March 1, 2009

‘Gossip’ to feature No Doubt performance

The ska-pop band No Doubt says it will perform on an upcoming episode of the U.S. TV teen drama Gossip Girl.

The band said on its Web site that it will perform the song Stand and Deliver by Adam and the Ants on the May 11 episode of the popular CW drama, reported Friday.

The May broadcast will mark the first time No Doubt has attempted the 1981 hit for a performance.

No Doubt's attempt at the '80s song will mark the most recent unusual musical offering on the popular series, noted. The CW series previously had The Section Quartet, a Los Angeles string quartet, play a hit from the rock band Muse. Gossip also has offered viewers a version of pop singer Fergie's Glamorous as imagined by the Constance Billard girls' choir. said No Doubt will appear on Gossip amid the band's new tour, which starts May 3 and runs until Aug. 1.