‘Always,’ New Xiu Xiu Album, Is Due Out In March

    On March 6, Polyvinyl will release Always, the ninth studio album from experimental provocateurs Xiu Xiu. The album, which will come packaged with Xiu Xiu tattoo posters in the vinyl form, features tracks about “the sexual objectification and desperate existence of Chinese female migrant workers” (“Factory Girls”), and about a boy killed in Afghanistan for sport by American soldiers (“Gul Muldin”). So you know, the usual Xiu Xiu topics. You can see the track list below, and hear first single “Hi.”

    1. Hi
    2. Joey’s Song
    3. Beauty Towne
    4. Honeysuckle
    5. I Luv Abortion
    6. The Oldness
    7. Chimneys Afire
    8. Gul Mudin
    9. Born to Suffer
    10. Factory Girls
    11. Smear the Queen
    12. Black Drum Machine

    Hi by Xiu Xiu