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Aldous Harding - 'Party' Out Now
Aldous Harding : 'Party' Out Now
18th May 2017

"Quiet, cryptic, utterly arresting.”  - The New York Times
"Haunting" - NPR
“Nico in a private karaoke room singing Jewel until closing.” - Rolling Stone
“Spellbinding songs.” The Guardian ****
Party recalls Perhacs and Bunyan, Nico and Joni, but these are thoroughly modern songs – and very much Harding’s own.” Uncut 8/10
“Understated yet charismatic, Harding has the gift of making reality seem like a very fragile and porous thing indeed.” Q ****
“Truly captivating.” DIY ****
“A talent at the very start of her creative life.” Loud And Quiet (8/10)

New Zealand songwriter Aldous Harding releases her new album, Party, today.  Featuring the singles ‘Horizon’ and ‘Imagining My Man’, her second long-player has been universally applauded.  She will make her debut TV appearance next week, performing ‘Horizon’ on the BBC’s Later…with Jools Holland.

Party was produced with the award-winning John Parish (PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse) in his hometown of Bristol, taking Harding away from her New Zealand base for an intensive two-week immersion in the studio.  As well as a raft of musical contributions from Parish, Perfume Genius’ Mike Hadreas lends vocals to recent single ‘Imagining My Man’ and Party closer ‘Swell Does The Skull’.

Party by Aldous Harding is out now on 4AD.
You can buy from the 4AD Store here on LP/CD.  Limited LP purchases come with a bonus 7" featuring new track 'Elation'.
You can buy and stream on all digital platforms here.

Currently at the Great Escape festival, Aldous Harding begins her headline UK tour on Monday, kicking off proceedings with a sold-out show at Omeara, London.  Her 23rd May Bristol date has been postponed and will now take place on 24th November.  Tickets for the original May show are valid for this rescheduled one.  Aldous Harding recently announced a further London gig at Islington Assembly Hall on 20th November.  Tickets are now on sale, and will be appearing at numerous summer festivals including Latitude, Green Man and End Of The Road.  

19th - The Great Escape, Brighton, UK
20th - L’Olympic Café Paris, France
21st - Ancienne Belgique – Huis 23 Brussels, Belgium
22nd - Omeara, London, UK [SOLD OUT]
23rd - Thekla, Bristol, UK 
24th - The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, UK 
25th - Broadcast, Glasgow, UK
28th - Schellingwouderkerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
29th - Nochtwache, Hamburg, Germany
30th - Auster Club, Berlin, Germany

3rd - Nelsonville Music Festival, Nelsonville OH, US
5th - DC9, Washington DC, US
6th - Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia PA, US
7th - Great Scott, Allston MA, US
8th - The Park Church Co-Op (Brooklyn Vegan x AdHoc Northside), Brooklyn NY, US
10th - Baby’s All Right (Panache Northside), Brooklyn NY, US
11th - Divan Orange, Montreal QC, Canada
12th - Velvet Underground, Toronto ON, Canada
13th- El Club, Detroit MI, US
14th - The Empty Bottle, Chicago IL, US
16th - The Earl, East Atlanta GA, US
17th - Gasa Gasa, New Orleans LA, US
19th - Mohawk, Austin TX, US
20th - Monarch, El Paso TX, US
21st - Club Congress, Tucson AZ, US
22nd - The Echo, Los Angeles CA, US
23rd - Soda Bar, San Diego CA, US
24th - Swedish American Hall, San Francisco CA, US

12th - Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
13th - 16th - Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK
28th - Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT, US
29th - The Olympic Venue, Boise ID, US
30th - The Tractor Tavern, Seattle WA, US
31st - Biltmore Cabaret,Vancouver BC, Canada

2nd - Palomino Smokehouse & Social Club, Calgary AB, Canada
3rd - The Bartlett, Spokane WA, US
11th - Haldern Pop Festival, Haldern, Germany
13th - Ypsigrock Festival, Castelbuono, Italy
17th - 20th - Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, UK
22nd - Hana-Bi, Marina di Ravenna, Italy
24th - Circolo Magnolia, Segrate, Italy
25th - 27th - Sea Change Festival, Totnes, UK
31st - 3rd September - End of the Road Festival, Salisbury, UK

1st - 2nd - Electric Fields Festival, Scotland, UK

20th - Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK [TICKETS]
24th - Thekla, Bristol, UK