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February 25, 2000: "New"
from This Feeling Has Got To Stay

Adrian announced that the song "New" that will be on the Return of Saturn CD is not the same version that is on the Go Soundtrack. They reworked it so it is playable live.

February 23, 2000: European tour postponed
from the NDIFC

The European spring tour was set to kick off around the end of April. But now the plans have changed. No Doubt will return to the U.S., do their shows and then continue doing promotion for another few months. But don't get too dissapointed, the tour has not been cancelled, just postponed. The tour will happen, but instead of starting in April, it will start sometime around this summer.

February 21, 2000: "Ex-Girlfriend" single
from the NDIFC

The import single of "Ex-Girlfriend" (i.e. the one which will be released in the U.K. on March 6th) is going to be a 2 CD set and has the following songs on it:

1. Ex-Girlfriend - radio edit
2. Leftovers
3. Ex-Girlfriend - video

1. Ex-Girlfriend - album version
2. Big Distraction
3. Full Circle

February 17, 2000: MuchMusic

No Doubt is featured artist on MuchMusic

February 16, 2000: "Ex-Girlfriend" video

Today was the premiere of the video for "Ex-Girlfriend" on The Music Factory (TMF), the Dutch MTV. It probably won't take long before it's released to the radio.

For some articles on No Doubt's new album and tour go to VH1.com

February 14, 2000: "Ex-Girlfriend" release date for Europe
from Mike Best

"Ex-Girlfriend" is to be released on March 6th in the U.K. 

February 13, 2000: Release date
from the NDIFC

Ok, we can't be right all the time!! Unlike previous posts said, the album will still be out on April 11th.

No Doubt is stopping by MuchMusic this Monday at 4:00pmET. More info here.

February 9, 2000: Release dates and tour dates
from the NDIFC and the UNDUKFC and nodoubt.com

The US release date for the new album "Return of Saturn" has been pushed back one week. The new release date is April 18th 2000. The European release of the single "Ex-Girlfriend" is expected in early March.

No Doubt tour dates:
with special guests Suicide Machines.

Friday March 24 Chicago, IL Rivera Theater ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 10am
Saterday March 25 Pontiac, MI Clutch Cargo's ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 10am
Monday March 27 Toronto, ONT The Guvernment ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ Noon
Wednesday March 29 Boston, MA Avalon Ballroom ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 11am
Thursday March 30 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory ON SALE Friday Feb 25 @ 3pm
Saterday April 1 Atlanta, GA Roxy Theater ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 10am
Monday April 3 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live  ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 10am
Wednesday April 5 Washington, DC 9:30 Club ON SALE Saturday Feb 26 @ 10am
Thursday April 6 New York, NY Roseland
Friday April 14 Universal City, CA Universal Amphitheater
Saterday April 15 San Francisco, CA Warfield

February 6, 2000: Upcoming appearances
from nodoubt.com

Here's a list of some upcoming No Doubt appearances:
February 4, 2000: New album
E n t e r t a i n m e n t  W e e k l y  O n l i n e 

Ska's the Limit
A peek inside No Doubt's new album. Gwen Stefani tells EW Online about pondering Saturn and growing up

by Chris Willman

The title of the upcoming No Doubt album, ''Return of Saturn'' (due April 11), refers to the 29- year cycle that it takes the ringed planet to circle the sun. Astrology buffs believe this planetary boomerang helps explain why some folks become particularly self- analytical as their 30th birthday approaches. So you don't have to be Jeanne Dixon to figure out that singer Gwen Stefani recently turned the big three- oh.

''We ended up calling the album 'Return of Saturn' because on a personal level, from age 28 to now - - the time frame of the making of this album - - was really hard,'' Stefani tells EW Online. ''I was like, 'God, what's wrong with me, who am I?,' going through this whole evaluation of who I was in different stages of life and which one's real.''

Fans may feel like Saturn has been around the sun once or twice since the group's last album, ''Tragic Kingdom,'' came out. It's only been five years, but that's close enough to 29 when measured in ephemeral pop- music, fickle- fan years. ''I think there's a question that we may have lost some of the momentum we built up off the last record,'' admits bassist Tony Kanal, ''but all in all this is a much better way to approach it, cutting the right record and putting it out when it was ready. I'm glad we made that commitment to take our time and stuck to it.'' In fact, the first single, ''Ex- Girlfriend,'' which was just released to radio, was ''a last- minute addition to the record,'' Kanal explains. ''We needed one more up- tempo song to balance it out.''

The fact that the album has so many mid- tempo tunes indicates that there'll be no getting around the M- word this time: Matured. Stefani pines for a ''Simple Kind of Life'' in one song and begs someone to ''Marry Me'' in another. Is this the SoCal party band fans used to know and love? ''Being a party band is great,'' Kanal allows. ''Making people happy is the bottom line. But these are very real, intense, sincere lyrics. They're coming from Gwen's heart. I think people will latch onto that when they realize how real it is.''

Stefani agrees that her fans will probably follow her on her journey into lyrical adulthood: ''What I've learned is that I'm like a standard mold, because it seems just from touring and meeting people and having them respond to the music, for some reason they really respond to what I respond to. And maybe the same people that liked our last record are a few years older, like I am, you know what I mean? So hopefully they can grow with us.''

Musical growth was on the agenda too. ''We made sure we went through lots of painful avenues'' in the recording process, Stefani says, including trying out a couple of different producers before settling on Glen Ballard, of Alanis Morissette fame. But he didn't get quite as involved as he's famous for on other projects. ''We didn't really do any songwriting with him,'' Stefani says. ''This record was a chance for us to prove that we could get better as songwriters. It was weird to think that you could just kind of cheat and go, 'Hey, Glen, what would you write right here?' Because the guy is an amazing songwriter. But he pretty much was the team leader and helped us all get along with each other and'' - - perhaps most importantly - - ''made us finish.''

But don't expect too much on the old- fashioned ska front that first made the quartet famous. ''It's really hard to pigeonhole us now,'' says Kanal. ''In the past people have thrown us into the ska or new wave [camps], trying to put different labels on us. I understand how people feel the need to do that. But as far as I'm concerned, I think we're just a true American rock band.'' Hey, that has a... ring to it.

February 3, 2000: Ex-Girlfriend video
from nodoubt.com

February 3 - From the Ex-Girlfriend video set - check it out on MTV Feb 7th!The new video will be in the same style as Gwen's hair and clothes as she is used to wearing it the last months. In other words: PINK, PINK, PINK!!