I feel like taking the piss right? But since I don't do farces, no, this is not my last post and I'll be around for another... while.
So, Dirty Pretty Things have announced "their final ever gig", and it's not Paris.
Carl Barat's band, who have already announced they are to split, will headline the Jail Guitar Doors/Real Fits fundraiser gig in at the Hackney Round Chapel in London on December 11.The night will also see performances from The Enemy frontman Tom Clarke, Reverend And The Makers mainman Jon McClure and The Archie Bronson Outfit.To check the availability of Jail Guitar Doors/Real Fits fundraiser tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094. Jail Guitar Doors is a charity that has been set up by Billy Bragg, with the aim of giving musical instruments to prisoners. Dirty Pretty Things play the final date of their final UK tour at final Southampton final Guildhall final tomorrow final night (final October final 18).
One more thing, and it's not final, the video for Mongrel's "The Menace" is up here. Drew doesn't do much (still with his Taxi Driver look) but the song is cute (Jon must have been listening to all Dr. Dre records lately).