After a lengthy hiatus, No Doubt prove that they're still good for an epic color-soaked, cross-cultural rager with their latest visual, "Settle Down."FULL ENTRY
No Doubt has returned to the scene with "Settle Down," the first single since the release of the band's last hit-packed album, "Rock Steady," in 2001.
The track, from their upcoming album, "Push and Shove," is a sunny, speaker-thumping jam brimming with the band's signature ska-laced swagger. Frontwoman Gwen Stefani's power purr glides over a plucky soundscape of balmy dub guitar riffs produced by Mark "Spike" Stent.
No Doubt is back!
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The pop-ska quartet has announced on their website that they will drop their new album, "Push and Shove," on September 25 after an 11-year hiatus. The band also revealed that the lead single will be "Settle Down," which is slated to be released on July 16.
The chart-topping crew is teaming up with director Sophie Muller, who has directed No Doubt videos such as "Simple Kind of Life" and "Underneath It All," for their latest visual.
Watch the video for the band's 1997 smash "Don't Speak," and tell us if you plan to check out "Push and Shove" in the fall.
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