Not only does 2008 hold out the prospect of new stuff from the Valentines, but that other candy-and-barbed-wire outfit, the Jesus and Mary Chain, will also be flinging out a new album:
"I would say it's an evolution," [William] Reid says of the new material, which he and his brother wrote separately. "It definitely sounds like the Mary Chain, but I guess you evolve as a person and a writer. You can't really stand still. If you do that, you're lost."
Here's that Letterman appearance, to help you decide if this is good news, or just last knockings: