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Fred Armisen and Bill Hader’s fake band The Blue Jean Committee are releasing a real EP

Plus, watch the band "reunite" last night on Seth Meyers

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    Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers have teamed up for a new mockumentary/parody series called Documentary Now!. The first episode airs Thursday evening on IFC, but we’re already looking ahead to the season finale. Dubbed “Gentle & Soft: The Story of the Blue Jean Committee”, that episode will tell the story of The Blue Jean Committee, a ’70s band out of Northampton, Massachusetts featuring Armisen and Hader.

    Culled from a Saturday Night Live sketch that originally included host Jason Segel, the fake band is described as a soft rock act that had a few “local hits.” As a tie-in with the TV show, their “songs” will be spread wide when Drag City releases a 12-inch EP called Catalina Breeze.

    Due November 20th, the real EP features seven real songs and even features a custom etching on the B-side. Pre-orders for the release are going on now via Drag City.

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    To promote Catalina Breeze, the band “reunited” last night on Seth Meyers to perform that title track. You can watch that video below, followed by a preview of “Gentle & Soft” that focuses on Hader’s Clark character’s impossibly high falsetto.

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    Catalina Breeze EP Tracklist:
    01. Catalina Breeze
    02. Freeway Song
    03. Gentle and Soft
    04. Going Out to Hollywood
    05. Mama You’re a Dancer
    06. Mr. Fix It
    07. Walking Shoes

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