The Zombies (featuring original members Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent) celebrated their 50th anniversary last year with a new album and tour. They've got another run of UK dates announced this year for May and June, and just announced two NYC shows which will take place on August 5 and 6 at Highline Ballroom. Tickets for both of those shows go on sale today (4/13) at noon.
The Zombies continue to be influential on new bands, having recently been covered by twee/dream pop groups Memoryhouse and Tennis. Stream Tennis's take on "Tell Her No" and Memoryhouse's take on "This Will Be Our Year" below.
All dates and streams below...
Memoryhouse - "This Will Be Our Year" (Zombies Cover)
Tennis - "Tell Her No" (Zombies Cover)
The Zombies -- 2012 Tour Dates
May 7th 2012 Swansea The Garage UK
May 10th 2012 Wolverhampton Robin 2 UK
May 12th 2012 Leeds Brudenell Social Club UK
May 15th 2012 Milton Keynes The Stables UK
May 18th 2012 Hertford Corn Exchange UK
May 19th 2012 Poole Mr Kyps UK
May 23rd 2012 London Jazz Cafe UK
May 24th 2012 London Jazz Cafe UK
May 25th 2012 Bromsgrove Artrix Theatre UK
May 26th 2012 Bristol The Tunnels UK
May 27th 2012 Yeovill Westland Leisure Complex UK
May 31st 2012 Brighton The Haunt UK
June 2nd 2012 Holmfirth Picturedrome UK
June 7th 2012 Norwich Maddermarket Theatre UK
August 5th 2012 New York, NY Highline Ballroom US
August 6th 2012 New York, NY Highline Ballroom US