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Lee And Nancy Get Gothic Makeover

Lee And Nancy Get Gothic Makeover

The Lee Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra classic ‘Summer Wine’ has been given a gothic makeover by goth metaller Ville Valo and Polish singer Natalia Avelon.

‘Summer Wine’ originally appeared on the 1996 Reprise album ‘Nancy In London,’ and was just one of many commercially successful duets with Lee Hazlewood.

The new version of the track by goth-metal band HIM's enigmatic frontman Ville Valo and Avelon is feautured in a forthcoming German film Das Wilde Liben (English title: Eight Miles High) - a biopic about German model and sixties sex symbol Uschi Obermaier.

HIM began their career as a covers band their debut studio album contained pop-metal versions of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" and Blue Öyster Cult's "(Don't Fear) The Reaper".

‘Summer Wine’ is due for release on February 27 through Reprise.

A trailer for Eight Miles High, which is yet to be scheduled for a UK release, can be viewed at by clicking here


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