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Hercules and Love Affair make State-side return

posted June 23, 2008, 6:35 pm by dscanland | Filed Under Music News | comment Leave a Comment

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Hercules and Love Affair announce US live dates in support of their eagerly anticipated self-titled debut album (out June 24 on Mute/DFA). Their sold-out US live debut at Brooklyn’s Studio B was met with stellar reviews and a rapturous audience. declared, “[People] love Hercules and Love Affair the same way rabid Japanese teens must have loved Bruce Springsteen in 1986, crush the barricades and cry at the sight of an icon style love.”The live show includes Andy manning keyboards, a horn section, drum machines and providing backing vocals, Kim Ann and Nomi on lead vocals, live drums, live bass and even more keyboards.The album and lead single, “Blind”, debuted in the UK Top 40 and were ranked #1 and “Track of the Week” by the NME respectively. Hercules & Love Affair is 2008’s most exciting dancefloor concoction, an arthouse vision of pure pop by way of futuristic electronica and classic dance music, where beautiful, bruising harmonies and tensile rhythms collide in resurgent soundscapes and emotive disco workouts.Hercules and Love Affair live is Andrew, Kim Ann, Nomi, Morgan, Jason, Carter, Guy, and Andy.July 23 Los Angeles, CA @ The EchoJuly 25 San Diego, CA @ CasbahJuly 26 San Francisco CA @ MezzanineAugust 8 New York NY @ The Fillmore at Irving Plaza


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