October’s a big month for LP-collecting Echo & The Bunnymen fans, with the band’s first four albums receiving vinyl reissues — including limited-edition colored pressings — from Rhino Records.
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This week’s new releases include a lavish 3CD box set celebrating The Velvet Underground’s second album ‘White Light/White Heat,’ as well as a new EP from The Fall, a collection of radio station performances from Jellyfish and audiophile vinyl reissues from Echo & The Bunnymen and Dinosaur Jr.
For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present this 30-minute live set by Echo & The Bunnymen that was filmed Aug. 26, 1982, at Sefton Park in Liverpool and aired on the BBC 2 series “Pop Carnival,” a performance that finds Ian McCulloch squarely between their second and third albums.
Today we roll out the second of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 reissues of the year.
Fans of Echo & The Bunnymen can commemorate the band’s recent gigs performing their first two albums — 1980’s ‘Crocodiles’ and 1981’s ‘Heaven Up Here’ — back-to-back with a brand-new live CD called ‘Do It Clean.’
To commemorate Ian McCulloch’s 52nd birthday today, here’s a full, 53-minute Echo & The Bunnymen live performance filmed in Madrid and broadcast on Spanish TV on Sept. 4, 1984.
This week’s new releases include a new single from Morrissey featuring two vintage unreleased B-sides, a Norwegian-released album from Robyn Hitchcock, audiophile vinyl pressings from Echo & The Bunnymen, INXS and The B-52s, and a 3CD reissue from The Icicle Works.
After performing 1980’s ‘Crocodiles’ and 1981’s ‘Heaven Up Here’ on tour in the U.S. this coming May, Echo & The Bunnymen will skip ahead two albums this fall, spending the end of September on the road in the U.K playing the band’s classic fourth album ‘Ocean Rain’ at six new concerts.
Echo & The Bunnymen today announced a 10-date North American tour this May that will find the U.K. rockers performing their beloved first two albums — 1980’s ‘Crocodiles’ and 1981’s ‘Heaven Up Here’ — in their entirety.
Although dates have yet to be announced, Echo & The Bunnymen will return to the U.S. this May to perform to perform their first two albums — 1980’s ‘Crocodiles’ and 1981’s ‘Heaven Up Here’ — in their entirety.
Round-up of headlines from last week while we were on vacation, including news about Paul Westerberg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, Front Line Assembly, Nine Inch Nails, Talking Heads’ Christ Frantz, Duran Duran and more.