Karen O Announces Live Shows + Crush Songs Global Listening Parties With Sofar Sounds

Karen O is bringing the Crush Songs live experience to New York, LA, London and Berlin this coming Fall.

She says: “I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be performing Crush Songs to some very intimate audiences. If you’re in the mood for love please come join my crush odyssey at these limited engagements. I apologize in advance that these shows are so few but I guess that makes them all the more special if you can make it SO don’t miss out! LUV KO”

Dates are here, on sale Friday at 9am GMT for London, 12pm PST/3pm EDT for NY/LA and 12pm CET for Berlin on http://www.karenomusic.com:

September 9 – New York, NY – Manderley Bar at The McKittrick Hotel
September 10 – New York, NY – Manderley Bar at The McKittrick Hotel
September 11 – New York, NY – Manderley Bar at The McKittrick Hotel
September 12 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
September 17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
September 18 – Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
September 19 – Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
October 4 – London, UK – Bush Hall
October 5 – London, UK – Bush Hall
October 7 – Berlin, Germany – Heimathafen

What’s more, there is going to be the first listen of ‘Crush Songs’ on vinyl all over the world on Wednesday, August 27 presented by the folks at Sofar Sounds.

KO says: “Very psyched that there will be an exclusive FIRST VINYL LISTEN of CRUSH SONGS coming up AUGUST 27th around the globe and you better believe I’ll be showing up to one of them! Grab your honey and drag ‘em to have a listen, skip school if you must because this shit is ALL AGES and homework sucks anyways right? I would love for you to sign up via the site below and be with me and this music that is as personal and raw from the heart as it gets. Look sharp and be in the mood for love, who knows, you could meet your ‘one and only’ while you’re there, stranger things have happened….”

Taking in 21 cities across the globe, you can win guestlist at http://www.karenomusic.com/sofar. Entries close on Friday, August 21.
The full list of listening parties are:

Atlanta, GA
Auckland, New Zealand
Brighton, UK
Cairo, Egypt
Copenhagen, Denmark
Glasgow, UK
Johannesburg, South Africa
London, UK
Los Angeles, CA
Manchester, UK
Manila, Philippines
Mexico City, Mexico
Minneapolis, MN
Nashville, TN
New York City, NY
Pittsburgh, PA
Pune, India
San Francisco, CA
San José, Costa Rica
Sāo Paulo, Brazil
Sydney, Australia

KO Sofar Map