South coast purveyors of all things polka-dotted, The Pipettes, will release their debut album this July.
Becki (grrr), Rose and Gwenno will let loose the 14-track We Are The Pipettes on July 17th, through Memphis Industries. Included are the singles 'Your Kisses Are Wasted On Me' and 'Dirty Mind'. That 'ABC' song from a long out-of-print seven-inch is included, too, which is good cos it's TOP.
The band's next single, 'Pull Shapes', precedes the album on June 3rd.
Here's them songs in the order in which they, um, run...
1 'We Are The Pipettes'
2 'Pull Shapes'
3 'Why Did You Stay?'
4 'Dirty Mind'
5 'It Hurts to See you Dance So Well'
7 'A Winter’s Sky'
8 'Your Kisses Are Wasted On Me'
9 'Tell Me What You Want'
10 'Because It’s Not Love (But It’s Still A Feeling)'
12 'One Night Stand'
14 'I Love You'
The Pipettes play a bundle of dates pretty soon, appearing at the Great Escape event in Brighton on May 19th and at the Dot 2 Dot Festival in Nottingham on May 29th. They then head out on a July tour, around the time of the album's release, which looks like this...
1 BARCELONA Faraday Festival
3 LONDON Cargo
4 SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
5 BOURNEMOUTH Opera House
6 LEICESTER Charlotte
7 STOKE ON TRENT The Underground
8 VICE 24-HOUR FESTIVAL Stanway House, Cotswolds
10 MANCHESTER Late Rooms
12 GLASGOW King Tut's
13 ABERDEEN Tunnels
14-16 LATITUDE FESTIVAL Southwold
22 PARIS Park of Paris
29 LONDON Clapham Common (Ben & Jerry's Festival)