On May 3, Danish rock duo the Raveonettes will release their third Columbia Records album. Titled Pretty In Black, the 11 track album was produced by Sune Rose Wagner and Richard Gottehrer who were head knob twisters on the group's last release, Chain Gang Of Love. Former Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker, Ronnie Spector and Martin Rev of Suicide all guest on album.
The album's first single is titled "Love In A Trashcan" and it's currently available for download on the Apple iTunes store.
The Raveonettes will launch a North American tour to coincide with the release of Pretty In Black on April 26-27 with two shows at NYC's Mercury Lounge. The tour will take the band full circle across the continent, ending back in New York at Webster Hall on June 11. Read on for all the details.
Pretty In Black Track Listing:
"Seductress of Bums"
"Love in a Trashcan"
"My Boyfriend's Back"
"Here Comes Mary"
"Somewhere in Texas"
"You Say You Lie"
"Ode to L.A."
"If I Was Young"
Tour Dates (w/Autolux):
04.26.05 - New York, NY (Mercury Lounge)
04.27.05 - New York, NY (Mercury Lounge)
04.28.05 - Brooklyn, NY (Southpaw)
04.30.05 - Indio, CA (Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival)
05.03.05 - San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall)
05.06.05 - Portland, OR (Dante's)
05.10.05 - Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
05.11.05 - Chicago, IL (Double Door)
05.12.05 - Milwaukee, WI (Mad Planet)
05.13.05 - Indianapolis, IN (Patio)
05.14.05 - Nashville, TN (Exit/In)
05.17.05 - Austin, TX (the Parish)
05.19.05 - New Orleans, LA (Twiropa)
05.20.05 - Tallahassee, FL (Beta Bar)
05.22.05 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Culture Room)
05.25.05 - Athens, GA (40-Watt Club)
05.27.05 - Carrboro, NC (Cat's Cradle)
05.28.05 - Washington, DC (Black Cat)
05.29.05 - Baltimore, MD (Ottobar)
05.31.05 - Hoboken, NJ (Maxwell's)
06.01.05 - Philadelphia, PA (North Star Bar)
06.02.05 - Boston, MA (Paradise)
06.06.05 - Cleveland, OH (Beachland Ballroom)
06.07.05 - Newport, KY (Southgate House)
06.08.05 - Detroit, MI (Magic Stick)
06.09.05 - Millvale, PA (Mr. Small's Theatre)
06.10.05 - Buffalo, NY (Showplace Theatre)
06.11.05 - New York, NY (Webster Hall)