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Neneh Cherry releasing album with The Thing

Smalltown Supersound is releasing an album by Neneh Cherry and The Thing this summer. The group is calling the album The Cherry Thing, and includes covers of Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream", The Stooges's "Dirt", "Accordion" by MF Doom, plus tracks by ex-Tricky vocalist Martina Topley-Bird, Don Cherry and Ornette Coleman.

The trio of Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Paal Nilssen-Love will be touring with Cherry (daughter of Don Cherry, who was the root of The Thing's name), although no dates are confirmed as of yet. The Cherry Thing is released on 18 June.