is reporting: punk rock legends New York Dolls
have have talked for the first time about their first studio album in 32 years.
The band, who feature two members from the original line-up -- Sylvain Sylvain and David Johansen -- have been in a Mahattan studio working on the new material.
Producer Jack Douglas told Rolling Stone: "When I heard the new songs, I knew they were capable of sounding like the Dolls but not as nostalgia. They had the stuff.
Sylvain says that although the band have stripped away the glam-punk styling of old they are still in essence the same band and sound. "When you took off the makeup and spiked heels, at the bottom of it all, it was the blues. We were a blues band. We played those three-chord progressions
," he says.
Tracks expected to appear on the album so far include "Plenty Of Music
" and "Beauty School