Today, Xiu Xiu share the first single from Girl with Basket of Fruit, the new album coming February 8th via Polyvinyl Record Co. It was produced by Xiu Xiu’s Angela Seo and Greg Saunier of Deerhoof. Xiu Xiu is Thor Harris, Jordan Geiger, Angela Seo, and Jamie “Butch Jenny” Stewart.
Accompanying the single is the first act of a three part video series, co-directed by the band’s own Angela Seo, to be released surrounding the album. Featuring Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart and Angela Seo as well as Ron Athey, Elliot Reed and others, the themes and references of the series include ritual, mythology, mundane and divergent belief, film, music, and resurrected motifs from preceding Xiu Xiu videos.
Watch the video fort “Scisssssssors” below.
On December 7th, Jamie Stewart will perform Xiu Xiu songs at El Cid in Los Angeles.