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Pixx - New Single 'Bitch', Plus North American Tour Dates
Pixx : New Single 'Bitch', Plus North American Tour Dates
16th April 2019

Today Pixx releases a new single, 'Bitch’, from her forthcoming album, Small Mercies (out 7th June).  A run of new North American dates have also been announced, you can find all shows below.

Swaggering and vicious, Hannah Rodgers explains the background of the song: "I wrote this song in the cellar of my flat in South London; it happened very quickly.  At the time I was feeling pent up and frustrated with myself and others.  I was in the middle of reading The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan, finding it hard to digest and communicate.  That's why this song means a lot to me; it's about accepting and forgiving yourself for struggling; not being too hard on yourself for getting stuck in your head, and finding the relief in waking up and getting out of your hole to show the world you're a strong bitch."

The companion video, directed by Edie Lawrence and starring Rodgers, is gleefully childish. Watch it in full below, or listen here:

Small Mercies is a series of poetic examinations of love across the experiential spectrum, from the micro (self-love) to the macro (devotional faith-inspired love, love for this planet), set to a soundtrack that mixes electronic pop and grungy guitar rock with aplomb.  It follows the 23 year-old’s debut album, The Age Of Anxiety (2017) – an unsettling synth-pop record fuelled by Pixx’s own debilitating experience of angst – and 2015’s forlorn and folk-edged Fall In EP.  Co-produced by Simon Byrt (who worked on both her EP and debut album) and Dan Carey, it sees Pixx assuming different personas to examine the damage done by religion, gender-based power hierarchies and stereotypes, the tipping point of Earth’s destruction and love.

You can pre-order Small Mercies on gatefold black LP and CD via 4AD here +
You can pre-save, and pre-order, on all platforms here +

5th - Handmade Festival, Leicester, UK [TICKETS]
11th - The Great Escape, Brighton, UK [TICKETS]

12th - Electrowerkz, London, England [TICKETS]
14th - KFK Hope, Brussels, Belgium [TICKETS]
15th - Le Pop Up Du Label, Paris, France [TICKETS]
17th - Turmzimmer, Hamburg, Germany [TICKETS]
18th - Urban Spree, Berlin, Germany [TICKETS]
20th - Cinetol, Amsterdam, Netherlands [TICKETS]
25th - O2 Academy Leeds, Leeds, UK* [TICKETS]
26th - Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK* [TICKETS]

23rd - Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY, US^ [TICKETS]
24th - U Street, Washington DC, US^ [TICKETS]
26th - Jonny Brenda's, Philadelphia PA, US [TICKETS]
27th - Elsewhere - Zone One, Brooklyn NY, US [TICKETS]
28th - Great Scott, Boston MA, US [TICKETS]
30th - Grog Shop, Cleveland OH, US^ [TICKETS]

1st - ACE of Cups, Columbus OH, US^ [TICKETS]
2nd - Deluxx Fluxx, Detroit, MI, US^ [TICKETS]
3rd - Horseshoe, Toronto ON, US^ [TICKETS]
5th - Fox Cabaret, Vancouver BC, Canada [TICKETS]
6th - Barboza, Seattle WA, US [TICKETS]
7th - Polaris, Portland OR, US [TICKETS]
9th - Cafe du Nord, San Francisco CA, US [TICKETS]
10th - The Moroccan Lounge, Los Angeles CA, US [TICKETS]

* - supporting Interpol
^ - supporting Nilufur Yanya