February 10, 2011 17:17

Dum Dum Girls cover The Smiths on Raveonettes-produced EP

Plus Californian quartet play UK and Ireland shows this spring

Dum Dum Girls cover The Smiths on Raveonettes-produced EP

Photo: Tom Oxley

Dum Dum Girls have reinterpreted The Smiths' classic 'There Is A Light That Never Goes Out' on their new EP.

Released on February 28, the four-track 'He Gets Me High' EP was produced by frontwoman Dee Dee alongside Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes, plus 1960s songwriter and Sire Records co-founder Richard Gottehrer.

Gottehrer also produced the band's debut album 'I Will Be'.

The rest of the EP is made up of original material, including the title track, 'Wrong Feels Right' and 'Take Care of My Baby'.

The Los Angeles-based band are due to tour the UK and Ireland this spring.

Dum Dum Girls play:

Manchester Deaf Institute (March 31)
Dublin Whelans (April 1)
Belfast Black Box (2)
Glasgow Stereo (3)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (4)
London Dingwalls (5)
Brighton Komedia (6)

To check the availability of Dum Dum Girls tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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