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Interview: Shocking Pinks

Interview: Shocking Pinks

Thursday 26th November, 2015 12:43PM

Shocking Pinks are back on home soil after an extensive tour that has taken the act all around the world since they departed New Zealand in early September. The global jaunt, which took helmsman Nick Harte and bandmates Ash Smith and Cory Champion through locales like Beijing, Amsterdam and Seattle over the last few months, was timed to coincide with the vinyl re-issue of Shocking Pinks' seminal dance-punk debut album Dance The Dance Electric which was originally released in 2004. UnderTheRadar got in contact with Harte while he was on the road to ask a few questions in anticipation of the final tour leg that will see the group play eight dates around the country in coming weeks...

Click here to read the interview, and stream 'Translation' - a collection of covers by New Zealand artists of songs from Shocking Pinks' 'Dance the Dance Electric' below...

Shocking Pinks - Dance The Dance Electric Tour

Friday 27th November, Secret Location, Wellington
Thursday 3rd December, The Lyttelton Coffee Co, Lyttelton
Friday 4th December, Barrytown Hall, Barrytown
Saturday 5th December, Tim’s Place, Marahau
Friday 11th December, Darkroom, Christchurch
Saturday 12th December, Chicks Hotel, Dunedin
Friday 18th December, TBA, Whanganui
Saturday 19th December, The Kings Arms, Auckland


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