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The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

Our round-up of this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Kraftwerk, Simple Minds, Colourbox, Morrissey, Lloyd Cole and Paul Weller — plus the first new Public Image Ltd. song in 20 years.

Squeeze adds post-Coachella concerts with English Beat, eyes June tour with B-52s

Squeeze adds post-Coachella concerts with English Beat, eyes June tour with B-52s

Squeeze will take advantage of their booking at the newly expanded two-weekend Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to book a short run of California dates around the fest this April, plus at least one East Coast concert later in the month with contemporaries Dave Wakeling and The English Beat.

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (February 2012)

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (February 2012)

This month’s Auto Reverse mixtape includes new music from The Wedding Present and Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, plus new remixes of The Cure and Depeche Mode and plenty of old faves by the likes of The Chills, Kraftwerk, Squeeze, Oingo Boingo, The Go-Betweens and many, many more.

Rewind Scotland festival returns with Holly Johnson, Marc Almond, ABC, Midge Ure

Rewind Scotland festival returns with Holly Johnson, Marc Almond, ABC, Midge Ure

Rewind Scotland — The ’80s Festival will return for a second year this July, featuring 24 acts spread over two days — including sets by Holly Johnson of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bronski Beat’s Jimmy Sommerville, Squeeze, Midge Ure, Lightning Seeds, Marc Almond, ABC and Roland Gift of Fine Young Cannibals.

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

The newly expanded two-weekend Coachella festival announced its 2012 lineup this afternoon, with headliners The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg joined by Pulp, Buzzcocks, Squeeze, Madness and a reunion of fIREHOSE, the Mike Watt’s and George Hurley’s post-Minutemen act.

Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook readies ‘Live in New York City’ concert DVD with The Fluffers

Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook readies ‘Live in New York City’ concert DVD with The Fluffers

Next month, Squeeze co-founder Glenn Tilbrook will release ‘Live in New York City,’ a DVD chronicling a 2006 concert he performed in the Big Apple backed by The Fluffers.

New CDs: The Church, Soft Boys, Gary Numan, Dexys Midnight Runners, Nick Heyward

New CDs: The Church, Soft Boys, Gary Numan, Dexys Midnight Runners, Nick Heyward

The week’s new releases include a host of reissues from the likes of The Church (‘Of Skins and Heart,’ ‘The Blurred Crusade’), The Soft Boys (‘A Can of Bees,’ ‘Underwater Moonlight’), Dexys Midnight Runners (‘Searching for the Young Soul Rebels’), Gary Numan (‘Automatic’), The Wedding Present (‘Live 1989’) and Nick Heyward (‘North of a Miracle’).

New CDs: Squeeze’s ‘Spot the Difference,’ The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly’ live

New CDs: Squeeze’s ‘Spot the Difference,’ The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly’ live

This week’s new CD releases include ‘Spot the Difference,’ a new 14-track best-of from Squeeze featuring faithful re-recordings of the band’s best-loved hits, and ‘Some Friendly and Greatest Hits at the Roundhouse,’ a 3CD live set from The Charlatans.

Video: Crowded House plays ‘Twice If You’re Lucky,’ ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ on Fallon

With their North American tour now underway, Crowded House stopped by ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ last night to plug their new album ‘Intriguer’ with a performance of that disc’s ‘Twice If You’re Lucky.’

Video: Squeeze plays ‘Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)’ on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Video: Squeeze plays ‘Pulling Mussels (From the Shell)’ on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Squeeze took time out from their current U.S. tour to drop by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” last night to deliver a rousing take on their 1980 single ‘Pulling Mussels (From the Shell),’ one of the 14 tracks the band has re-recorded for its forthcoming compilation ‘Spot the Difference.’

Squeeze’s Chris Difford releasing new album, ‘Cashmere If You Can,’ one track at a time

Squeeze’s Chris Difford releasing new album, ‘Cashmere If You Can,’ one track at a time

Squeeze co-leader Chris Difford is in the midst of releasing his third solo album, ‘Cashmere If You Can,’ piece-by-piece each week through the Saturday Morning Music Club, which delivers multimedia bundles to subscribers’ desktop apps each Saturday.

Video + free download: The Shins’ James Mercer covers Squeeze’s ‘Goodbye Girl’

Video + free download: The Shins’ James Mercer covers Squeeze’s ‘Goodbye Girl’

In this clip recorded for Levi’s ‘Pioneer Sessions,’ James Mercer — leader of The Shins and one-half of Broken Bells — throws down a solo-acoustic cover of Squeeze’s classic ‘Goodbye Girl,’ which also is available as a free download.

Squeeze re-records old hits for new ‘Spot the Difference’ best-of; touring U.S., U.K.

Squeeze re-records old hits for new ‘Spot the Difference’ best-of; touring U.S., U.K.

Reunited British pop-rockers Squeeze will deliver a new 14-track best-of this summer featuring ‘all their classic hits re-recorded in a way so painstakingly faithful to the originals that they challenge you to spot the difference,’ according to a statement from the band.