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Hear Lydia Loveless’ Cowpunk Paean ‘To Love Somebody’

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Lydia Loveless will return in 2014 with her overdue third album, Somewhere Else. Bloodshot Records will release the 10-song set on February 18, and you can hear the first taste here. If the Columbus, Ohio cowpunk’s 2011 album Indestructible Machine was a gritty and forceful showcase of blazing voice and crafty songwriting (it was), then last month’s Boy Crazy EP found our heroine settling into her lane — sounding no less urgent, but all the more assured. Loveless continues that progression on “To Love Somebody,” a pop-kissed yearner that makes that titular act sound as sour as it is sweet. Pre-order Somewhere Else here and peruse the track list, cover art, and upcoming tour dates below.

Lydia Loveless, Somewhere Else track list:

1. “Really Wanna See You”
2. “Wine Lips”
3. “Chris Isaak”
4. “To Love Somebody”
5. “Hurts So Bad”
6. “Head”
7. “Verlaine Shot Rimbaud”
8. “Somewhere Else”
9. “Everything’s Gone”
10. “They Don’t Know”

Lydia Loveless To Love Somebody Somewhere Else Stream

Lydia Loveless tour dates:

February 26 – Auburn Hills, MI @ Callahan’s Music Hall
February 27 – Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
February 28 – Newport, KY @ Southgate House
March 01 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
March 05 – St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
March 06 – Kansas City, MO @ Czar Bar
March 07 – Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
March 08 – Tulsa, OK @ Mercury Lounge
March 20 – San Diego, CA @ Seven Grand
March 22 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Fairgrounds
March 25 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Hideaway
March 26 – Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar
March 28 – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
March 29 – Mammoth, CA @ Underground Lounge