You can listen to the demo below.
The demo will be included in Blondie’s upcoming official box set Blondie: Against the Odds 1974-1982. The collection features remastered versions of the band’s first six albums. The group released another previously unheard recording, a cover of the Doors‘ “Moonlight Drive,” last month. The set will be released on Aug. 26.
“I Love You Honey, Give Me a Beer” appears in the box set as one of the many demos pulled from sessions for Autoamerican, which was initially titled Coca-Cola because of its themes of American pop culture and innovation. Blondie planned to release the album under this title with nothing but the Coca-Cola logo adorning the front cover, but issues with the brand’s licensing forced the band to abandon the concept.
Blondie is currently on a summer tour of North America performing shows with the Damned. Guitarist Chris Stein recently revealed that he will be sitting out the tour due to a heart issue. Original Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock will be joining the band for the upcoming run of shows.
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