Liz Phair

Pete Yorn – “Here Comes Your Man” (Pixies Cover) (Ft. Liz Phair)

Earlier this year, the veteran alt-pop smolderer Pete Yorn came back with Apart, his new EP with his old duet partner Scarlett Johansson. And now…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / August 10, 2018

Liz Phair Announces North American Fall Tour

Liz Phair is having a huge year with the 25th anniversary of her brilliant debut record Exile in Guyville and a sold-out run of spring tour dates…
Maggie Serota / May 15, 2018

Liz Phair on Trump: “I’ll Do Anything I Can To Take Him Down”

In a new profile for The Cut, Liz Phair has a strong desire to take down President Trump. According to writer and Phair superfan Emily Gould, Phair's comment…
Maggie Serota / April 26, 2018

Hear Liz Phair’s Wild Original Demo for an Exile in Guyville Classic

Before her classic 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville, Liz Phair recorded three lo-fi songwriter cassettes under the name "Girly-Sound." Many of those songs landed in cleaned up and…
Andy Cush / April 19, 2018

Liz Phair Announces 25th Anniversary Girly-Sound to Guyville Box Set

Exile in Guyville, Liz Phair's iconic 1993 debut, is receiving the deluxe reissue treatment for its 25th birthday. Girly-Sound to Guyville: The 25th Anniversary Box Set collects the…
Anna Gaca / March 15, 2018

Lana Del Rey, Liz Phair, John Mayer and More React to Last Night’s SpaceX Launch

Last night, SpaceX sent a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base just north of Santa Barbara. Against the setting sun,…
Rob Arcand / December 23, 2017

Liz Phair Signs Two-Book Deal With Random House

Liz Phair is writing a book! Two, actually. Variety reports that Phair has signed a two-book deal with Random House, and the first book, described as "a…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / November 16, 2017

14 Songs About Heartbreak for Your Sad Valentine’s Day

Don't believe the hype: Love stinks, and no day reminds you of its follies quite like Valentine's Day, as marketers fall over themselves to remind…
SPIN Staff / February 14, 2017

Liz Phair Is Recording a New Double Album With Ryan Adams

Alternative rock icon Liz Phair is recording a new double album with help from Ryan Adams and producer Don Was, according to photos Adams posted to social…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Liz Phair and Billy Corgan Each Covered Prince This Weekend

Liz Phair and Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan were on tour together when the news of Prince's death arrived last week, and each offered a tribute to the late…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2016

Smashing Pumpkins to Tour With Liz Phair This Spring

William Corgan's Smashing Pumpkins have just announced a cross-country tour of the United States with opening act Liz Phair. Kicking off in just over a…
Brennan Carley / February 1, 2016

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

Liz Phair Has Been Performing Her Biggest Hit With Holiday-Themed Lyrics

The iconic creator of one of SPIN's ten favorite albums of the last 30 years, Liz Phair has been on tour with Aimee Mann and…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

SPIN 30: Liz Phair Returns to ‘Exile in Guyville’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff…
Rachel Brodsky / April 8, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Cantina Band Auditions: Watch Ben Folds, Mark McGrath, More

Star Wars Day came and went, but we might as well call 2014 Star Wars Year as anticipation (and promotion) builds for Episode VII. As A.V.
Chris Martins / May 5, 2014
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