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Ting Tings to do 'Berlin album'
Katie White
The Ting Tings will also support Pink on her September US tour

The Tings Tings will record their second album in Berlin, the band have told Newsbeat.

The Manchester duo are big fans of the city and have converted an old jazz club into a studio.

Drummer-vocalist Jules De Martino said: "We fell in love with Berlin the times we've played there... we go there in October when we finish the Pink tour."

Singer Katie White said they planned to try out new tracks by throwing a few impromptu parties in the city.

"We did the first album by throwing house parties," she said.

"We'd try them out on our drunk friends and if they danced we'd go 'Great, let's carry on!'

We just kind of save them up and mash them all together and rock out
Jules De Martino

"We're gonna do the same in Berlin - that's why we've got the jazz club - so we can just stick a big plastic bag over the studio so it doesn't get beer on and experiment on some crazy Berliners."

Jules said the pair hadn't written any complete songs yet, but admitted they were keen to experiment with all the ideas they'd been bouncing around.

"(We've got) all these hooks and licks we've been rehearsing in soundchecks and emailing and texting each other lyrics...

"We just kind of save them up and mash them all together and rock out."

The Ting Tings' first album, We Started Nothing, went straight to number one when it was released in 2008 and spawned hit shout-a-long single That's Not My Name.



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