Ex-HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist AUF DER MAUR: First Single Posted Online

January 7, 2004

Former HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf der Maur has posted the first single from her forthcoming solo album online in streaming audio.

The track, titled "Followed The Waves", can be heard at the following locations:

Windows Media: Low, High
Real Audio: Low, High

Auf Der Maur will release her self-titled debut album internationally on February 2, and in the U.K. on March 1 through Capitol Records. The single will precede the album in the U.K. on February 16. "Auf der Maur" will be in stores in the U.S. on May 4.

The CD, which was produced by MASTERS OF REALITY mainman Chris Goss at several studios, including Stratosphere in New York City (owned by former SMASHING PUMPKINS and current A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist James Iha),reportedly features guest appearances by Iha, former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-KYUSS axeman Josh Homme, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE bassist Nick Oliveri, A PERFECT CIRCLE/ex-MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-SCREAMING TREES singer Mark Lanegan, former HOLE/MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Samantha Maloney, and ex-ZWAN/A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lenchantin.

The complete track listing for "Melissa Auf Der Maur" is as follows:

01. Lightning Is My Girl
02. Followed The Waves
03. Real A Lie
04. Head Unbound
05. Taste You
06. Beast Of Honor
07. I'll Be Anything You Want
08. My Foggy Notion
09. Would If I Could
10. Overpower Thee
11. Skin Receiver
12. I Need I Want I Will

Melissa Auf der Maur will be supporting A PERFECT CIRCLE on a European tour this winter.

Confirmed dates are as follows:

Jan. 20 - Lisbon, POR @ Coliseum
Jan. 22 - Madrid, SPA @ La Rivierra
Jan. 23 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz
Jan. 25 - Milan, ITA @ Fila Forum
Jan. 26 - Zurich, SWI @ Volkshaus
Jan. 27 - Vienna, AUT @ Gasometer
Jan. 29 - Koln, GER @ LMH
Jan. 30 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013
Jan. 31 - Paris, FRA @ Zenith
Feb. 02 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy
Feb. 03 - London, UK @ Hammersmith
Feb. 04 - Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange
Feb. 06 - Glasgow, UK @ SECC
Feb. 07 - Manchester, UK @ Apollo
Feb. 08 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
Feb. 09 - Southampton, UK @ Guildhall

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