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Erasure cancels 2022 tour dates due to “family circumstances beyond anyone’s control”

Erasure cancels 2022 tour dates due to “family circumstances beyond anyone’s control”

Erasure this week announced the cancellation of all of the group’s planned touring in 2022 in support of The Neon, including a North American trek.

Erasure enlists LGBTQIA+ stars for ‘Nerves of Steel’ video off new album ‘The Neon’

Erasure enlists LGBTQIA+ stars for ‘Nerves of Steel’ video off new album ‘The Neon’

Erasure today debuted “Nerves of Steel,” the third track off the duo’s first new record in three years and 18th studio album overall — a 10-song collection called The Neon that will be released by Mute on Aug. 21. Hear the new song in full right here via its Brad Hammer-directed music video.

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can hear right here, along with the album’s full details.

Erasure’s ‘Chorus’ to receive 3CD expanded reissue with B-sides, remixes and live material

Erasure’s ‘Chorus’ to receive 3CD expanded reissue with B-sides, remixes and live material

Erasure will reissue their fifth studio album, 1991’s Chorus, in an expanded three-disc edition on Valentine’s Day, supplementing a remastered version of the original with two discs of new and classic remixes, B-sides, bonus tracks and a full live version of the album. Check out the full tracklist right here.

Erasure to reissue ‘Wild!’ in 30th anniversary edition with 5 previously unreleased tracks

Erasure to reissue ‘Wild!’ in 30th anniversary edition with 5 previously unreleased tracks

Synthpop favorites Erasure next year will release a 30th anniversary expanded reissue of their chart-topping fourth album, 1989’s Wild!, featuring a bonus disc filled with B-sides, remixes and other rarities — including five previously unreleased mixes and live cuts. Full details and tracklist right here.

Ride expands North American tour in support of new album ‘Weather Diaries’

Ride expands North American tour in support of new album ‘Weather Diaries’

Reunited shoegazers Ride have expanded their North American tour in support their first new album in 20 years, Weather Diaries, following up their short run of July concerts with seven more shows in the U.S. and Mexico in late September and early October.

Listen: Erasure, ‘Love You To the Sky’ — first single off upcoming ‘World Be Gone’

Listen: Erasure, ‘Love You To the Sky’ — first single off upcoming ‘World Be Gone’

Classic synthpop duo Erasure — Andy Bell and Vince Clarke — today debuted the lead single from their upcoming 17th studio album, World Be Gone. The bouncy track “Love You To the Sky,” with its instantly memorable chorus, can be heard below via the band’s lyric video.

Ride announces ‘select run’ of North American concerts in July

Ride announces ‘select run’ of North American concerts in July

Reunited shoegazers Ride have followed up the release of their first new music in more than two decades with plans to perform a “select run” of North American dates in July, a five-concert trek that sees the band playing Toronto, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Erasure to release ‘World Be Gone’ — first new album in 3 years — in May

Erasure to release ‘World Be Gone’ — first new album in 3 years — in May

Classic synthpop duo Erasure — Andy Bell and Vince Clarke — this week announced plans to release their 17th studio album this spring. The 10-track World Be Gone, due out May 19 on Mute Records, will be the group’s first new album since 2014’s The Violet Flame.

Listen: Ride, ‘Home is a Feeling’ — shoegaze legends debut 2nd new track this week

Listen: Ride, ‘Home is a Feeling’ — shoegaze legends debut 2nd new track this week

Seminal shoegaze act Ride went 21 years without releasing new music, but after debuting “Charm Assault” this week, the wait for more was just 24 hours. The band has now shared a second new track, the meditative “Home is a Feeling,” which you can hear here.

Listen: Ride, ‘Charm Assault’ — shoegaze legends’ first new music in 20 years

Listen: Ride, ‘Charm Assault’ — shoegaze legends’ first new music in 20 years

Reunited shoegaze legends Ride today debuted their first new music in 21 years, releasing the song “Charm Assault” that presumably is a taste of the band’s as-yet-announced fifth studio album, which is expected out sometime this summer. The new song is produced by Erol Alkan and mixed by Alan Moulder.

Stream Erasure’s new single ‘Elevation’ — off forthcoming ‘The Violet Flame’

Stream Erasure’s new single ‘Elevation’ — off forthcoming ‘The Violet Flame’

We’re still two months away from the arrival of Erasure’s 16th studio album, The Violet Flame, but the duo has just offered up the first taste of the record in the form of first single “Elevation,” which you can stream here. Vince Clarke and Andy Bell also revealed the full tracklist for the album,

Erasure announce new album ‘The Violet Flame’ and massive 58-date tour

Erasure announce new album ‘The Violet Flame’ and massive 58-date tour

Erasure today announce the release of its 16th studio album this fall, a 10-track record titled The Violet Flame that will be followed by a massive 58-date world tour that will mostly see Andy Bell and Vince Clarke play venues in the U.S. and U.K. between mid-September and the end of 2014.

Erasure unveils tracklisting for ‘Snow Globe’ holiday album, previews ‘Silent Night’

Erasure unveils tracklisting for ‘Snow Globe’ holiday album, previews ‘Silent Night’

Erasure has unveiled both the tracklisting for its upcoming holiday album Snow Globe and detailed plans to offer fans a deluxe 3CD box set of the album that will include a second disc of alternate versions and some Christmas classics not on the record itself, plus a recording of the duo’s Christmas radio show.