Friday, July 06, 2007

Richard Swift Covers Prince, Going Out With Wilco

From the press release:

Richard Swift, who has been busily touring the UK this summer
supporting his recent release "Dressed Up For the Letdown", made a
stop on May 25th at the prestigious BBC program "Later... with Jools
Holland." Wilco - who also happened to be taping a session - was so
taken with his performance that they invited him to tour with them in
the US and Canada starting in August.

All tour dates with WILCO:
08/14/07 Duluth, MN - Bayfront Festival Park
08/15/07 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
08/17/07 Calgary, Alberta - Southern Albert Jubilee Auditorium
08/18/07 Edmonton, Alberta - Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
08/21/07 Redmond, WA - Marymoor Amphitheatre
08/22/07 Troutdale, OR - Edgefield
08/24/07 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
08/27/07 San Diego, CA - SDSU Open Air Theatre
08/29/07 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
09/01/07 Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
09/02/07 Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium

In other news, Swift is putting the finishing touches on the debut
release by his kraut-y, electronic side project called INSTRUMENTS OF
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. The project has been called a "stark and
stunning picture of his artistic depth and studio wizardry... a
perfect ambient, electronica recording," by Black and White Mag.

Dig Richard's Prince cover:

Richard Swift - "Paisley Park" mp3

And here's his current single:

Richard Swift - "Kisses For The Misses" mp3

Richard Swift's performance of "Kisses For the Misses" on "The Album Chart Show":

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