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Throwing Muses September 2014 Tour Dates
Throwing Muses were the first American act to sign to cult independent record label 4AD, pioneering 'alternative rock' long before the term even existed.

The band tour the UK for the first time in over a decade throughout September in: London, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Norwich, Holmfirth.


First New Throwing Muses Album For Over A Decade: Purgatory/Paradise

The first new collection of music from The Throwing Muses in over ten years has been released as a book.

Titled Purgatory/Paradise, this 32 track album is available as a deluxe 64-page book and a full studio album on CD.

This exclusive edition from the experimental HarperCollins imprint The Friday Project contains photography and artwork from both Kirstin Hersh and David Narcizo of Throwing Muses. Founding member and lead singer, Hersh, has also written insightful and revealing notes and essays to accompany each song as well as transcribing the lyrics. Drummer David Narcizo has designed the book and artwork.

There is also a raft of exclusive content, only available to those fans that purchase this unique edition including;

· A commentary track for the whole Purgatory/Paradise album by Kirstin Hersh and David Narcizo


· An instrumental version of the full album


· MP3 versions of all tracks available of download, complete with embedded data, artwork and lyrics

The Purgatory/Paradise book will be the only physical release of this new throwing Muses album, aside from the vinyl version.

Scott Pack of The Friday Project said;

“After the success of Kristin Hersh’s solo album, Crooked, as a book I was hoping that one day we might be able to do the same with a new Throwing Muses album, and for it to be their first new release in a decade really is a coup. I am particularly pleased that the band have agreed to make extra material available making this physical edition the must-have version of the album.”



About Throwing Muses

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Throwing Muses were the first American act to sign to cult independent record label 4AD, pioneering 'alternative rock' long before the term even existed. The band was originally formed in 1983 by step-sisters Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly.

The young band's music drew influences from post-punk, folk and rockabilly without ever settling into standard genre patterns.

Throwing Muses won instant acclaim in the UK with their eponymous debut album, their originality confirmed by two EPs, Chains Changed and The Fat Skier, in 1987. The following March saw the release of second album House Tornado, the record was accompanied by a memorable UK tour which saw the Muses supported by fellow Bostonians, Pixies.

Five full-length albums, two collections of their work and numerous solo excursions then followed for all members of Throwing Muses.

Purgatory/Paradise will be the band’s first collection of brand new music in over ten years.

Throwing Muses are Kristin Hersh, David Narcizo and Bernard Georges.

17 September 2014
 -Throwing Muses - 
Glasgow, UK — Oran Mor with special guest, Tanya Donelly

18 September 2014
 -Throwing Muses -
 Leeds, UK — Irish Centre with special guest, Tanya Donelly

19 September 2014
 -Throwing Muses
 - Manchester, UK — Academy 2 with special guest, Tanya Donelly

20 September 2014
 -Throwing Muses
 - Holmfirth, UK — Picturedrome with special guest, Tanya Donelly

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 -Throwing Muses
 - Norwich, UK — Waterfront with special guest, Tanya Donelly

23 September 2014 -
Throwing Muses
 - Bristol, UK — Trinity with special guest, Tanya Donelly

24 September 2014
 -Throwing Muses
 - Brighton, UK — Concorde 2 with special guest, Tanya Donelly

25 September 2014
 - Throwing Muses
 - London, UK — Islington Assembly Hall with special guest, Tanya Donelly

26 September 2014
 - Throwing Muses
 - London, UK — Islington Assembly Hall with special guest, Tanya Donelly
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