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The Kills Announce Acoustic EP for 15th Anniversary, Share Cover of Rihanna’s “Desperado”

Echo Home - Non-Electric EP Due Out June 2

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In honor of the 15th anniversary of their first release, The Kills (Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince) have announced a new EP, Echo Home - Non-Electric EP, that consists of acoustic versions of some of their previous songs, as well as a cover of Rihanna‘s “Desperado.” The EP is being released digitally and on 10-inch vinyl on June 2 and was recorded in a stripped down session at New York’s Electric Lady Studios. They have shared video of them performing their cover of “Desperado,” which you can watch below. Also below are the EP’s tracklist and cover art, as well as the band’s upcoming tour dates.

The EP includes acoustic versions of two tracks from the duo’s last album, 2016’s Ash & Ice, “Echo Home” and “That Love.” There’s also an acoustic version of “Wait,” originally found on the band’s first ever release, Black Rooster EP, which was released on Dim Mak in 2002 and thus celebrates its 15 year anniversary on May 28th.

Echo Home - Non-Electric EP Tracklist:

Echo Home 10-inch EP:

A1. Echo Home (acoustic)
A2. Desperado (acoustic) (Rihanna cover)
B1. Wait (acoustic)
B2. That Love (acoustic)

Echo Home Digital EP:

1. Echo Home (album version)
2. Echo Home (acoustic)
3. Desperado (acoustic) (Rihanna cover)
4. Wait (acoustic)
5. That Love (acoustic)

The Kills Tour Dates:

Sat May 27 || Liverpool, UK || Liverpool Sound City
Sunday May 28 || Margate, UK || Margate Wonderland
Tues May 30 || London, UK || Shepherds Bush Empire
Fri June 2 || Saint-Brieuc, France || Art Rock Festival
Sat June 3 || Saint-Laurent-De-Cuves, France || Papillons De Nuit Festival
Tues June 6 || Prague, Czech Republic || Roxy
Wed June 7 || Liepzig, Germany || Taubchenthal
Fri June 9 || Copenhagen, Denmark || Vega
Sat June 10 ||Aarhus, Denmark || Northside Festival
Tues June 13 || Munich, Germany || Olympic Stadium *
Fri June 16 || London, UK || London Stadium *
Sat June 17 || London, UK || London Stadium *
Sat June 24 || Athens, Greece || Ejekt Festival
Mon June 19 || Helsinki, Finland || Rock The Beach #
Wed June 21 || Riga, Latvia || Lucavsala Island #
Thurs June 29 || Gydnia, Poland || Open’er
Sun July 2 || Werchter, Belgium || Rock Werchter
Fri July 7 || Lisbon, Portugal || Nos Alive
Mon July 10 || Montreaux, Switzerland || Montreaux Jazz Festival
Wed July 12 || Dour, Belgium || Dour Festival
Sun July 16 || Berlin, Germany || Melt Festival
Sat August 12 || Bucharest, Romania || Summer Well Festival
Tues August 15 || Budapest, Hungary || Sziget Festival
Thurs August 17 || Gampel, Switzerland || Open Air Gampel
Sat August 19 || Zagreb, Croatia || Tvornica Kulture
Fri August 25 || Charleville Mezières, France || Cabaret Vert
Sat August 26 || Paris, France || Rock En Seine
Tues September 19 || Porto Alegre, Brazil || Anfiteatro Parque (Outdoor) %
Thurs September 21 || Rio, Brazil || Rock In Rio
Sat September 23 || Sao Paulo, Brazil || Allianz Parque %

* = with Guns ‘N’ Roses
# = with Foo Fighters
% = with Bon Jovi

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