Alvin expands upon "Eleven Eleven"
Monday, February 20, 2012
– An expanded edition of Dave Alvin's "Eleven Eleven" is coming April 17.
The expanded edition of boasts nearly three hours of music and will include three previously unreleased bonus tracks, Signal Hill, Never Trust A Woman and Beautiful City, Cross the River," a live performance DVD, a live recording of "Eleven Eleven" and a repackaging of the original full-length album.
Alvin hits the road this spring in both the U.S. and the U.K.
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