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The The apologizes for 7-inch snafu, promises to release new single on CD, digital

The The apologizes for 7-inch snafu, promises to release new single on CD, digital

The The today apologized for a trouble-plagued attempt to sell extra copies of its Record Store Day 7-inch single online Saturday, and, acknowledging that “demand far exceeded everyone’s expectations,” announced that “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming” will be released digitally and on CD.

The The to sell extra copies of its Record Store Day 7-inch online this weekend

The The to sell extra copies of its Record Store Day 7-inch online this weekend

Fans of The The in the U.S. and other parts of the world that aren’t the U.K. will get their chance to buy Matt Johnson and Co.’s first new single in 10 years Saturday as extra copies of the band’s much-coveted, and very sold-out, Record Store Day 7-inch go on sale online.

Whoever’s running the TSA’s Instagram has pretty great taste in 7-inch singles

Whoever’s running the TSA’s Instagram has pretty great taste in 7-inch singles

Today was Record Store Day, and as one eagle-eyed Slicing Up Eyeballs reader alerted us, the Transportation Security Administration took to Instagram to relay an important message for traveling collectors: pack that fresh vinyl in your carry-on, not your checked baggage.

Listen: The The, ‘We Can’t Stop What’s Coming’ — first new single in 10 years

Listen: The The, ‘We Can’t Stop What’s Coming’ — first new single in 10 years

Matt Johnson debuted his first new The The single in a decade today on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 Music show, calling in to the program to introduce “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming,” a tribute to his late brother that will be released as a 7-inch single for Record Store Day in the U.K.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The The’s Matt Johnson earns an MTV disclaimer while hosting in 1986

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The The’s Matt Johnson earns an MTV disclaimer while hosting in 1986

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we look back at the time The The mastermind Matt Johnson hosted the show in 1986 while promoting that year’s Infected — and earned an on-screen disclaimer because of his stridently political remarks between music videos.

The The re-enlists Johnny Marr on first new single in 10 years for Record Store Day

The The re-enlists Johnny Marr on first new single in 10 years for Record Store Day

Two years after announcing work on a new The The album, Matt Johnson is releasing his first full-band music under that moniker in the form of “We Can’t Stop What’s Coming,” an etched one-sided 7-inch single to be issued next month as part of Record Store Day in the U.K.