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Martina Sorbara with Dragonette at Venue, Vancouver, Oct 17 2009. Photo by Jessica Bardosh

Martina Sorbara with Dragonette at Venue, Vancouver, Oct 17 2009. Photo by Jessica Bardosh

New song – Dragonette, ‘Live In This City’

The new single from the forthcoming Dragonette album Bodyparts is out, and it’s catchy as hell.

Called “Live In This City”, the song follows the same electro-pop blueprint as the band’s break-out hit from 2010, “Hello”. That song helped the band shake the “Toronto chick-fronted band that’s not Metric” label, which has never plagued Dragonette but which sounds like it might have.

A collaboration with Martin Solveig, “Hello” hit the top 10 in over 30 countries and helped win the band a Juno Award.

Bodyparts, the Toronto-based band’s third album, will be released Sept 25. Other tracks include “My Work is Done”, “Let It Go” (the first single, which the band performed on Good Morning America, that hotbed of new music), “Ghost” and “Rocket Ship”.

Dragonette is Martina Sorbara, Dan Kurtz, and Joel Stouffer. The group’s previous albums are Fixin to Thrill (2009) and Galore (2007).

Listen – Dragonette, “Live in This City” (Dave Badiuk remix):

Dragonette 2012 North American tour dates:

9/11: Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom *
9/12: New York, NY @ Webster Hall * - BUY TICKETS
9/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer - BUY TICKETS
9/14: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club * - BUY TICKETS
9/15: Washington, DC @ Black Cat - BUY TICKETS
9/16: Cleveland, OH @ Ingenuity Festival – FREE
9/18: Chicago, IL @ Metro * - BUY TICKETS
9/19: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club * - BUY TICKETS
9/20: Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club * - BUY TICKETS
9/21: Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge* - BUY TICKETS
9/22: Las Vegas, NV @ Hyde at Bellagio Hotel
9/24: San Diego, CA @ Belly Up * - BUY TICKETS
9/25: Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre * - BUY TICKETS
9/26: San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine * - BUY TICKETS
9/27: Portland, OR @ Doug Fir * - BUY TICKETS
9/28: Seattle, WA @ Decibal Festival / Neumos * - BUY TICKETS

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