit, MI
19th - Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
30th - Melkweg Theaterzaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1st - Les Nuits Botanique, Brussels, Belgium [TICKETS]
3rd - Kantine, Berlin, Germany [TICKETS]
4th - Here Comes The Summer, BX Vlieland, Netherlands [TICKETS]
5th - Uebel & Gefährlich, Hamburg, Germany [TICKETS]
6th - Hotel Cecil, Copenhagen, Denmark [TICKETS]
8th - Gewoelbe, Cologne, Germany [TICKETS]
9th - Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland [TICKETS]
10th - Kaserne, Basel, Switzerland [TICKETS]
11th - Locomotiv Club, Bologna, Italy [TICKETS]
14th - Point Ephemere, Paris, France [TICKETS]
16th - Scala, London, UK [TICKETS]
17th - The Hare and Hounds, Birmingham, UK [TICKETS]
18th - Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK [TICKETS]
19th - Stereo, Glasgow, UK [TICKETS]