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

The '90s are back! With Meshell Ndegeocello, Courtney Love, Tori Amos and now Veruca Salt all on the cusp of releasing new records this year, this '90s music fanboy's heart is about to explode.

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

RATING 8 / 10
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