Warner Bros. Records Partners with Doghouse to Sign Electro-Pop Artist LIGHTS Label...

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Warner Bros. Records Partners with Doghouse to Sign Electro-Pop Artist LIGHTS Label to Release Debut EP from Young Canadian Songstress on September 23rd, 2008

  LIGHTS Hits the Road with Boys Like Girls for Verizon College Tour
             September 26th and October 24th with Copeland
BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Doghouse is pleased to
announce the signing of electro-pop singer, songwriter, and
multi-instrumentalist LIGHTS to its roster and will release a CD of
the Toronto-based 21-year-old's self-titled debut EP on September 23,
2008.

   The self-made Canadian writes, produces, and performs her own
music as well as designs her own artwork including the self-portrait
on the cover of her debut EP. The EP is a sparkling blend of
electronica-based pop, rock, and new wave, topped off by LIGHTS'
honeyed vocals. Four of its songs have already racked up a collective
3.8 million plays on LIGHTS' MySpace page. A digital version of the EP
was released on iTunes last April by Canadian indie label Underground
Operations and has already sold more than 8,000 copies and 70,000
singles based on LIGHTS' grassroots following. Fans got their first
listen to LIGHTS when four of her songs off the EP were used in Old
Navy's spring ad campaign. She also appears in one of the clothing
retailer's spots performing the track. More recently, the song "Drive
My Soul" was featured on MTV's "The Hills."

   After spending the summer performing on the Warped Tour in the
U.S., and V Fest in Toronto, and sharing stages with artists such as
Chiodos and Metric, LIGHTS will join Boys Like Girls and Cute is What
We Aim For on the Verizon College Tour starting September 26th. For
more on LIGHTS please visit her MySpace page at
www.myspace.com/lightsnoise.

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Verizon College tour with Boys Like Girls and Cute is What We Aim For:

Fri       September 26 Harrisonburg, VA   James Madison University
Sat       September 27 Baltimore, MD      John Hopkins University
Sun       September 28 Willimantic, CT    Eastern Connecticut State
                                           University
Tue       September 30 Philadelphia, PA   Villanova
Wed       October 1    Syracuse, NY       Syracuse University
Fri       October 3    Northampton, MA    Smith College
Sat       October 4    Hempstead, NY      Hofstra University
Sun       October 5    Morgantown, WV     West Virginia University
Wed       October 8    Greensboro, NC     University of North Carolina
Friday    October 10   Millersville, PA   Millersville University
Sun       October 12   Rochester, NY      Rochester Institute of
                                           Technology
Mon       October 13   Boston, MA         Northeastern

LIGHTS headlining:

Tue       October 14   Montreal, QC       Apple Store Centreville
Wed       October 15   Ottawa, ON         Zaphod Beeblebrox
Fri       October 17   Toronto, ON        Mod Club
Sat       October 18   Fredonia, NY       Williams Center

With Copeland:

Fri       October 24   Philadelphia, PA   First Unitarian Church
Sat       October 25   Danbury, CT        Heirloom Arts Theatre
Sun       October 26   Cambridge, MA      Middle East Downstairs
Mon       October 27   New York, NY       Bowery Ballroom
Wed       October 29   Ann Arbor, MI      Blind Pig
Thurs     October 30   Chicago, IL        The Bottom Lounge
Fri       October 31   St. Paul, MN       Station 4
Sat       November 1   Omaha, NE          Slowdown
Sun       November 2   Denver, CO         Marquis Theatre
Mon       November 3   Salt Lake City, UT Avalon Theatre
Wed       November 5   Boise, ID          The Venue
Thurs     November 6   Seattle, WA        El Corazon
Fri       November 7   Portland, OR       Stayricon
Sat       November 8   Orangevale, CA     The Boardwalk
Mon       November 10  San Francisco, CA  Slim's
Tues      November 11  Los Angeles, CA    El Rey Theatre
Wed       November 12  Tempe, AZ          The Clubhouse Music Venue
Fri       November 14  San Antonio, TX    White Rabbit
Sat       November 15  Dallas, TX         The Door
Sun       November 16  Norman, OK         Meacham Auditorium
Tues      November 18  Nashville, TN      Rocketown
Wed       November 19  Columbia, SC       New Brookland Tavern
Thurs     November 20  Atlanta, GA        The Masquerade
Fri       November 21  St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre
Sat       November 22  Orlando, FL        The Social
Sun       November 23  Orlando, FL        The Social
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Warner Bros. Records
Luke Burland, 615-214-1490
luke.burland@wbr.com
or
Keren Poznansky, 818-953-3421
Publicist
keren.poznansky@wbr.com

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