Strange Boys Have Finished Recording New Album, Signed With Rough Trade

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Sorry about the weak blogging day, but illness, vacations and deadline day for the print version of Dallas' Only Alt-Weekly has slowed us down a bit today. Hopefully things will be back to normal tomorrow.

But we're not too busy to pass this along: The Strange Boys PR folks sent word yesterday that the band has already recorded the follow-up to The Strange Boys And Girls Club, titled Be Brave and set for a 2010 release; a blog entry on the Boys' MySpace page from Monday specifies February.

The album will be preceded with a 7-inch single of the title track January 25 in the U.K. and January 26 in the U.S. Like their debut full-length, this one will come out stateside on In The Red. But thanks in part to strong U.K. demand for import copies of ...And Girls Club, the Austin band with Dallas roots signed with Rough Trade Records for outside-the-U.S. sales.

Fresh off their performance at Fun Fun Fun, the band heads out to the West Coast next week for eight shows in 10 days, including three with Julian Casablancas.

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