Hüsker Dü Press Releases
Flip Your Wig

SST preliminary notice of prospective summer releases, Jun 1985.




SST press release, Aug 1985.





































SST supplemental press release with projected tour dates, Oct 1985.




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[SST letterhead] SUBJECT: The new Husker Du releases CONTACT: Ray Farrell 6.13.85 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HÜSKER DÜ will have two new record releases out this summer. They will also release two promotional video clips, a full-length video- cassette, a new song on the SST compilation, "The Blasting Concept Vol. II", and a live segment on the SST videocassette compilation recorded during "the Tour" this spring in San Francisco. Also featured on this videocassette are the Minutemen, the Meat Puppets, Saccharine Trust and Swa. The records: SST 051 HÜSKER DÜ - Makes No Sense At All / Love Is All Around (Mary's Theme) 45 SST 055 HÜSKER DÜ - Flip Your Wig LP/CASS The release dates: SST 051 7" 45 released August 1, 19851 SST 055 LP/CASS released August 21, 19852 The 45 features a Bob Mould original A side, and a cover version of Sonny Curtis' "Love Is All Around (Mary's Theme)", which until now was known as the theme to "The Mary Tyler Moore Show". From MTM to WWF. HÜSKER DÜ is Bob Mould (guitar, vocals), Greg Norton (bass), and Grant Hart (drums, vocals). Three guys from the twin cities with one desire: to set people humming their tunes and then to kick their ass. For more information or materials call SST (213) 676-0110 and ask for Ray Farrell. Thank you.


1. Actual release was 15 Aug 1985 (see below)
2. Actual release was 14 Sep 1985 (see below)



[SST letterhead] CONTACT: RAY FARRELL HÜSKER DÜ BOOKING: DAVID SAVOY (612) 872-0646 Here it is! The new Hüsker Dü album. Most of you have already been smothered with copies of Hüsker Dü's press. So I don't have to tell you a whole lot here. "FLIP YOUR WIG" is Hüsker Dü's fifth album. The lp was preceded by the single "MAKES NO SENSE AT ALL"/"LOVE IS ALL AROUND". THE LINEUP: BOB MOULD- GUITAR, VOCALS GREG NORTON- BASS GRANT HART- DRUMS, VOCALS This album was produced by Bob Mould and Grant Hart in their hometown of Minneapolis. The Hüskers have just completed two videos for the "MAKES NO SENSE" single. The bands two previous lp's, "NEW DAY RISING" and "ZEN ARCADE" have been called "best albums" of their respective years by mmany critics. Enclosed please find recent articles about Hüsker Dü. Most of them have been culled from recent British press just before beginning a European tour. Color slides of Hüsker Dü are available.



[SST letterhead] 8.19.85 TO PRESS, RADIO, DISTRIBUTION, RETAIL: After spending many hours attempting to decipher the obscure signals filtering back through various channels from the far flung recording and production facilities it appears, to the best minds available that this is the SST Records release schedule through the remainder of 1985: * 7.14.85 SST 032 MINUTEMEN-1980--83 My First Bells CASS 10.98 * 8.01.85 SST 038 OVERKILL-Triumph of the Will LP (8.98) * " SST 041 WURM-Feast LP (8.98) * " SST 047 DOG-Tom Troccoli's Dog LP (8.98) * 8.15.85 SST 051 HUSKER DU-Makes No Sense At All 45 (1.98) * " SST 053 SWA-Your Future If You Have One LP/CASS (8.98) 9.01.85 SST 042 SAINT VITUS-The Walking Dead EP (UK release only) " SST 044 MEAT PUPPETS-In A Car 45 (1.98-reissue) 9.14.85 SST 045 BLACK FLAG-In My Head LP/CASS (8.98) " SST 051 HUSKER DU-Flip Your Wig LP/CASS (8.98) 10.01.85 SST 046 SACCHARINE TRUST-Worldbroken LP (8.98) " SST 052 SAINT VITUS-Hallow's Victim LP/CASS (8.98) " SST 054 ANGST-Lite Life LP (8.98) 10.14.85 SST 037 BLACK FLAG-The Process of Weeding Out EP/CASS (6.98) " SST 043 V.A.-THE BLASTING CONCEPT VOLUME II LP/CASS (8.98) " SST 058 MINUTEMEN-3 Way Tie (For Last) LP/CASS (8.98) 11.14.85 SST 048 SACCHARINE TRUST-We Became Snakes LP/CASS (8.98) *currently in release and available from our distributors.



[SST letterhead] CONTACT: RAY FARRELL HUSKER DU BOOKING: DAVID SAVOY (612) 872-0646 HUSKER DU "FLIP YOUR WIG" TOUR" FRI. OCT. 25- VANCOUVER, B.C.-NEW YORK THEATRE SAT. OCT. 26- SEATTLE, WA. GORILLA GARDENS SUN. OCT. 27- PORTLAND, OR. PINE ST. THEATRE TUE. OCT. 29- KEYSTONE. PALO ALTO, CA. WED. OCT. 30- STONE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. THU. OCT. 31- POMONA VALLEY COLLEGE, POMONA, CA. FRI. NOV. 1- CHARLIES OBSESSION BALLROOM, L.A., CA. SUN. NOV. 3- SALT LAKE CITY, UT. MON. NOV. 4- DENVER, CO. BLUE NOTE

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