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The Afghan Whigs release Frank Ocean cover, announce more tour dates

on July 16, 2012, 9:52am

afghan whigs lovecrimes e1342446435256 The Afghan Whigs release Frank Ocean cover, announce more tour dates

The Afghan Whigs have been covering Frank Ocean’s “Lovecrimes” on the regular during their ongoing reunion tour (see video evidence below). Now, the band has decided to release a studio version of the cover, marking their second release of the year. The track is streaming now at FADER, and will be available as a free download through the band’s website beginning at Noon EST today.

And speaking of reunion shows, The Whigs have just filled out their fall calendar with a number of new shows across the U.S. Check out their updated schedule below.

The Afghan Whigs 2012 Tour Dates:
07/25 – Melbourne, AU @ Hi-Fi
07/26 – Sydney, AU @ The Factory
07/27 – Byron Bay, AU @ Splendour in the Grass
08/03 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
08/04 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
08/07 – Helsinki, FI @ Circus
08/09 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival
08/10 – Goteborg, SE @ Way Out West Festival
08/11 – Haldern, DE @ Haldern Pop
08/14 – Warsaw, PL @ Palladium
08/15 – Prague, CZ @ Lucerna Music Bar
08/17 – Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/19 – London, UK @ Koko
09/22 – New York, NY @ ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror
09/26 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
09/27 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
09/28 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/03 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Theatre
10/05 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
10/12 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
10/19 – New Orleans, LA  @ Tipitina’s
10/20 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
10/21 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
10/24 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
10/25 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
10/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theatre
10/30 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
11/02 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
11/03 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
11/07 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
11/09 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda

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