The Bangles will have a new EP out next week – on vinyl only. ‘Sweetheart Of The Sun’ will be available exclusively from Maurices specialty retail stores in the US only, and is part of the ‘Small Town Sound nationwide band search. The EP will contain the band’s new single, ‘Anna Lee’ (Sweetheart of the Sun), plus all new recordings of their classic hits ‘Hazy Shade of Winter’ and ‘Let It Go’, on the B-side. Odd business decision to release it on vinyl only – but not as dumb a business move as you may think, as it’s out of reach of the digital download goons. Everything old is new again. The Bangles play the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas on March 17 to conincide with the new release.