Videos: Rhye


Woman Tracklisting

  1. Open
  2. The Fall
  3. Last Dance
  4. Verse
  5. Shed Some Blood
  6. 3 Days
  7. One Of Those Summer Days
  8. Major Minor Love
  9. Hunger
  10. Woman
“…full-blooded heat, evoking what would happen if Sade met a caffeinated Air, a sublime voice floating easily on a ballast of clever instrumental touches.” – PITCHFORK

“gentle strings and dancing harp lines,…so uncomplicatedly sweet” – THE FADER

” direct, striking love songs that sound like classics the instant you hear them.” – DUMMY

Los Angeles-based Rhye, made their mark on the radar last year with their debut ‘Open’ EP and critically lauded single, “The Fall”, called “one of the most beautiful heartbreak songs” of 2012 by the Fader and receiving Pitchfork’s Best New Music accolade. In anticipation of the release of their debut album, Woman coming March 5th on Innovative Leisure / Loma Vista / Republic, Rhye are excited to announce their first US tour dates, cover art and track listing for Woman, along with a new video for their song “Open”.

In working with Danish director Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen on the nostalgia-inducing video for “The Fall”, Rhye decided to revisit the themes and questions proposed with the same director in a new video for their chill-inducing song “Open”.  With Kragh-Jacobsen at the helm to create an extension, or rather second chapter of the narrative in context of the album, Manuel Alberto Claro (Melancholia), was recruited as DP, giving the video the same colors, landscape and stylistic look of “The Fall”. Rhye set out avoid the cookie cutter artist-as-narrator music video and again create a short film to which “Open” could serve as the soundtrack.  This time around, we see a young woman teetering between her carefree youth and the challenges of adult life and love.  As the bike from “The Fall” became symbolic for the lead character’s inner-quest for happiness, here a reoccurring kite leads the main character to a surprise appearance from some familiar faces.

Rhye Tour Dates

4/01/13 Mon    LOS ANGELES, CA                         Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetary

4/03/13 Wed    SAN FRANCISCO, CA                    Bimbo’s 365 Club

4/11/13 Thu     CHICAGO, IL                                    Schubas

4/13/13 Sat      TORONTO, ON                                 Great Hall

4/14/13 Sun     MONTREAL, QC                              Cabaret du Mile End

4/16/13 Tue     BOSTON, MA                                    Sinclair

4/17/13 Wed    NEW YORK, NY                                Le Poisson Rouge

4/18/13 Thu     WASHINGTON, DC                         Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (downstairs)

4/20/13 Sat      PHILADELPHIA, PA                       World Cafe Live Upstairs


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