The Afghan Whigs Release 'Lovecrimes', Add U.S. Dates


Beginning at Noon EST today, The Afghan Whigs will make the song "Lovecrimes" available as a free download at: Originally released by Frank Ocean in 2011 on his debut mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, the track has become a staple of The Afghan Whigs live set since their reformation this year.

"Lovecrimes" is the second new studio recording for The Afghan Whigs, following the release of "See And Don't See" in May.

The Afghan Whigs are also pleased to announce the addition of six new shows in North America. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Boston & Philadelphia. Tickets for all shows go on sale this week. Full details in including pre sale information can be found on the band's website as well.

For all of the most up to date information on the group please visit:


  • 7/25/12 Melbourne, AUS Hi-Fi Bar
  • 7/26/12 Sydney, AUS Factory Theatre
  • 7/27/12 Byron Bay, AUS Splendour In The Grass
  • 8/3/12 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
  • 8/4/12 Chicago, IL Metro
  • 8/7/12 Helsinki, FI Circus
  • 8/9/12 Oslo, NO Oya Festival
  • 8/10/12 Goteborg, SE Way Out West Festival
  • 8/11/12 Rees-Haldern, GR Haldern Pop Festival
  • 8/14/12 Warsaw, PL Palladium
  • 8/15/12 Prague, CZ Lucema Music Bar
  • 8/17/12 Hasselt, BE Pukkelpop
  • 8/19/12 London, UK Koko
  • 9/22/12 New York, NY I'll Be Your Mirror Festival
  • 9/26/12 Boston, MA House Of Blues
  • 9/27/12 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
  • 9/28/12 Washington D.C. 9:30 Club
  • 9/29/12 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small's Theatre
  • 10/3/12 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
  • 10/5/12 New York, NY Terminal 5
  • 10/12/12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival
  • 10/19/12 New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
  • 10/20/12 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
  • 10/21/12 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
  • 10/24/12 Detroit, MI Saint Andrew's Hall
  • 10/25/12 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's
  • 10/28/12 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre
  • 10/30/12 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
  • 11/2/12 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
  • 11/3/12 Seattle, WA Showbox
  • 11/7/12 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
  • 11/9/12 Los Angeles, CA The Fonda

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    [Published on: 7/16/12]

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