Veruca Salt - “The Museum of Broken Relationships” (video) + Tour Dates

[24 April 2014]

By Enio Chiola

Something seriously dramatic happened with Veruca Salt back in 1998 that forced Nina Gordon to exit the band, leaving Louise Post all alone to take the helm. And while Nina’s solo career never felt like her, and Louise’s version of Veruca Salt did its best, there is no comparing the original quartet that rocked our little hearts with American Thighs and Eight Arms to Hold You.

Somehow, they managed to get over their shit and start playing together. “The Museum of Broken Relationships” is the first sampling of the newly reunited band. And what does it reveal? That they never lost that spark that propelled them as THE ‘90s grunge rock darlings. While the video is a simple studio take, it’s nice to see these ladies having so much fun together. The song itself is reminiscent of the doo-wop of American Thighs best tracks. Check out the song and the video below.

What I want to know now is, what the hell DID happen back then that created this 18-year hiatus in the first place!?


TOUR DATES
06/22 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
06/23 - Seattle, WA - The Tractor Tavern
06/24 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret
06/26 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
06/27 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy
07/09 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater
07/10 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom
07/11 - Cincinnati, OH - Bunbury Festival
07/12 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
07/13 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird
07/21 - Washington, DC - Black Cat
07/22 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
07/24 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
07/25 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
07/26 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall

Published at: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/181088-veruca-salt-the-museum-of-broken-relationships/