The first record that Meg Remy has released with 4AD, Half Free is an enchanting document of life at the point when it feels most on its knife-edge, from "Damn That Valley"'s Wall of Sound dramatics, to the glam stomp of "Sed Knife." The record has received a flood of critical acclaim already, as Meg prepares to hit the road for an extensive album tour next week, beginning with a string of West Coast dates supporting Peaches.

"A creatively restless, audacious voice." - Pitchfork (8.0) 
"A big step forward." - Uncut (8/10) 
"Fast-rising exponent of luscious lo-fi DIY pop." - The Guardian
"NNNN" - NOW
"This compelling album is not to be missed." - Sunday Times
"Her most complete and, arguably, accessible album yet...Half Free hits the art-pop bullseye." - Exclaim! 
"The whole album is great, and each song is very much its own beast...it's the kind of album you should hear start to finish." - Brooklyn Vegan
"A sad pop record that invokes spectres of high, soft and fragile-voiced female singers from past generations, who turn positions of weakness into performances of great strength." - The WIRE

This morning, Meg and bandmate Amanda Crist hit the CBC Radio Q studio for a session and interview, now available here.

U.S. Girls are on tour throughout the fall:

9/30 - LOS ANGELES, CA (THE SMELL) 
10/1 - SAN DIEGO, CA (BELLY UP TAVERN) 
10/2 - SANTA ANA, CA (THE OBSERVATORY) 
10/3 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA (MEZZANINE) 
10/5 - PORTLAND, OR (ROSELAND THEATER) 
10/6 - VANCOUVER, BC (COMMODORE BALLROOM) 
10/7 - SEATTLE, WA (SHOWBOX SODO) 
10/9 - COPENHAGEN, DK (COPENHAGEN CENTRAL LIBRARY) 
10/10 - MALMO, SE (BABEL) 
10/11 - OSLO, NO (CROSSROAD) 
10/12 - GOTHENBURG, SE (PUSTERVIKSBAREN) 
10/14 - ST. GALLEN, CH (PALACE ST. GALLEN) 
10/15 - BASEL, CH (SAALI) 
10/16 - BOLOGNA, IT (COVO CLUB) 
10/17 - AMSTERDAM, NL (MELKWEG) 
10/18 - BRUSSELS, BE (BOTANIQUE - ROTUNDE) 
10/22 - MADRID, ES (LA BOITE) 
10/23 - LISBON, PT (LUX FRAGIL) 
10/24 - BARCELONA, ES (PRIMAVERA CLUB) 
10/25 - DUBLIN, IE (WHELAN'S) 
10/26 - LEEDS, UK (HEADROW HOUSE) 
10/27 - GLASGOW, UK (BROADCAST) 
10/28 - LONDON, UK (CORSICA STUDIOS) 
10/29 - BERLIN, DE (MONARCH) 
10/30 - COLOGNE, DE (KING GEORG) 
10/31 - PARIS, FR (COCOTTE CLUB @ GAITE LYRIQUE) 
11/12 - MONTREAL, QC (LA VITRIOLA) 
11/13 - BROOKLYN, NY (ALPHAVILLE) 
11/14 - NEW YORK, NY (MERCURY LOUNGE) 
11/15 - BOSTON, MA (O'BRIENS PUB) 
11/16 - PHILADELPHIA, PA (JOHNNY BRENDA'S) 
11/17 - WASHINGTON, DC (COMET PING PONG) 
11/18 - RALEIGH, NC (NEPTUNE'S PARLOUR) 
11/19 - ATLANTA, GA (529) 
11/20 - NASHVILLE, TN (THE END) 
11/21 - CHICAGO, IL (EMPTY BOTTLE) 
11/22 - DETROIT, MI (MARBLE BAR)

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