Ex-Q And Not U Singer Releases LP, Tours

Ris Paul Ric, A.K.A. Christopher Paul Richards and the ex-guitarist/singer from the now defunct band Q And Not U, is releasing a brand new debut album on November 1. The LP, titled Purple Blaze, will be released on Academy Fight Song. It was recorded in Ottawa, Ontario last January with Producer / electronic musician Tim Hecker on board. Most of the new songs were written by Richards in his Washington DC bedroom while his band, Q And Not U, were on hiatus from the extensive touring for which they became known. In addition to the new album, Ris Paul Ric is also currently on tour starting today and ending in December. For more information, and to sample a few of the tracks, click here.

Tracklist for Purple Blaze:
01. “Purple Blaze”
02. “Hanging From The Grapevines”
03. “Run Up Wild On Me”
04. “D y C n”
05. “Colonialism”
06. “The Sleeparound”
07. “Up In My Window”
08. “Demo Was A Runaway”
09. “P l B z”
10. “I Wish You Love Me”
11. “Valerie Teardrop”
12. “Daft Young Cannibals”

Tour Dates For Ris Paul Ric:
10.21.05 - Salt Lake City, UT (Kilby Court)
10.23.05 - Seattle, WA (SS Marie Antoinette)
10.24.05 - Calgary, AB (Broken City)
10.25.05 - Vancouver, BC (Media Club)
10.26.05 - Portland, OR (Acme)
10.28.05 - Oakland, CA (Mama Buzz Café)
10.30.05 - Los Angeles, CA (The Smell)
11.01.05 - Anaheim, CA (Chain Reaction)
11.02.05 - Phoenix, AZ (Modified)
11.03.05 - Albuquerque, NM (The Launchpad)
11.04.05 - Oklahoma City, OK (The Electric Chair)
11.05.05 - Austin, TX (Church of the Friendly Ghost)
11.07.05 - Athens, GA (Caledonia Lounge)
11.08.05 - Chapel Hill, NC (Wetlands Dancehall)
11.10.05 - New York, NY (Knitting Factory)
11.11.05 - Boston, MA (Mass College Of Art)
11.14.05 - Washington, DC (Black Cat)
11.20.05 - Brooklyn, NY (Sound Fix Records in store)
12.02.05 - Philadelphia, PA (The Starlite Ballroom with Ted Leo)

Ex-Q And Not U Singer Releases LP, Tours