Tag: Erasure

Ex-Depeche Mode bandmates Vince Clarke and Martin Gore working on ‘techno-ish track’

Ex-Depeche Mode bandmates Vince Clarke and Martin Gore working on ‘techno-ish track’

Former bandmates Vince Clarke and Martin Gore — who parted ways professionally nearly 30 years ago when Clarke quit Depeche Mode — are working together again on a ‘techno-ish’ track that could be destined for the forthcoming Erasure album.

Q&A: Erasure’s Andy Bell on ‘Non-Stop’ solo album, working with his ‘hero’ Vince Clarke

Q&A: Erasure’s Andy Bell on ‘Non-Stop’ solo album, working with his ‘hero’ Vince Clarke

Erasure’s Andy Bell talks to Slicing Up Eyeballs about ‘Non-Stop,’ his dancefloor-ready second solo album that, in some ways, is actually Bell’s third, after his record label forced him to scrap a Stephen Hague-produced effort that ‘sounded too much like Erasure.’

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

This week’s new CDs include the American release of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition,’ plus new albums from Erasure’s Andy Bell, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, and a new live album from Throwing Muses’ Kristin Hersh.

Yazoo, with Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet, to release ‘Reconnected Live’ concert album

Yazoo, with Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet, to release ‘Reconnected Live’ concert album

The 2008 reunion tour by Yazoo — or Yaz, as the Vince Clarke/Alison Moyet group was called here in the U.S. — will be documented with a two-disc live album called ‘Reconstructed Live’ that’s due out this fall, the band announced today on its official site.

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

This week’s new releases include the ‘U2 360° at the Rose Bowl’ DVD/Blu-ray, the new single from Erasure frontman Andy Bell’s forthcoming solo album, a new Television Personalities album (‘A Memory is Better than Nothing’) and a reissue of King’s ‘Steps in Time.’

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure’s Andy Bell to release ‘Non-Stop’ solo album featuring Perry Farrell duet

Erasure singer Andy Bell will show off his “his more clubby, nocturnal, disco-glam side” on ‘Non-Stop,’ his forthcoming second solo album — which features a duet with Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell.

Video: Erasure’s Andy Bell and Vince Clarke recording new album in EMI’s parking lot

Holed up in a mobile recording trailer in EMI’s London parking lot, Andy Bell and Vince Clarke of Erasure this week began offering fans short glimpses into the recording of their 14th studio album, posting a pair of videos in which they discuss their writing sessions — and Clarke’s plans to only use analog synths on the record.

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Tweet For music fans of a certain stripe, Christmas — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping splurges — is a great time of […]

New releases: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue, live R.E.M., Morrissey B-sides

New releases: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue, live R.E.M., Morrissey B-sides

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: U2 RELEASE: The Unforgettable Fire BACKSTORY: This 25th anniversary […]

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Echo & The Bunnymen RELEASE: The Fountain BACKSTORY: The […]

Erasure reveals tracklist for ‘The Innocents’ expanded reissue, ‘Phantom Bride EP’

Erasure reveals tracklist for ‘The Innocents’ expanded reissue, ‘Phantom Bride EP’

Synthpop duo Erasure has released the tracklist for the forthcoming “21st anniversary” reissue of its breakthrough 1988 album The Innocents, which will include a second […]

New releases: Stone Roses 20th anniversary reissue, Erasure ‘Club’ EP, ZE Records comp

New releases: Stone Roses 20th anniversary reissue, Erasure ‘Club’ EP, ZE Records comp

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums due out Tuesday. ARTIST: The Stone Roses RELEASE: The Stone Roses BACKSTORY: The U.S. editions […]

Erasure reissuing ‘The Innocents,’ rare club mixes, ‘Abba-esque’ remix EP

Erasure reissuing ‘The Innocents,’ rare club mixes, ‘Abba-esque’ remix EP

Erasure is hopping aboard the reissue train this summer and fall, delivering a “21st anniversary” remaster of The Innocents, a CD of rare 1990 club […]