“The Good Ones – Bazzin’ comeback single from the artrock duo who were doing it before it was cool” NME
With a new single The Good Ones and their highly anticipated second album No Wow set for release in February 7th and 21st respectively, The Kills play their first UK headlining tour since March 2002 with dates in January/February 2005.
The band are currently previewing tracks from No Wow on tour in Japan, following a club tour of the U.S where the audience at their gig at LA’s Troubadour attracted the likes of Michael Stipe, Courtney Love, Ha Mar Superstar and legendary LA Times critic Bob Hilburn.
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The UK tour takes in eleven cities and sees them play London’s Electric Ballroom on February 9th. Tickets are on sale now with full list of dates as follows:
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JANUARY 30th, OXFORD, Zodiac; 31st, BRIGHTON, Concorde; FEBRUARY 1st, LEEDS, Cockpit; 2nd, NEWCASTLE, Uni Global; 4th, LIVERPOOL, Academy; 5th, GLASGOW, Oran Mor; 6TH, ABERDEEN, Lemon Tree; 8th, MANCHESTER, Academy 2; 9th, LONDON, Electric Ballroom; 11TH, NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms; 12th, SHEFFIELD, Leadmill.
The first single from No Wow, aptly titled The Good Ones, tells a familiar tale. Adapted from a Kills diary entry, the song catalogues the craving for and consequent desperate pursuit of that elusive good time. With a nod to late 70’s New York, when the hedonism and excess of disco eclipsed a thriving punk scene, The Good Ones evokes thoughts of Studio 54 in it’s hey day, but it’s message remains relevant today. A drum machine sets off a repetitive disco beat, Jamie’s nagging guitar riff drives the melody and the lyrics spell out that endless search for thrills with the incessant chorus, “Did you get the real good ones? Did you get the good ones?” …..It’s a track that’s set to soundtrack many a party over the coming months…