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Thao & Mirah releasing self-titled LP, playing Empty Bottle, & other 2011 dates

DOWNLOAD: Thao & Mirah – How Dare You (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Thao & Mirah – Eleven (feat. tUnE-yArDs) (MP3)

Thao & Mirah LP Cover

Thao Nguyen and collaborator/tourmate Mirah, are set to release their collective effort Thao & Mirah on April 26th via Kill Rock Stars.

Thao and Mirah each wrote a new batch of beautiful songs which were jointly performed and produced by the three with some help from fine Bay Area friends. The album is a collection of songs from two distinctly different, highly respected songwriters, threaded and woven together with the creative energy and freedom of collaboration. Such freedom allowed for varied and rewarding levels of innovation, and a determination to keep the music-making as in-house as possible: both Thao and Mirah assume many of the instrumentation duties: from drums and bottles to slide guitar and knee caps. All songs maintain the writers’ shared gifts: profound emotional poignancy with lyrics and melodies to match and stay with you. [Kill Rock Stars]

They’ll kick off a spring tour with Led to Sea on May 1st in Los Angeles. The two groups will make a stop in Chicago on June 3rd to play Empty Bottle. Tickets are still available.

You can download the album tracks “How Dare You”, and “Eleven” featuring, and produced by tUnE-yArDs at the top of this post.

Below you’ll find the Thao & Mirah tracklist, and all 2011 tour dates.

Thao & Mirah LP Tracklist:

01. Eleven

02. Folks

03. Little Cup

04. Rubies and Rocks

05. Teeth

06. Spaced Out Orbit

07. How Dare You

08. Sugar and Plastic

09. Likable Man

10. Hallelujah

11. Squareneck

05.01 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour *
05.02 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Soho *
05.03 – Oakland, CA @ The New Parish *
05.0?5 – Vancouver, BC, Canada @ The Biltmore *
05.06 – Bellingham, WA @ Mt Baker Theatre #
05.07 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile *
05.08 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom *
05.09 – Olympia, WA @ Northern *
06.02 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center *
06.03 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle *
06.05 – Toronto, ON, Canada @ Lee’s Palace *
06.07 – Cambridge, MA @ TT The Bears *
06.08 – Brooklyn, NY at Music Hall of Williamsburg *
06.09 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church *
06.10 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
06.11 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
06.12 – Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle
06.13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
06.15 – St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway *
06.18 – Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
06.19 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
06.20 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room *
06.?21 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah *
06.23 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
* w/ Led to Sea
# w/ The New Pornographers

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