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CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry Discusses Internet Misogyny on England’s Channel 4 News

Every Open Eye Due Out September 25 via Glassnote

Aug 27, 2015 CHVRCHES
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Lauren Mayberry, frontwoman of Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES, has often spoken out against misogyny and the nasty sexist and sometimes violent Internet comments she has gotten from Internet trolls. She talks about it in our current cover story article on the band, for example. The band recently released a video for “Leave a Trace,” in which she wore a short dress, and the reaction from trolls was as strong as ever. Today she was interviewed by Cathy Newman for Channel 4 News in England about the subject. Watch below as she talks about her own personal experiences and what should be done about the problem.

In one chilling part, Mayberry reveals: “Somebody tweeted me the other day, ‘If you can’t learn to deal with this sort of shit, stick a gun in your mouth before the record even comes out. I have one and I’ll give it to you.’ Personally, that’s horrifying, if somebody put that through your door, you would go to the police with that.”

CHVRCHES are releasing their much-anticipated second album, Every Open Eye, on September 25 via Glassnote. They have already shared both a lyric video and a full on regular video for the album’s first single, “Leave a Trace,” as well as a remix of the song by Four Tet. The band has also previously shared a lyric video for “Never Ending Circle.”

Check out the Channel 4 News interview below, followed by the band’s tour dates. And don’t forget that CHVRCHES are on the cover of our brand new print issue. There’s an in-depth 8-page 5,600-word feature on the band in the issue.

CHVRCHES Tour Dates:

September 5 — Electric Picnic, Co. Laois, Ireland

September 12 — Lollapalooza Berlin, Germany

Sept. 25 - Sept. 27 — Boston, MA @ Boston Calling Festival

September 27 — Washington, DC @ Landmark Festival

September 29 — New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage

October 1 — Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory

October 4 — Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall

October 5 —Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall

October 7 — Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion

October 8 — Detroit, MI @ Masonic

October 10 — Minneapolis, MN @ Myth

October 13 — Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom

October 14 — Seattle, WA @ Paramount

October 17 — Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Auditorium

Oct.17 - Oct.18 — San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival

October 21 — Salt Lake City, UT @ Complex

October 22 — Denver, CO @ Fillmore

October 23 — Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater

October 24 —Chicago, IL @ Metro (WKQX Radio Show)

October 26 — Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom

October 27 — Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works

October 28 — Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore

October 30 — Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues Orlando

October 31 — St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Landing

November 5 — Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory

Nov. 6 - Nov. 8 — Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Festival

November 10 — Paris, France @ Trianon

November 12 — Hamburg, Germany @ Docks

November 13 — Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg

November 14 — Brussels, Belgium @ AB*

November 16 —Brighton, UK @ Brighton Dome

November 17 —Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy

November 19 —Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall

November 20 —Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall

November 21 —Newcastle, UK @ O2 Academy

November 23 —Aberdeen, UK @ Music Hall

November 24 —Dundee, UK @ Fat Sams

November 25 —Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy

November 27 —London, UK @ Alexandra Palace

(Via Pitchfork)



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