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Kristen Hersh signs to Fire Records

By | Published on Wednesday 23 May 2018

Kristen Hersh

Kristen Hersh has signed a deal with Fire Records to release her new album, ‘Possible Dust Clouds’, in the UK. The news comes as she prepares to tour these shores next month.

“I’m THRILLED to find some likeminded teammates in the shifting paradigm of the recording industry”, says Hersh of her new label. “Together, we can do a lot more damage than we could ever pull off alone, and damage is what’s called for when an old guard is falling. This is gonna be a swell party”.

She’s right, Fire Records would really struggle to do any damage at all if it didn’t sign any artists. Though maybe a don’t-sign-any-artists-and-still-try-to-do-some-damage approach is the sort of out-of-the-box thinking this new paradigm needs.

Anyway, from the album, this is ‘LAX’: