The incomparable Xiu Xiu will release Always on March 6th via Polyvinyl, on digital, CD and vinyl formats. The 12-track album will be released on white vinyl, and 500 limited edition copies of translucent pink vinyl will available through Polyvinyl mail order. To get fans geared up for the release, Xiu Xiu’s newest video, a dark and carnivalesque road trip-themed work for beat-heavy opening track “Hi”, was just premiered on Pitchfork. A collage poster of all the Xiu Xiu tattoos the band has collected from fans worldwide accompanies the LPs.

A Neo Tropical Companion, a book of haiku’s by Jamie Stewart being published by Uitgeverij, will also come out in March. A special “bundle purchase” of the book and album will be available through Polyvinyl as well.

Xiu Xiu will tour the world in support of Always starting this spring, with dates to come soon.