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Mini Mansions recruit Alison Mosshart for their new song ‘Hey Lover’


Mini Mansions has teamed up with The Kills singer Alison Mosshart and delivered a lo-fi video to accompany it.

Having released their previous single ‘Gummy Bear’ earlier this year, Mini Mansions have followed it up with ‘Hey Lover’ as both songs look set to be included in their forthcoming new album Guy Walks Into A Bar….

“I love doing collaborations with bands I love, getting to dive in and explore another artist’s work. When Mikey sent me ‘Hey Lover’ and asked if I wanted to sing on it, I was stoked,” Mosshart said in a statement. “From first listen I wanted to hear it again and again. What I love about this song is that I’ve had this realistic lyrical conversation many times. We’ve all had this conversation many times. But it’s never sounded so beautiful. Usually it’s more of a gutter punk song. A lot of screaming and breaking things. Mini Mansions make foul play sound elegant.”

She added: “What a modern/old school music video, you know? My role in this video took approximately an hour (modern), 2 cigarettes and half a bottle of wine (old school). I am quite pleased with the results.”

Here it is:

Mini Mansions UK tour dates

May 2019

4 – Leeds, Live At Leeds Festival
5 – Newcastle, Hit The North Festival
6 – Glasgow, King Tuts
8 – Dublin, Whelans
9 – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
11 – Brighton, The Great Escape Festival
12 – Southampton, Joiners
13 – Exeter, The Cavern
14 – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach
16 – Bedford, Esquires
17 – Cambridge, Portland Arms
18 – Norwich, Waterfront Studio
20 – Sheffield, Picturehouse Social
21 – Tunbridge Wells, The Forum
22 – London, Islington Assembly Hall
23 – Liverpool, District
24 – Manchester, Dot To Dot Festival
25 – Bristol, Dot To Dot Festival
26 – Nottingham, Dot To Dot Festival