New Afghan Whigs: "See and Don't See" MP3

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Cincinnati’s favorite soul-influenced alt-rock band Afghan Whigs just reunited, and now they’re sharing their first recorded music in five years. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first – it’s not original material. That’s the only bad news, though: the band’s cover of classic soul diva Marie “Queenie” Lyons’ “See and Don’t See” is absolutely excellent. Frontman Greg Dulli’s voice and tender acoustic guitar are truly, hauntingly devastating as he reckons his way around Lyons’ existential lyrics: “If I ever face reality, that’ll be the end of me.” The band kick off a reunion tour with an appearance on Jimmy Fallon May 22 – stay tuned to see if they release any new music.

Afghan Whigs: "See And Don't See" // MP3


The Afghan Whigs Reunion Tour Dates

05-23 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom !
05-26 Landgraaf, Netherlands - Pinkpop
05-27 London, England - I'll Be Your Mirror Festival
05-29 Athens, Greece - Vox
05-31 Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound
06-02 Düdingen, Switzerland - Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival
06-04 Milan, Italy - Arena Fiera *
06-05 Bologna, Italy - Estragon
06-07 Rome, Italy - Ippodromo Delle Capannelle
06-09 Porto, Portugal - Optimus Primavera Sound
06-11 Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Den Atelier
06-12 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Paradiso
06-13 Brussels, Belgium - Cirque Royale
06-15 Tel Aviv, Israel - Barby
06-16 Tel Aviv, Israel - Barby
07-25 Melbourne, Australia - Hi-Fi Bar
07-26 Sydney, Australia - Factory Theatre
07-27 Byron Bay, Australia - Splendour in the Grass
08-03 Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
08-09 Oslo, Norway - Oya Festival
08-10 Goteborg, Sweden - Way Out West Festival
08-11 Rees-Haldern, Germany - Haldern Pop Festival
08-14 Warsaw, Poland - Palladium
08-15 Prague, Czech Republic - Lucerna
08-17 Hasselt, Belgium - Pukkelpop
09-22 Asbury Park, NJ - I’ll Be Your Mirror Festival
10-05 New York, NY - Terminal 5 $
! with Joseph Arthur
* with Soundgarden
$ with Eagles of Death Metal