Todd Rundgren to produce New York Dolls' 2009 album

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Todd Rundgren is reuniting with the New York Dolls for their as-yet untitled 2009 release. Work will begin next month at his studio in Kauai, and the disc will be released through the revamped Atco label. 

Rundgren, a prolific producer, last worked with the Dolls 36 years ago for their self-titled debut release. NME reports that the band will follow up the LP with a world tour.

"We're really excited to be working with Todd again," frontman David Johansen said in a statement. "We're hoping to recapture the same magic on the forthcoming album [that was on the debut]."

Rundgren is also currently on tour in support of his solo release Arena and will appear on David Letterman on Dec. 22.

Rundgren tour dates:

December
17 - Alexandria, Va. @ Birchmere Music Hall
19 - Bay Shore, N.Y. @ Boulton Center for Performing Arts
20 - Norfolk, Conn. @ Infinity Hall
22 - Sellersville, Pa. @ Sellersville Theater
23 - Bearsville, N.Y. @ Bearsville Theater
26 - New York, N.Y. @ Blender Theatre at Gramercy
27 - New York, N.Y. @ Blender Theatre at Gramercy
30 - Annapolis, Md. @ Rams Head

Related links:
Todd Rundgren on MySpace
Tr-i.com
NYDolls.org

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