Tag: Karl Wallinger

World Party releasing remastered editions of all 5 albums on 180-gram vinyl

World Party releasing remastered editions of all 5 albums on 180-gram vinyl

Karl Wallinger is reissuing all five World Party studio albums on 180-gram vinyl between now and November, with each record boasting remastered sound, while the group’s final album — 2000’s Dumbing Up — will feature six extra tracks in its vinyl debut. Get more details right here.

World Party to release first new album in 19 years in 2019, and reissue catalog on vinyl

World Party to release first new album in 19 years in 2019, and reissue catalog on vinyl

Karl Wallinger’s got big plans for 2019, with a new World Party studio album — the band’s first in 19 years — planned for release along with  reissues of the group’s full catalog on vinyl for the first time throughout the year, beginning with 1986 debut Private Revolution. The new album is expected in the spring.

Listen: Karl Wallinger shares early demo of World Party’s classic single ‘Ship of Fools’

Listen: Karl Wallinger shares early demo of World Party’s classic single ‘Ship of Fools’

World Party mastermind Karl Wallinger has shared an early demo of his band’s 1985 debut single “Ship of Fools,” a sparse composition with different lyrics — most notably the chorus “Sail me all around tomorrow” instead of the familiar refrain of “Save me from tomorrow.” Hear the early version right here.

Karl Wallinger to take World Party out for 39-date U.S. tour this spring, summer

Karl Wallinger to take World Party out for 39-date U.S. tour this spring, summer

When World Party toured the U.S. last summer, that 25-date trek was billed as the band’s most extensive visit to America in years. But this spring and summer, Karl Wallinger will top that, returning for a 39-date tour that begins in mid-May in Boston and wraps up two months later in Riverhead, New York.

World Party returns to U.S. for 25-date, coast-to-coast tour this May, June

World Party returns to U.S. for 25-date, coast-to-coast tour this May, June

After three brief tours of the U.S. in 2012 in support of 5CD box set Arkeology, Karl Wallinger is bringing World Party back to America this spring for the group’s longest trek in years: a run of 25 dates opening May 24 in Boston and wrapping up June 29 in Solana Beach, Calif.

World Party announces 11-date tour of the U.K. this spring in support of ‘Arkeology’

World Party announces 11-date tour of the U.K. this spring in support of ‘Arkeology’

After returning to U.K. stages for the first time in a decade last fall for a handful of shows, Karl Wallinger will take World Party out on a proper tour of his home country this spring, performing 11 concerts across two weeks in April in support of last year’s 5CD box set ‘Arkeology.’

World Party announces 8-date, post-Thanksgiving tour of western U.S.

World Party announces 8-date, post-Thanksgiving tour of western U.S.

Karl Wallinger will bring World Party back to the U.S. for the third time this year — following a string of in-stores and radio performances this past spring and a handful of dates in the eastern U.S. in September — to perform a short run of eight concerts along the West Coast and in Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado.

Video: World Party, ‘Everybody’s Falling in Love’ — new track off ‘Arkeology’ box set

Video: World Party, ‘Everybody’s Falling in Love’ — new track off ‘Arkeology’ box set

With plans for a September tour of the U.S. fleshing out, World Party this morning released a new music video for “Everybody’s Falling in Love,” one of the 70 previously unreleased tracks on the ‘Arkeology’ box set. The video follows a sad black-and-white guy stuck in a color world where everybody’s making out all the time.

World Party ‘touring America’ in September — initial U.S. dates confirmed

World Party ‘touring America’ in September — initial U.S. dates confirmed

Karl Wallinger apparently is making good on his promise in March 2011 to mount “a whole tour of the U.S.A.” — albeit more than a year behind schedule — with this week’s announcement that World Party will tour America this September, with initial dates in Nashville, Tenn., and New York City already unveiled.

World Party to return to U.K. concert stages for first time in a decade this fall

World Party to return to U.K. concert stages for first time in a decade this fall

Karl Wallinger will bring World Party back to the U.K. for the band’s first concerts in its native U.K. in a decade, with shows announced in Oxford and at London’s historic Royal Albert Hall this fall. It’s clear how many dates World Party will play; the band’s site only lists the London concert, but an Oxford date is on sale, too.

Video: World Party’s Karl Wallinger plays Record Store Day in-store at Fingerprints

Video: World Party’s Karl Wallinger plays Record Store Day in-store at Fingerprints

Last month, World Party mainman Karl Wallinger did a low-key round of radio station appearances and record shop in-stores in the U.S. to promote the release of the ‘Arkeology’ box set — including this 40-minute performance at Fingerprints in Long Beach, Calif., on Record Store Day.

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine, Blast First

Our latest link round-up features an extensive Q&A with World Party’s Karl Wallinger about his band’s new 5CD box set of unreleased music, plus excerpts of books about The Stone Roses and U.K. indie record labels, and a tribute to now-shuttered Smiths fansite Passions Just Like Mine and its ilk.

Stream: World Party, ‘Words’ — one of 70 unreleased tracks on ‘Arkeology’ box set

Stream: World Party, ‘Words’ — one of 70 unreleased tracks on ‘Arkeology’ box set

Next month, Karl Wallinger will release his first new music under the World Party banner since 2000… and it won’t just be a new CD, but, rather, a mammoth five-disc box set called ‘Arkeology’ featuring 70 previously unreleased tracks, including new songs, demos, live tracks and more.