The Afghan Whigs
Reveal new music video for ‘Oriole’
UK tour begins May 26th
New album ‘In Spades’ due May 5th via Sub Pop
“Demonic pain experienced in the midnight hours suits both him (Dulli) and his band. No wonder then that this matches some of their best work.” [4/5 stars]
‘A thrilling impassioned addition to their catalogue.’ [8/10]
“Back to their dark, soulful best.” [4/5 stars]
“Newest track and video from The Afghan Whigs is a killer. Album is monumental.”
The Afghan Whigs have shared a NSFW new video for “Oriole”, a standout track from forthcoming new album ‘In Spades’.
The provocative clip was helmed by erotic art director Amy Nicole Hood. Watch it on YouTube here.
‘In Spades’ will be out May 5th worldwide from Sub Pop. The album is now available for preorder on CD / 180 gram-LP / CS / DL from Sub Pop here. LP pre-orders of ‘In Spades’ will receive the “Loser” edition on 180-gram, white-chocolate vinyl (while supplies last). A new T-shirt design, along with cassette versions of The Afghan Whigs’ classic Sub Pop albums ‘Up In It’ and ‘Congregation’, are now also available.
The Afghan Whigs will be be performing in Europe and the UK at the following dates.
The Afghan Whigs Tour Schedule
May 26 – Manchester, UK – Cathedral
May 27 – Glasgow, UK – ABC
May 28 – Dublin, IE – Academy
May 30 – London, UK – Koko
For up-to-date info on tickets, please visit theafghanwhigs.com.
‘In Spades’, led by the singles “Demon In Profile,” “Arabian Heights,” and the aforementioned “Oriole,” is the follow-up to the band’s internationally acclaimed Do to the Beast. ‘In Spades’, written and produced by Greg Dulli, was recorded in New Orleans, Los Angeles, Memphis and Joshua Tree.
More on The Afghan Whigs’ ‘In Spades’ here.