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Premiere: The Menzingers, “Ruby” (Acoustic)

March 30, 2012
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In conjunction with their upcoming tour that kicks off tomorrow, we've asked the Menzingers, Cheap Girls and the Sidekicks to record some exclusive videos covering each other's songs for Altpress.com. Here's the latest, featuring Tom May and Greg Barnett of the Menzingers putting their own spin on Cheap Girls' “Ruby.”

The song originally appears on Cheap Girls' new album Giant Orange, out now via Rise. The Menzingers' new album On The Impossible Past is out now via Epitaph. Check out the tour dates below and keep your eyes peeled for more videos very soon!

Mar 30    Backspace                  Portland, OR
Mar 31    El Corazon                  Seattle, WA
Apr 02    Bottom of the Hill        San Francisco, CA 
Apr 03    Billy O's                         Ventura, CA
Apr 04    Alex's Bar                     Long Beach, CA  
Apr 05    Aladdin Jr.                   Pomona, CA 
Apr 06    Che Cafe                     San Diego, CA 
Apr 07    The Underground      Mesa, AZ 
Apr 09    Mohawk                       Austin, TX 
Apr 10    THE TEN ELEVEN    San Antonio, TX 
Apr 12    Will's Pub                    Orlando, FL 
Apr 13    The Atlantic                 Gainesville, FL

*No Cheap Girls or Sidekicks

Written by Bryne Yancey

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