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Farmclub put up pictures and a 50 sec. videoclip of No Doubt performing "Ex-Girlfriend" live on their show.
No Doubt may join the lineup for an upcoming benefit concert
for the family of late Social Distortion guitarist Dennis Danell. click here
for more on this.
This week "Ex-Girlfriend" is Alarmschijf on the
Dutch Radio 538. This means that is is on very high rotation, it is played once
every 2 hours.
Friday No Doubt was on the BBC program "Top Of The
Pops" and performed "Ex-Girlfriend" live. It must have been a recorded
performance in the TOTP studios, because No Doubt have started their tour. As
you can see in the picture, Gwen's hair is not just pink anymore, but she also
used some white/yellow.
No Doubt are famous for two reasons: the worldwide megasmash
that was 'Don't Speak' and having a bass player with the oddest surname in rock
(if you must ask, it's Kanal). There's been a lot of speculation that the
Ex-Girlfriend is about Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, who used to 'step-out' with
Gwen Stefani. However, she recently appeared on stage with Bush at a recent gig,
so the most you could say about the couple is that they're only toe-deep in bad
blood. Forgive and forget eh? If only Robbie and Liam could be so mature.
The No Doubt site is undergoing some changes and the new site
will be online soon. If they are going to make it pink, Gwen has to leave her hair
pink for a while! The old site is still there though. Starting today, you
can download an exclusive track from the site
No Doubt will be performing this weekend on MTV's Spring Break
See them perform "Ex-Girlfriend":
Friday 3/24 @ 3:30 PM & 12:30 AM
Saturday 3/25 @ 9:30 AM
Sunday 3/26 @ 9:00 AM
Also, on Sunday @ 12:00 AM you can see them perform "Bathwater"
Did you know....that Gavin is the richest Brittish artist
under 40 years? He has about 11 million pounds (17.2 million dollars) on his
"Ex-Girlfriend" entered the Dutch Top 40 at 34.
There is some confusion (at least on my side) about the exact
track listing of the new album. The official site and also the official No
Doubt online store list "Big Distraction" as track 10, while in fact
"Comforting Lie" is track 10 and "Big Distraction" is on the
European album as track 15 track and not on the U.S. album at all. Also, the
promo CD lists "Bathwater"and "Simple Kind Of Life" as track
2 and 3 respectively, when it is the other way around.
"Return of Saturn" will not only be released as a
regular album, but also as a limited edition CD with an enhanced section and a
sparkly 10" vinyl.
There will be a secret track on the "Return of
Saturn" album, an instrumental version of "Too Late". "Big
Distraction" will probably be a bonus track on the European album, because
it is not on the European "Ex-Girlfriend" single.
Today Tom posted that they have already made a video for their
second single of the new album, "Simple Kind Of Life". A possible
release date is yet unknown.
In Japan the new album will be released with a bonus track. I don't know what this track will be, but it will not be on the U.S. or European album.
Today the single was released in the U.K., it will also be
released in the Netherlands (I went to the store today but they didn't
have it yet) and in Australia.
Famed pop/hip-hop producer Rodney Jerkins currently is remixing No Doubt's single, "Ex-Girlfriend," he said on Thursday (March 9). The idea for the remix was generated in a conversation between Jerkins and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine. "I told him it would be incredible if No Doubt could get played in a club or on an urban station, because they're just a hot band," Jerkins said. "I asked him if I could take a crack at it and he said, 'No doubt.' It's going to be pretty wild. Everybody's going to be pretty shocked." Jerkins recently produced Britney Spears' cover of the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and several songs with Michael Jackson. No Doubt's management said there are no plans yet to release the song.
"Return of Saturn" vinyl
You can already order a vinyl pressing of "Return of Saturn" at CDNOW
Gavin Rossdale got a bit of help when Bush took the stage in
Manchester, England Tuesday night as his girlfriend, No Doubt singer Gwen
Stefani, joined the band.
Stefani joined Bush during the group's set at Manchester, England's Academy, marking the first time that Gavin and Gwen have performed together onstage. The No Doubt singer lent her talents to "Spacetravel," a song that she provided backing vocals for on Bush's album "The Science Of Things."
The Manchester gig also marked the end of Bush's recent European tour and was carried live on the Internet at dotmusic.com. The show has been archived and will be available on the site for the next two weeks.
NO. They are not braking up, read Tom's post on the official site:
"[...]Regarding the rumor going around that we're
breaking up; it's not true. No Doubt is not breaking up. A number of journalists
have speculated about this recently when we explained to them that we approached
the making of "Return of Saturn" as if it were our last album. By this
we meant that wanted to give it everything we had and in turn make it the best
it could be. We have had no discussions within the band about hanging it up
after this album. We are excited about getting out there and playing these new
songs for everyone. See you soon.
No Doubt is featured artist on this site. You can watch some videclips from an interview No Doubt did. This interview will be on MuchMusic on March 14.
New tunes such as "Ex-
Stefani admitted to the crowd that "we haven't practiced very much." It didn't matter. The 500-
NME has written an article which hopefully will never come
true. Read it here
They also state that the "Ex-Girlfriend" single will be released in the U.K. on March 13.
Please vote for No Doubt on the Dutch radio station, go here