The Replacements frontman has a new band – The I Don't Cares


The former lead singer of The Replacements is making music again.

The Minneapolis-based alt-rock group ended things after their “Back by Unpopular Demand” reunion tour earlier this year.

Now, their lead singer and guitarist Paul Westerberg has a new band with Juliana Hatfield called the I Don't Cares, according to the artists' websites.

They've released a new single "1/2 2 P," where the duo gets "playful with the ABCs and it's nothing short of elementary – but that's why it's so fun," Consequence of Sound says. (Listen to the track below, or download it here.)

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They're also planning to release an album called "Wild Stab" in the "near future," the Consequence of Sound reports.

This will be the 55-year-old's first full-length album since his 2004 release of the solo record "Folker," City Pages says. While Hatfield, 48, has also enjoyed a solo career following her gig with the Boston-based indie rock band Blake Babies in the late-1980s.

A fun fact about Hatfield and Westerberg: She told Paste last year she had written a fan letter to the singer when she was a teenager.

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