Tag: Alison Moyet

Yazoo collects studio albums, remixes and BBC sessions on new ‘Four Pieces’ vinyl box

Yazoo collects studio albums, remixes and BBC sessions on new ‘Four Pieces’ vinyl box

Yazoo – the hugely influential synthpop duo of Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke that was christened Yaz in the U.S. – will release a 4LP vinyl box set this fall called Four Pieces that collects the group’s two albums plus a set of remixes and their two BBC radio sessions. See the full tracklist right here.

Tears For Fears delays UK tour, prepares to release first new album in 14 years this fall

Tears For Fears delays UK tour, prepares to release first new album in 14 years this fall

The announcement last week that Tears For Fears was postponing a U.K. tour with Alison Moyet due to an undisclosed health issue came with a glimmer of good news: Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith hope to finish work on their first new album in 14 years and release it this fall.

Tears For Fears announce ‘Rule the World’ arena tour of U.K., Ireland with Alison Moyet

Tears For Fears announce ‘Rule the World’ arena tour of U.K., Ireland with Alison Moyet

Tears For Fears will embark on an arena tour of the U.K. and Ireland next May in support of the group’s new best-of Rule the World — an eight-city trek that will see Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith supported by Alison Moyet. The tour opens May 2 in Dublin and continues through May 12 in Brighton.

This week’s new releases: The Dead Milkmen, Alison Moyet, Frankie Goes to Hollywood

This week’s new releases: The Dead Milkmen, Alison Moyet, Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from The Dead Milkmen, Alison Moyet and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

Watch: Alison Moyet releases video for ‘The Rarest Birds’ — second single off ‘Other’

Watch: Alison Moyet releases video for ‘The Rarest Birds’ — second single off ‘Other’

Alison Moyet has released a new Steve Gullick-directed music video for “The Rarest Birds,” the second single off her new album Other, a song that she calls “a paean to LGBTQ” that celebrates the “freedom to identify where we best see fit.” Watch the full video right here.

New releases: Alison Moyet, Ride, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Big Star and more

New releases: Alison Moyet, Ride, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Big Star and more

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week: Alison Moyet, Ride, Simple Minds, Big Star, Can, Matthew Sweet and Jason Loewenstein.

Listen: Alison Moyet, ‘Reassuring Pinches’ — icy synthpop off upcoming album ‘Other’

Listen: Alison Moyet, ‘Reassuring Pinches’ — icy synthpop off upcoming album ‘Other’

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet gave fans the first taste of her upcoming ninth solo album Other via its spare title track back in March. But now comes the official first single, “Reassuring Pinches,” an electronic chiller that you can hear below in its original form and radio mix.

Alison Moyet announces new album ‘Other,’ plots huge world tour — hear the title track

Alison Moyet announces new album ‘Other,’ plots huge world tour — hear the title track

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet today announced the release of her ninth solo album, titled Other, along with a 58-date worldwide tour that will keep her on the road from September through December, playing North America, the U.K., Europe and Australia.

New releases: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Alison Moyet, Sparks, Bryan Ferry

New releases: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Alison Moyet, Sparks, Bryan Ferry

This week’s new releases include a new 18-song compilation from Siouxsie and the Banshees, the U.S release of Alison Moyet’s new alive album, a 40th anniversary vinyl reissue of Sparks’ “Kimono in My House ” album, and the vinyl release of Bryan Ferry’s new record “Avonmore.”

New releases: Tears For Fears’ ‘Songs From the Big Chair’ box set, Alison Moyet live

New releases: Tears For Fears’ ‘Songs From the Big Chair’ box set, Alison Moyet live

This week’s new release include a multi-format reissue of Tears For Fears’ smash second album, ‘Songs From the Big Chair,’ including a six-disc Super Deluxe Edition, plus a live album from former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet in which she spotlights her recent solo album ‘The Minutes’ as well as earlier material.

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — third single off electro-pop album ‘the minutes’

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — third single off electro-pop album ‘the minutes’

With a lengthy tour of the U.K. and Ireland opening tonight — to be followed by a very brief trip to the U.S. in November — former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet today debuted the music video for “Changeling,” the third single off the electronic-infused album the minutes that she released earlier this year.

Alison Moyet to play San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York this November

Alison Moyet to play San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York this November

When former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet this past February announced an extensive U.K. tour in support of her new album the minutes, she warned she had “no plans at this stage for tour dates beyond these,” a disappointment to fans in the U.S. and elsewhere. It seems, though, she’s had a change of plans.

New releases: Paul Weller, Alison Moyet, British Electric Foundation, Johnny Thunders

New releases: Paul Weller, Alison Moyet, British Electric Foundation, Johnny Thunders

This week’s new releases include a limited-edition ‘Sonik Kick’ 7-inch singles box set from Paul Weller, plus the U.S. releases of recent albums by Alison Moyet (‘the minutes’) and British Electric Foundation (‘Dark’), plus an expanded reissue of Johnny Thunders’ 1983 album ‘Hurt Me.’

Video: Alison Moyet performs ‘When I Was Your Girl’ on UK TV’s ‘This Morning’

Video: Alison Moyet performs ‘When I Was Your Girl’ on UK TV’s ‘This Morning’

Alison Moyet’s eighth solo album, the minutes, is out in the U.K. this week — it won’t arrive in the U.S. until June 11 — and the former Yazoo frontwoman stopped by the “This Morning” program on the U.K.’s ITV television network today to perform lead single “When I Was Your Girl.”