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Best Rumor of the Day: Scarlett Johansson to Sing Background at Jesus And Mary Chain Show on Thursday

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What could be better than Thursday's upcoming "secret" pre-Coachella show at the Glass House with the Jesus and Mary Chain? How about if busty actress Scarlett Johansson was going to be there singing background vocals for the gloomy band?

Stereogum, in a tiny aside on a Bjork post, linked to a blog called Cat Dirt who claimed to be the first to correctly announce that the JAMC were going to play the tiny club in Pomona.

Cat Dirt Exclusive: Scarlett Johansson will be singing back-up at the just announced Jesus and Mary Chain pre-Coachella performance at the Glass House in Pomona, CA. You may remember that Cat Dirt broke that booking first... way way back... So. If you don't know- now you know.
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Johansson is no stranger in daring to add her voice to the songbooks of underground deities. You may recall last year her camp released the news that the Sexiest Woman Alive is poised to release an album of Tom Waits covers.Although we could never imagine someone doing the female part on "Sometimes Always" hotter than Mazzy Star beauty Hope Sandoval, if Scarlett indeed does join the brothers Reid on the number next week, we might be forced to label this move an Upgrade.

Jesus and Mary Chain - "Sometimes Always" with Hope Sandoval