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AGGROLITES frontman to release HAPPY WAGS album this June...

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HAPPY WAGS, the kindie project from THE AGGROLITES' Jesse Wagner, has staked a June 24, 2014 release date for their debut self-titled album. After The Aggrolites had a big hit on YO GABBA GABBA with "Banana" some years back, Wagner had been kicking around ideas for a children's album, and after releasing some singles over the past few years, the Fun Fun Records arm of Mike Park's Asian Man Records will bring HAPPY WAGS to the masses. Check out the new track, "Use Your Words," below... along with a few other goodies...

HAPPY WAGS - Tracklisting
1.The Lion, the Snake and the Monkey
2.Use Your Words
3.Don't Touch the Buttons
4.Pee Pee in the Potty
5.They Wanna Play
6.Adding Numbers
7.Firefighters (featuring Mike McColgan)
8.Learning Like the Animals
9.Baby Dean

Bonus: The Ramones-inspired track "They Wanna Play"

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