With Adam Ant’s massive 43-date North American tour set to open tonight in San Diego, the New Wave icon stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to play “Vince Taylor”— off his first album in 18 years — on the air, and then threw in a performance of “Goody Two Shoes” as a web-only exclusive.
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With his first new album in 18 years now out, New Wave icon Adam Ant will return to North America this summer for an epic tour that will see him perform 37 dates across North America over a two-month span — even venturing over to Hawaii. The tour follows his first visit here in 16 years last fall.
New Wave star Adam Ant’s comeback continues this spring with the release of a documentary titled “The Blue Black Hussar,” which promises to chronicle the singer’s “brave return from exile” following a mental breakdown. Above, you can check out a short trailer for the film (via Louder Than War).
This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Adam Ant, Camper Van Beethoven and Bad Religion, plus reissues of a pair of Jesus and Mary Chain comps on vinyl, a new best-of from The Pogues, and a belated commercial release of a film score released last year by The The.
When the world didn’t end in some kind of Mayan apocalypse last Friday, Adam Ant took the occasion to debut the music video for “Cool Zombie,” the lead single and opening track to his first new album in 18 years: ‘Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter,’ which arrives Jan. 22 on Ant’s own record label.
Fans had to wait an extra seven months after his February tour was rescheduled, but Adam Ant finally opened his first U.S. tour in 16 years last week, performing a hit-filled, 28-song set at Los Angeles’ Mayan Theatre on Thursday night. We’ve lined up 18 clips from the show for your viewing pleasure.
With a new album reportedly in the works, New Wave/post-punk hero Adam Ant will bring his ongoing comeback tour — currently hitting dates throughout the U.K. this winter — across the pond to the U.S. in February, marking his first American trek in 16 years.