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Allo Darlin’ releasing Christmas single, covers EP (stream)

by Bill Pearis

Allo Darlin’ at Mercury Lounge, May 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangello)
Allo Darlin

Allo Darlin‘ will release a Christmas 7″ on December 7 via fine UK indiepop label Where It’s At Is Where You Are. The three-track release is the final release of the label’s 2012 7777777 singles club, which offered “seven 7 inch singles; 21 exclusive tracks on 14 grooves by 7 bands, on the 7th day the month, incorporating the 7 days of the week, on vinyl the 7 colours of the rainbow in limited editions of 777.” Got that? You can still order the single though there aren’t many left. You can stream one of the tracks, “Dear John,” below.

Meanwhile, Allo Darlin’ second album, Europe, came in at #4 on Rough Trade Shops’ Best of 2012 list and was, in fact, the store’s best-seller for this year. In celebration of that, the UK record store (which will have a Brooklyn branch sometime soon?) is offering an exclusive 10″ covers EP which came out this week. On it, Allo Darlin’ cover AC/DC, The Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, Eux Autres, The Go-Betweens and Darren Hayman.

Allo Darlin, who were last here in May, have a few shows remaining in 2012, none of which are in North America but all dates are listed below.

Allo Darlin’ – 2012 Tour Dates
21 Nov Die Haengendegaerten, Cologne (support from Making Marks)
22 Nov workshop of Dorian Rollin, Ribeauville (support from Making Marks)
23 Nov L’internationale, Paris (support from Making Marks) FREE
24 Nov Le Rouge, Lille (support from Making Marks)
25 Nov Paradiso, Amsterdam
11 Dec End Of The Road Festival Christmas Shindig at Cargo, London

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