Covers EP

In a recent letter to the Twilight Singers M80 Team, Greg Dulli gave some more info on the upcoming Twilight Singers covers EP, titled “She Loves You.” The band is set to begin recording on March 11 and the EP is scheduled for a summer release date. Tracklisting: Strange Fruit (Billy Holiday) Ain’t Nobody (Chaka Khan) Too Tough to Die (Martina Topley-Bird) A Love Supreme (Coltrane) Please Stay (Marvin Gaye) Cloudbusting (Kate Bush) Real Love (Mary J Blige) Summertime (Gershwin) The band had previously recorded…

More Tour Info

The Twilight Singers’ publicist has issued an updated press release concerning the March 2004 tour. Of note: More West Coast Dates TBA John Nooney will continue on as keyboardist And the big news (emphasis mine): the twilight singers have overhauled the set-list since their Fall ’03 tour and this time around the show will include some of cover versions that are slated for inclusion on the “she loves you” EP that the group are recording in March for a Summer ’04 release on One Little…

KCRW Reminder

A friendly reminder that the Twilight Singers will be on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11AM PST today. >> Twilight Singers Performance Details Update Set 1: Martin Eden Esta Noche Teenage Wristband Number Nine (with Mark Lanegan) Set 2: Papillon Decatur St Black is the Color Strange Fruit (Billy Holliday cover)

Confirmed ’04 Dates

All dates and venues below (with the exception of San Francisco) have been confirmed in a press release issued by The Twilight Singers’ PR firm. Orlando, FL 3/27/04 – The Social Atlanta, GA 3/28/04 – Smith’s Olde Bar Carrboro, NC 3/29/04 – Cat’s Cradle Baltimore, MD 3/30/04 – Fletcher’s Bar & Grill Philadelphia, PA 4/1/04 – North Star Bar Boston, MA 4/2/04 – Paradise Rock Club Brooklyn, NY 4/3/04 – Warsaw Columbus, OH 4/5/04 – Little Brother’s Newport, Kentucky 4/6/04 – Southgate House Chicago, IL…

Twilight Singers on KCRW

The Twilight Singers will be stopping by KCRW’s show Morning Becomes Eclectic for an in-studio performance and interview on March 5th. MBE airs from 9am – 12pm Pacific time, and performances usually start around 11:20. If you can’t get KCRW on your radio, you can tune in online for a live stream: http://www.kcrw.com

Voxhall Photos

You can see a whole lotta of the Twilight Singers’ Voxhall performance at: http://gallery.chrillesen.dk/2004/01-19-2/.

Round 2 Confirmed

The Twilight Singers will kick off “Round 2,” the second leg of their US tour in late March, running through April. The stint will consist of around 20 shows. Dates to follow soon.

Michael Horrigan’s “Soul Power”

The Detroit Free Press has an article about The Soul Power Experience Unlimited Band, a Detroit area James Brown covers act. One of the two drummers in the project is former Afghan Whig Michael Horrigan. Horrigan joined the Afghan Whigs for the 1965 album, and played bass in the first live incarnation of the Twilight Singers. Horrigan joined the Twilight Singers on stage in Newport Kentucky at their show in 2003. The Experience’s next gig is Saturday at Small’s, 10339 Conant, Hamtramck. 313-873-1117. Doors at…

McCollum at SXSW

Rick McCollum, former guitarist for the Afghan Whigs, will be performing at Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival this year. His date is Friday, March 19 at 9:00 PM at Hole in the Wall (2538 Guadalupe St.). Artist description from SXSW.com: one of the original members from the Afghan Whigs from 86 to 00 this new quartet by the name of MOONMAN goes from GTR/THEREMIN improv to rock pop of singles -currently preparing to record in April looking for booking /promotion/ management Date and…

Lanegan Leaves Queens

Mark Lanegan, guest vocalist on the Twilight Singers Blackberry Belle, and partner with Greg Dulli on The Gutter Twins project, has left the Queens of the Stone age. “Mark is officially no longer playing with Queens of the Stone Age so as to devote more time to his own band,” read a statement from Lanegan’s camp. Lanegan’s new solo album, Bubblegum, will be released in the spring. His recent EP, Here Comes that Weird Chill, includes an appearance by Dulli.

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