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!! OMG, download a new Hunx and His Punx song: "Lovers Lane" !!


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Hunx and His Punx mastermind Seth Bogart landed on our gayest songs of 2010 list with his cry-in-the-dark club anthem "Can A Man Hear Me?" (If there's a 'dingo ate my baby joke' in there somewhere, I can't think of one.) This year he's prepping his debut album Too Young To Be In Love with an new all-girl backing band dubbed the "Punkettes". The first song off the album "Lovers Lane" rides the girl group revival vibe, complete with spoken word lyrics and a nod to the "Be My Baby" drum intro. Check it out below.

Too Young To Be In Love is out March 29 on Hardly Art. North American tour dates after the jump.

Hunx and His Punks spring 2011 tour dates:

Feb 26 - San Francisco, CA @ Regency Grand Ballroom *
April 2 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill $
April 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Echo $
April 9 - San Diego, CA @ Tin Can
April 10 - Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress $
April 12 - Austin, TX @ Emos (inside) $
April 13 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgeralds (downstairs) # $
April 14 - New Orleans, LA @ Spellcaster Lodge $
April 15 - Atlanta, GA @ Atlanta Mess Around at The Earl
April 16 - Nashville, TN @ The End % $
April 17 - Charlotte, NC @ Milestone Club $
April 18 - Durham, NC @ Duke Coffee House $
April 19 - Baltimore, MD @ Golden West $
April 20 - New York, NY @ Cake Shop $
April 21 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie $
April 22 - Swarthmore, PA @ Olde Club at Swarthmore College $
April 23 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands $
April 24 - Boston, MA @ TT the Bear's $
April 26 - Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa $
April 27 - Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern $
April 28 - Detroit, MI @ The Old Miami $
April 29 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle $
April 30 - Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club $
May 1 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry $
May 3 - Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium $
May 4 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown Jr $
May 5 - Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar $
May 7 - Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive $

* - Noise Pop show w/ Best Coast, Wavves
$ - w/ Shannon & the Clams
# - free!
% - w/ JEFF the Brotherhood, Heavy Cream



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» posted by Kevin on Tuesday, February 8, 2011
comments: 3 | category: Musical |


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Aly, you do realise that whats a girl to do sampled the song 'Be my Baby' from the 1960's right?
Both that song and this song seems to be pretty much an ode to girl gang vocals from that era, this one has an especially Shangri-Las feel to it.
But yes, technically both Hunx and his Punx and Bat for Lashes have 'stolen' a sample - but it's more of an ode than a sample.

» posted by danny | February 11, 2011 1:21 PM
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Did they sample What's A Girl To Do by Bat for Lashes...or steal it?

» posted by Aly | February 9, 2011 7:31 PM
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LOVE THIS! Its so romantic i have FULL BODY FEELINGS! I'm so lonely all of a sudden....

» posted by Kevin H | February 8, 2011 1:01 PM
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