Aidin Vaziri | Jenny Lewis returns to San Francisco this week for two headlining shows at the Fillmore – on Thursday and Friday – playing songs from her most recent album, “Acid Tongue,” which sees the Rilo Kiley singer and former child star move away from the country tones of her previous releases and into weird garage rock, subversive soul and gospel punk. The record, which was released in September, also features guest spots by Elvis Costello, M. Ward, Zooey Deschanel, Jonathan Rice and the Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson. Sadly, that sequel to “Troop Beverly Hills” will have to wait.
Q: Do you think Gwen Stefani really wants to tour with No Doubt this summer, or does she just feel guilty?
A: I can’t speak for Gwen, but she seemed to be having a pretty good time with her solo records, and it seemed like she found her way. But then there’s something about having your gang with you. It’s like being in a mob.
Q: You’re definitely getting back together with Rilo Kiley after this, right?
A: No. I’m not definitely doing anything. I don’t know what’s going to happen, seriously. We’re going to put together a collection of B-sides and rarities.
Q: That’s a bad sign.
A: No. It’s sentimental for us to go through these songs that brought us together. After that, I’m not sure. I’m 33. There’s a biological clock ticking. Continue reading.