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Video: Dead Can Dance open North American tour with first concerts in 7 years

Video: Dead Can Dance open North American tour with first concerts in 7 years

The reunited Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — have released their first new album in 16 years, and are now a few dates into their first live dates since 2005, following a tour-opening concert in Vancouver, B.C., last Thursday. We’ve assembled video from the tour’s first four shows.

Full-album stream: Dead Can Dance, ‘Anastasis’ — first new record in 16 years

Full-album stream: Dead Can Dance, ‘Anastasis’ — first new record in 16 years

Just a day after offering up a free download from their new album, the reunited Dead Can Dance are now putting it all out there, offering a full stream of the eight-track ‘Anastasis,’ the duo’s first new album in 16 years, seven weeks before its release in a variety of digital and physical formats.

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years

The reunited Dead Can Dance — co-founders Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today debuted the first track off ‘Anastasis’, their first album in 16 years, which arrives Aug. 9 in conjunction with the launch of a massive world tour. Download the 5-minute radio edit of ‘Amnesia’ in exchange for an e-mail address.

Brendan Perry reveals title of first Dead Can Dance album in 16 years: ‘Anastasis’

Brendan Perry reveals title of first Dead Can Dance album in 16 years: ‘Anastasis’

Last week we reported that Dead Can Dance will release its first new album in 16 years on Aug. 9, and now we know the title, thanks to the band’s Brendan Perry: ‘Anastasis.’ As Perry writes in the forum on his website, ‘The new album title is an ancient Greek word and its meaning is connected to the notion of rebirth.’

Dead Can Dance sets Aug. 9 release date for first new album in 16 years

Dead Can Dance sets Aug. 9 release date for first new album in 16 years

Dead Can Dance will release its first new album of all-new material in 16 years on Aug. 9 to coincide with the launch of its eight-month worldwide reunion tour that same day in Vancouver, B.C., the group — co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — announced this week in a news release.

Dead Can Dance announce 16-date North American tour in August, September

Dead Can Dance announce 16-date North American tour in August, September

As promised, he newly reunited Dead Can Dance will tour North America this summer, today announcing a 16-date tour of the U.S. and Canada this August and September that’ll include a two-night stand at New York City’s Beacon Theatre and a tour-ending show in Austin, Texas.