Originally released by Frank Ocean in 2011 on his debut mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, “Lovecrimes” has become a staple of The Afghan Whigs’ live set since their reformation earlier this year. “Lovecrimes” is the second new studio recording from the band, following the release of “See and Don’t See” in May.
The Afghan Whigs have also just announced a number of new U.S. tour dates for their upcoming fall tour.
If you’re interested in hearing “Lovecrimes” and checking out the band’s upcoming tour dates, you can do so right here.
The Sub Pop Loser Edition FAQ
Q. What is this “Sub Pop Loser Edition”?
A. Back in the summer of 2011, we began doing the first pressing of each of our vinyl LPs on limited-edition colored vinyl. This version of our vinyl LPs we’ve decided to call the “Sub Pop Loser Edition.”
Q. Where can I get the Loser Edition of [this is where the name of an album would go] by [this is where the name of an artist would go]?
A. Loser Editions are available while supplies last at subpop.com and independent record stores throughout the U.S. They are also sometimes available directly from the bands at their shows.
Q. Can you tell me which record stores are currently carrying Loser Edition LPs?
A. We encourage you to call your local, independent record store to check their availability, as we can’t supply you with that information.
Q. How will I know a Loser Edition when I see it?
A. All Loser Edition LPs bear the handsome stickerized emblem above. Look for it! It is gold in color and, not coincidentally, bears the words “Loser” and “Edition,” among a few others.
Q. Why “Loser”?
A. It’s a long story…feel free to read it.
Q. Which releases have Loser Editions been made, and in what colors and quantities?
A. Here’s a list!
Fruit Bats, Tripper: 750/Light Blue
Mister Heavenly, Out of Love: 860/Mustard Yellow
Male Bonding, Endless Now: 750/Light Blue
Blitzen Trapper, American Goldwing: 1020/White
Dum Dum Girls, Only in Dreams: 1900/Light Pink
Still Corners, Creatures of an Hour: 840/White
Dntel, Life is Full of Possibilities: 900/2xLP 1 White, 1 Red
Shearwater, Animal Joy: 625/Red+Black
Memoryhouse, Slideshow Effect: 600/Light Violet
Spoek Mathambo, Father Creeper: 900/Blue+White
THEESatisfaction, awE naturalE: 1050/Brown
Father John Misty, Fear Fun: 850/Pink
Beach House, Bloom: 2400/White
King Tuff, King Tuff: 800/Red, White, & Blue Swirl
Jaill, Traps: 475/Green
Beachwood Sparks, The Tarnished Gold: 600/Tarnished Gold
Husky, Forever So: 550/White/Blue Swirl
Niki & The Dove, Instinct: 560/Clear
Poor Moon, Poor Moon: 810/Gold
The Helio Sequence, Negotiations: 850/Clear+Gold
Sera Cahoone, Deer Creek Canyon: 650/Brown Marble
Dum Dum Girls, End of Daze EP: 900/Clear