Xiu Xiu’s new album, Always, is out now on Polyvinyl, but the San Jose band is still churning out new tunes, namely, a split 7″ with tourmates Dirty Beaches. The vinyl release is being offered as part of Record Store Day and consists of two covers: Xiu Xiu’s spin on Erasure’s “Always” and a Dirty Beaches cover of Françoise Hardy’s “Tu Ne Dis Rien.” Take a listen to the 7″ tracks and peep the tour dates below.
 
Xiu Xiu – Always by Polyvinyl Records
 
Dirty Beaches – Tu Ne Dis Rien by Polyvinyl Records
 
Tour Dates For Xiu Xiu:
05/01 – Raleigh, NC – Kings Barcade
05/02 – Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel *
05/03 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church *
05/04 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom *
05/05 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Downstairs *
05/07 – Northampton, MA – Iron Horse *
05/08 – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery *
05/09 – Montreal, Quebec – La Sala Rossa *
05/10 – Quebec, Quebec – Le Cercle *
05/11 – Ottawa, Ontario – Mavericks *
05/12 – Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Place *
05/14 – Pontiac, Michigan – Crofoot Ballroom – Pike Room *
05/15 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme *
05/17 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall *
05/18 – Madison, WI – Memorial Union Terrace *
05/19 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club *
05/20 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews *
05/21 – Omaha, NE – Waiting Room *
05/22 – Lawrence, KS – The Jackpot Saloon
05/23 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater *
05/24 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge *
05/27 – Seattle, WA – Neumos (Barboza room) #
05/28 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Biltmore Cabaret #
05/29 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge #
05/31 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill #
06/01 – Los Angeles, CA – Center For The Arts, Eagle Rock #
06/02 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar #
06/05 – Marfa, TX – Padre’s #
06/06 – Austin, TX – The Mohawk #
06/07 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks #
06/08 – Birmingham, AL – Bottletree #
06/09 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl #
* with Dirty Beaches and Father Murphy
# with Yamantaka // Sonic Titan and Father Murphy