April 26, 2010 10:55

Republica to reform for gigs and 'Ready To Go' reissue

Nineties band to re-release single later this year

Republica to reform for gigs and 'Ready To Go' reissue

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Republica have announced they are to reform for gigs and to reissue their 1996 hit 'Ready To Go'.

The band, who split in 2003 and include frontwoman Saffron Sprackling, are set to release a new recording of 'Ready To Go' to mark their reunion. They will also play UK festivals and gigs - details of the shows are yet to be announced.

Originally released in 1996, 'Ready To Go' reached Number 13 in the UK singles chart. The new version is out on June 7.

Since the band split Sprackling has worked as a guest vocalist with acts including The Prodigy and The Cure.

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