New York Dolls Return
Says Johansen, “Everything feels right. We’re excited to get back into the studio to record what we feel are the strongest tracks of our careers.”
In a time in music that is chock full of comebacks (the successful reunions of The Pixies and Mötley Crüe, among others), Smiths legend Morrissey (a past President of the New York Dolls fan-club) made the request that reunited the New York Dolls in 2004 for the Meltdown Festival in the UK. Ever since, the 'Dolls have been touring steadily, playing festivals around the world including two dates in Ireland as special guests of fans the White Stripes. Says the LA Times, “on stage, the ‘Dolls proved worthy of the legendary status that has been built over the years, and then some.” In addition, the band has been headlining shows around the US including Little Steven’s Underground Garage Festival on Randall’s Island, NY, WHFestival in Baltimore, MD, shows at both SXSW and NXNE and most recently the Across the Narrows concert on Staten Island.