Aug 212011
 

*Lowe announces North American release of Evolver and US Tour*

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*******CHICAGO****, IL**** (AUGUST. 21, 2011) —* Swedish alternative band Lowe and WTII Records, LLC announce the release of Lowe’s third album, Evolver, on September 13th. Lowe’s sound can be described as pop noir, melancholic and electronic pop. Blending elements of synthpop, electronic rock and indie rock, the albums first two singles, “Mirage” and “Breathe In Breathe Out” shot straight to the top of the iTunes alternative charts in Europe and look to garner the same success in **North America**. Other tracks like “Forever” and “EdT” showcases the bands more melodic side mixing layers of synths with harmonious vocals. Over the years Lowe has received comparisons to New Order, A-ha, Keane and Camoflauge. View the video for the song “Mirage” here: http://youtu.be/wIh1hfpLsAo

In support of this release, Lowe will hit the road in September touring their native **Sweden** and then venture overseas in October to continue the Evolver Tour with shows in the ****US****. A list of confirmed tour dates is below:

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EVOLVER TOUR 2011:****

September 13 **SWEDEN**, ****Stockholm**** (Pet Sounds Bar)****

September 24 ****SWEDEN****, Linköping (Nuclear Nation)****

October 13 **USA**, ****Chicago**, **IL**** (Darkroom)****

October 14 **USA**, ****Columbus**, **OH**** (The Shrunken Head)****

October 15 **USA**, ****Pittsburgh**, **PA**** (31st Street Bar)****

October 16 **USA**, ****Philadelphia**, **PA**** (Starlight Ballroom)****

October 17 **USA**, ****New York**, **NY**** (Real Radio Show)****

October 19 **USA**, ****New York**, **NY**** (R Bar)****

October 21 **USA**, ****Portland**, **ME**** (Asylum)****

October 22 **USA**, ****New Haven**, **CT**** (Elm Bar)****

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LOWE HIGHLIGHTS: • LOWE’s debut single “The Vanishing” was released in 2003, and since then LOWE has released the critically-acclaimed albums “Tenant”, “Tenant Remixed” and “Kino International”. LOWE’s third album “Evolver” will be released September 13, 2011. • LOWE have performed in several major markets like New York, Ottawa, London, Athens, Sofia, Berlin, Stockholm, Istanbul, Kiev and Moscow and have done multiple tours in Eastern Europe. • LOWE’s previous albums were recognized as “Album of the Month” by German, Russian, American and Italian music press. • LOWE has appeared on several TV shows with an estimated viewership of 100 million people. • LOWE has been recognized as the “Best Rock Act” and “Best Newcomer” at Scandinavian Alternative Music Awards. • LOWE has had several Top 20 hits in **Europe**; A 1000 Miles, Ahead of Our Time, The Vanishing. • Billboard Magazine praised LOWE in the May 2009 issue. • LOWE’s bass player Rickard, is the son of world famous ABBA musician Rutger Gunnarsson.

MEMBERS: Leo Josefsson (vocals), Rickard Gunnarsson (bass guitar & backing vocals) and Tobias Ersson (synthesizer & machines).****

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