One week after performing songs from her long-awaited new disc at SXSW, Courtney Love has revealed the full details for Hole's new album Nobody's Daughter. According to news on the Hole Rock site, the band's first LP in 10 years will see the light of day on April 27th via Mercury Records. That evening, Hole will grace the Late Show With David Letterman stage — let's hope Love sits down on Dave's couch for an interview, too — before jumping coasts for a April 29th appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Hole will also perform a pair of sold out shows in both Los Angeles in New York in late April.
Two of the songs on Nobody's Daughter, second single "Samantha" and "How Dirty Girls Get Clean," were co-written by Billy Corgan, who has said he opposes the tracks' release. "It would be a real big problem, because I haven't given my permission," Corgan told Rolling Stone about the songs he and Love worked on back in 2005 before their falling out. "I have no interest in supporting her in any way, shape or form. You can't throw enough things down the abyss with a person like that." Love has since apologized to Corgan on her Facebook page, as well as in "Let Love Rule: Hole's Chaotic Comeback" in the new issue of RS.
Nobody's Daughter also includes the hit "Skinny Little Bitch," which became the most-added modern rock track on radio playlists the week it debuted. You can listen to the song on Hole's MySpace page or purchase it at digital music services. Nobody's Daughter is up for preorder starting today at the Hole Rock page, and Love is offering up autographed vinyl, deluxe packages and more formats. The iTunes preorder of Nobody's Daughter, which comes with bonus tracks, will begin April 6th.
Hole fans might recognize Nobody's Daughter's cover — a cropped image of Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun's famous painting "Marie Antoinette à la Rose" — as the artwork previously featured in the book for Hole's 1997 compilation My Body, the Hand Grenade.
1. "Nobody's Daughter"
2. "Skinny Little Bitch"
4. "Pacific Coast Highway"
6. "Someone Else's Bed"
7. "For Once in Your Life"
8. "Letter to God"
9. "Loser Dust"
10. "How Dirty Girls Get Clean"
11. "Never Go Hungry"
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