US Tour Takes Shape; Press Round-Up

The Posies’ 28 September show at Maxwell’s in New Jersey is on sale at Ticketweb now, and their 8 September show at the Knitting Factory in California (with Matt Harris’ band Oranger opening) goes on sale tonight. Click here to visit Ticketweb. In addition, they will be playing Bumbershoot in Seattle during labor day weekend (September 2-5). Tickets are on sale now, and the full line-up will be announced this Friday.

The band was interviewed by Ethan and James at Three Imaginary Girls the night of their peformance at the Seattle International Film Festival; you can read the interview here.

Some recent foreign press… thanks to Amandine, Maako, and Andre for sending these in!:

*Finnish: &
*Dutch: – Jon interviewed, with photos by David Belisle & – review

European tour kicks off in 5 days!

Jon and Ken on Bread tribute album

Along with Matt Harris’ band Oranger.


Kings Of Convenience’s Erlend Oye, Josh Rouse, Cake, Posies principals Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer and Tarnation’s Paula Frazer are among the artists that have contributed to “Friends and Lovers,” a tribute to ’70s soft rock act Bread. Due April 12 via Badman Recording Co., the set features 14 tracks recorded exclusively for this release.

Oye covers the title cut, which was not among Bread’s 10 top-20 hits on the Billboard pop singles chart between 1969-1977. Rouse chimes in with “It Don’t Matter to Me,” Cake tackles “The Guitar Man” and Frazer offers “Everything I Own.” Bread’s lone No. 1 hit, “Make It With You,” is performed by Oranger.

Other artists featured on “Friends and Lovers” are Call And Response, Dave Derby, Holy Sons, Emily Sparks, the Moore Brothers, former Mojave 3 vocalist Rachel Goswell and Eric Shea & Bart Davenport.

Here is the track list for “Friends and Lovers”:

“I Don’t Matter to Me,” Josh Rouse
“Baby I’m a Want You,” Call And Response
“Games of Magic,” Jon Auer
“The Guitar Man,” Cake
“Friends and Lovers,” Erlend Oye
“Everything I Own,” Paula Frazer
“Down on My Knees,” Ken Stringfellow
“Make It With You,” Oranger
“I Use the Soap,” Dave Derby
“Last Time,” Holy Sons
“Too Much Love,” Emily Sparks
“Look at Me,” The Moore Brothers
“If,” Rachel Goswell
“The Goodbye Girl,” Eric Shea & Bart Davenport