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Jesus And Mary Chain Annouce Special Support Act

Jesus And Mary Chain Annouce Special Support Act

The Jesus & Mary Chain have confirmed the support for their one-off show at London's Brixton Academy.

The Lemonheads' Evan Dando is to perform a special acoustic set at the band's show on September 7.

Evan Dando commented "I can’t wait it’s a real thrill for me to play with one of my favourite bands, its going to be a ‘kin great night.”

Dando last played in the UK with The Lemonheads earlier this year and is currently in New York writing and demoing songs for the next Lemonheads record to be released in 2008.

In other Lemonheads news, their breakthrough album, 'It’s A Shame About Ray' is to be reissued and expended for a two disc special edition, to be released by Rhino Records at the end of the year.


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