The Ting Tings announce new single details

'Great DJ' set for early Shockwaves NME Award Tour release

The Ting Tings have announced they are the release their new single in March.

’Great DJ’ will hit the shelves on March 3, although the band hope to release the single early for the forthcoming Shockwaves NME Awards Tour.

The duo are set to hunt down old seven-inch records from their hometown Manchester, turn the sleeves inside out and will then create new handmade artwork for their single.


A very limited quantity of the single will available for sale during the tour, with more seven-inches singles being sold in shops after March 3.

The Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2008 -which features The Cribs, Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, Does It Offend You, Yeah? and The Ting Tings – calls at:

Belfast Mandela Hall (January 29)

Dublin Ambassador Theatre (30)

Glasgow Barrowland (February 1)

Manchester Academy (2)


Newcastle Carling Academy (3)

Lincoln Engine Shed (4)

Birmingham Carling Academy (6)

Liverpool University (7)

Leeds University (8, 9)

Sheffield Octagon (11)

Nottingham Rock City (12)

Norwich UEA (13)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (15)

Leicester University (16)

Oxford Carling Academy (17)

Bristol Carling Academy (19)

Cardiff University (20)

Portsmouth Pyramid (21)

London Brixton Academy (22)

To check ticket availability for the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2008 and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Meanwhile, the demo version of ‘Great DJ’ will be available on January 26 as a free download for a limited period through Bebo’s Free Single Saturday promotion in conjunction with iTunes available

The Shockwaves NME Awards 2008 are coming soon – and it’s time to have your say. Vote now by heading to NME.COM/awardsvote and you could win VIP tickets to the ceremony, which takes place in London on February 28.