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Juliette Lewis hangs with everyone from Omar Rodríguez-López to The Pretenders

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    Here’s news: Juliette Lewis kicks some major ass. But you probably already knew that.

    So, let’s move on to some other news, like the fact that Juliette Lewis is super popular. After all, she’s hanging out with everyone from The Mars Volta’s Omar Rodríguez-López to The Pretenders and Cat Power these days. Details, you ask?

    Well, the hang out time with Rodríguez-López began back in 2007 at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. As the story, or press release goes, the two “soon bonded over their love of Fellini movies and the relationship between drama, visual images and songwriting,” so much so in fact, that late last year, the two got together and recorded a Lewis’ latest studio effort. Entitled Terra Incognita and due for release on September 1st via The End Records, the 10-track effort is described as featuring a “emotionally guttural and ultimately melodic and unpredictable, new sound.” In other words, as Lewis notes, “This album is so sonically different than anything I’ve done before and captures many flavors of my emotional life and voice.”

    The other hang out time, the one with The Pretenders and Cat Power, hasn’t gotten away quite yet, but will in the coming months. Lewis will look to support the release of Terra Incognita by teaming up with The Pretenders and Cat Power for a summer tour of epic extravaganzas. A few dates have trickled out so far, but most are still forthcoming.

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    Terra Incognita Tracklist:
    01. Romeo
    02. All is for God
    03. Ghosts
    04. Fantasy Bar
    05. Hard Lovin’ Woman
    06. Terra Incognita
    07. Uh Huh
    08. Female Persecution
    09. Junkyard Heart
    10. Intro
    11. Noche Sin Fin
    12. Suicide Dive Bombers

    Juliette Lewis 2009 Tour Dates:
    06/05 – Nurburgring, DE @ Rock am Ring
    06/06 – Nurnberg, DE @ Rock im Park
    06/08 – Verona, IT @ Arena di Verona
    06/09 – Rome, IT @ Alpheus
    06/10 – Ravenna, IT @ Rock Planet
    06/12 – Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz
    06/13 – Rodez, IT @ Festival Skabazac
    07/18 – Istanbul, TR @ Rock’n Coke Festival
    07/19 – Bern, CH @ Gurten Festival
    08/09 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony *^
    08/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ Weesner Amphitheater *^
    08/22 – Littleton, CO @ Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield *^
    10/21 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage
    10/22 – Manchester, UK @ Academy 2
    10/23 – London, UK @ O2 Shepards Bush Empire
    10/24 – Bristol, UK @ Lazarette Festival
    10/25 – Portsmouth, UK @ Wedgewood Rooms
    11/04 – Berlin, DE @ Kesselhaus

    * = w/ The Pretenders
    ^ = w/ Cat Power

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