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Dum Dum Girls Announce New Album “Too True”

Listen to New Track “Lost boys and Girls Club”

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On January 28, Dum Dum Girls will release their new album, Too True via Sub Pop. The full-lenght was recorded in frontwoman Dee Dee’s New York apartment, and in Hollywood at the East West Studios and Chateau Marmont. During the recording, Dee Dee suffered vocal issues, which she said, turned out to be a blessing.

Via press release, the singer/songwriter said the following:

“Truly one of those disguised blessings—the extra time was a gift. What initially felt like a retreat became a reawakening. These songs weren’t done at all! And so I worshipped at the tall pile of books I’d bought in Los Angeles, on topics and imagery I’d been consumed by and words that had resonated so deeply with me they felt like artistic collaborators: Rainer Maria Rilke, Anaïs Nin, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, Charles Baudelaire, Sylvia Plath; the punk poet singers Patti Smith and Lou Reed (who, like many I consider to be my spiritual parents); and finally, an admittedly unhealthy obsession with the Surrealists’ manifesto of desire.

Here it was spelled out for me: Desire as muse; Life as experiment; a miracle for every failure and vice-versa. I put pen to paper and I wrote, and then I sang. I sang into my own private microphone, in my tiny bedroom studio, with no one save my make-believe coconspirators to hear me, and no one to weight me with the looming pressure of inability. I was a woman possessed and my possession enabled me.”

Check out the lead single and Too True tracklist below. European/American tour dates will be announced shortly.


1. Cult of Love

2. Evil Blooms

3. Rimbaud Eyes

4. Are You Okay

5. Too True to Be Good

6. In the Wake of You

7. Lost Boys and Girls Club

8. Little Minx

9. Under These Hands

10. Trouble Is My Name



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