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    Wed, 04 Apr 2012 12:17:59

    Patti Smith to Release "Banga" on June 5 - It's her first album since 2004

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    Patti Smith is bangin' and Banga. The singer will release Banga via Columbia on June 5.

    Smith revealed via an interview with CBS that the album title is a reference to the Mikhail Bulgakov novel The Master and Margarita. It also features a ballad for Amy Winehouse called "This is the Girl" and a birthday song for Johnny Depp called "Nine."

    Track List:

    01 Amerigo
    02 Fuji-san
    03 April Fool
    04 This is the Girl
    05 Banga
    06 Maria
    07 Tarkovsky (The Second Stop is Jupiter)
    08 Mosaic
    09 Nine
    10 Seneca
    11 Constantine's Dream
    12 After the Gold Rush

    Download 'April Foo'l on iTunes

    Are you going to check out Banga?

    —Katie Sheehan
    04.04.12



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