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The Donnas
Submitted by Johan Wippsson on 2009-05-13
The Donnas announce " Greatest Hits " album, summer tour with Blondie and Pat Benatar

In celebration of 16 impressive years playing blissfully high-powered rock and roll, unrivaled all-female quartet The Donnas will deliver a career-spanning retrospective entitled The Donnas Greatest Hits, Vol 16 July 7th on their own Purple Feather Records. The comprehensive album features two brand new songs, two never-before-heard b-sides from their self-released 2007 album Bitchin, live versions of hits "Take It Off" and "Fall Behind Me", and two previously unreleased tracks from the band's earliest days together. The band also re-recorded five tracks, remixed one and included two alternative versions of songs from their Lookout! Records catalog (1998-2001), one of which is sung by original producer/co-writer Darin Raffaelli.
Brett Anderson (vocals), Allison Robertson (vocals, guitar), Maya Ford (bass guitar), and Torry Castellano (drums, percussion, vocals) formed The Donnas in Palo Alto, CA in 1993 and have been consistently rocking since, an unprecedented longevity for the all-female rock band. Drawing inspiration from The Ramones, AC/DC and Kiss, Greatest Hits marks the band's 8th release and their music has recently been featured in the film and soundtrack toI Love You, Man, Rock Band 2, "The Bad Girls Club" (Oxygen network) and "Ultimate Gamer" (Sci-Fi Channel).
The Donnas will tour the US this summer as headliners and with female musical pioneers Blondie and Pat Benatar, all dates below.

The Donnas Greatest Hits, Vol 16 Tracklisting:
1. Get Off
2. Perfect Stranger
3. We Own The Night
4. She's Out of Control
5. Take It Off
6. Fall Behind Me
7. Get You Alone
8. Play My Game
9. You Make Me Hot
10. Get Rid of That Girl
11. Hey I'm Gonna Be Your Girl
12. I Wanna be With a Girl Like You
13. I Don't Want to Go to School
14. Teenage Rules
15. Don't Wanna Break Your Head
16. High School Yum Yum
3, 4 – Previously Unreleased B-Sides
5, 6 – Live
7, 9, 10, 13, 16 – 2009 Versions
8 – Original Version Remix
11, 12 – Alternate Version
14, 15 – Original Version – Previously Unreleased


Tour with Blondie and Pat Benatar:
7/16/09 San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
7/17/09 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour*
7/18/09 Long Beach, CA @ Alex's Bar*
7/21/09 Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
7/23/09 Petaluma, CA @ Mystic Theatre*
7/24/09 Sacramento, CA @ Marilyn's on K*
7/25/09 Lemoore, CA @ Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino
7/28/09 Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theater
7/29/09 Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Casino Showroom
7/31/09 Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
8/01/09 Memphis, TN @ Mud Island Amphitheater
8/02/09 Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheater
8/04/09 Vienna, VA (DC), The Filene Center
8/05/09 Gilford, NH @ Meadowbrook/US Cellular Pavilion
8/07/09 Bethlehem, PA @ Musikfest at Sands RiverPlace
8/08/09 Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion
8/10/09 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater*
8/11/09 Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Bands Marvin Sands PAC
8/13/09 Brooklyn, NY @ Asser Levy Park/Coney Island
8/14/09 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's*
8/15/09 Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
8/16/09 Detroit, MI @ Motor City Casino/Sound Board (Pat Benatar only)
8/17/09 Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Pavilion
8/20/09 Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall
8/21/09 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jack's*
8/22/09 Biloxi, MS @ Beau Rivage Resort
8/23/09 Houston, TX @ Arena Theatre
*The Donnas headlining

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