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Viva Voce!Viva Voce may still be newbies in everyone's hearts but they've actually been making music for over a decade.

For those who came late to the game, their critically acclaimed (and long out of print) second and third albums Lovers, Lead The Way! (originally released in 2003) and The Heat Can Melt Your Brain (originally released in 2004) are going to be reissued as one along with bonus tracks on the band's own Amore!Phonics label on Nov. 13. The bonus material is said to consist of live performances, remixes, previously unreleased tracks, and original demos.

Want a sneak preview of some of the long lost tracks?

Viva Voce – "Fashionably Lonely"
(from Lovers, Lead The Way!)

Viva Voce – "Free Nude Celebs"
(from The Heat Can Melt Your Brain)

Viva Voce – "Wrecking Ball"
(Tunng Remix – as bonus track on 2xCD)

For the know it all, the bonus tracks portion of the double-cd release will include:

Paper Doll (unreleased)
Wrecking Ball (Tunng Remix)
Lesson No.1 (original demo)
Red D-Lish (live)
Fashionably Lonely (live)
Wrecking Ball (live)
Doo-Wap Death Trap (unreleased)
Tonight You Belong To Me (live)

And if you haven't seen them yet, they're making the rounds:

10/26 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
10/27 Myrtle Beach, NC House of Blues
10/28 Raleigh, NC Disco Rodeo
10/29 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
11/06 New Brunswick, NJ State Theater NJ
11/09 New York, NY Terminal 5
11/15 Chicago, IL Riviera Theater
11/16 Champaign, IL Assembly Hall @ Univ. of Illinois
11/17 Omaha, NE Kiewit Fitness Center