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Video released on March 8, 2017. From the forthcoming album In Spades, out on Sub Pop May 5, 2017.

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“Too Tough To Die” Import

The UK single for “Too Tough to Die” is now available as an import from Amazon.com. Geared to the completists in the house, the two track disc features the album versions of “Too Tough to Die” and “Hard Time Killing Floor.” → Too Tough to Die

Dulli Prefers NYC and NOLA

The Indianapolis Star has an article up titled “Music Cities, USA” in which artists praise their favorite places to play. Greg Dulli was one of those quoted. Greg Dulli, onetime member of the Afghan Whigs and current leader of the Twilight Singers, agrees with [Josh] Groban’s praise of New Orleans while differing from Jones on the influence of New York City. Basically, he says, he thrives on the action. “New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, and there’s music going on 24/7 down there,” he…

The OTHER Twilight Singers

STLToday.com has written a story on the flu vaccine shortage. Normally not big news, until you get toward the end of the article and find this gem: Barbara Smith, 71, said she is concerned about catching influenza at one of the many nursing homes and retirement villages where she and her singing group, the Twilight Singers, entertain. Somehow, I doubt they throw in a little Outkast or Judas Priest between songs.

MoonMaan.com

The website for Rick McCollum’s band Moon Maan has been relaunched. Head over to moonmaan.com and find out a bit about the band. There are currently four songs available for download. “Be Good to Me” is the hotness. Moon Maan’s next show is December 4 in St. Paul.

Twilight Singers on The World Cafe

The Twilight Singers will be the guests on The World Cafe with David Dye on December 1st. The World Cafe can be heard on more than 165 stations nationwide. You can find your local station by going to their website: http://worldcafe.org. Sirius satellite radio subscribers can hear the show on Sirius 108 at 10 p.m. The show was recorded October 12, as we told you before. via thetwilightsingers.com

Spain, Greece Dates Added

The following shows have been added to The Twilight Singers’ December tour. 12/15 – Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 12/17 – Athens, Greece – Gagarin 205 12/18 – Thessaloniki, Greece – Fix Club via thetwilightsingers.com

Lanegan on Nirvana Box

Gutter Twin and frequent Twilight Singers collaborator Mark Lanegan makes an appearance on the upcoming Nirvana box set. From Billboard.com Included are three Leadbelly covers recorded in August 1989 at Seattle’s Reciprocal Studios, with assistance from Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan and then-Trees drummer Mark Pickerel. Cobain had designs on forming a group around these players, to be named Jury or Lithium, but it never materialized. “When Lanegan was in the studio recording the [1990 album] “The Winding Sheet,” he was…

Mediacandy Updates

Former Twilight Singer Scott Ford has updated his photography portfolio at Mediacandy, including recent festival shots from New Orleans (Velvet Revolver, Pixies) and Twilight in Los Angeles. → Mediacandy New Twilight shots are in the photo section, slide 28. → Earlier Mediacandy post

Go Vote!

If you haven’t, yet – go out and vote! You’ve got 90 minutes on the east coast. When you get back, you can read this article inspired by the movie Ray at MTV.com, which mentions Backbeat as an example of a better-than-average music bio pick. Backbeat, of course, featured Greg Dulli as the voice of John Lennon. → Can’t they teach air guitar in acting school?

Dulli to Produce Klein

Excerpted from the One Little Indian press release: One Little Indian Recording Artist Jeff Klein will be heading to New Orleans in November to record the follow up to his critically acclaimed album Everybody Loves A Winner. Along for the ride this time will be Greg Dulli (Twilight Singers, Afghan Whigs) who will produce the forthcoming album with Mike Napolitano (Joseph Arthur,Blind Melon). “I want to make a dark, sexy record — who better to record with than Greg Dulli?” Klein commented. The still untitled…

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