Echo & The Bunnymen will release their first new album in four years next May, a collection called The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon that will feature “some of their greatest songs” re-recorded “with strings and things attached” along with a couple brand-new songs. The band also announced U.K. dates next year.
Echo & The Bunnymen announced this week that the band has signed to BMG, marking the group’s return to a major label for the first time since the 1990s. On top of that, the band said, in a Facebook post, that it’s “looking forward to sharing future releases very soon.”
Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen will team up this summer for a North American co-headlining tour that will see the two bands play 16 shows in July and August, beginning in Philadelphia and wrapping up in Vancouver, B.C. The tour also plays Boston, Detroit, Chicago, Portland and more
Echo & The Bunnymen will return to the U.S. this summer, with the band this week announcing what it termed a “tour of America” that consists of four shows in California this August. It is not clear, via the band’s announcement on Facebook or elsewhere, whether the Bunnymen plan to add more dates to the trek.
Echo & The Bunnymen this week wrapped up their U.S. tour in support of brand-new album Meteorites, and capped the trek with a return appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” last night that saw the band performing that album’s “Holy Moses” for a national TV audience.
Echo & The Bunnymen currently are about midway through their North American tour in support of their latest album Meteorites, and tonight’s show in Seattle offers a special treat: It’s being broadcast live across the Internet as part of Yahoo! Screen’s live concert series. Check out the broadcast here.
This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Camper Van Beethoven and James, plus reissues from Morrissey and Soundgarden, and a new latter-period best-of from Paul Weller.
This week’s new releases include a brand-new studio album from Echo & The Bunnymen (‘Meteorites’), plus audiophile vinyl reissues from Depeche Mode, a new They Might Be Giants compilation, a 7 Seconds studio record, two Suzanne Vega reissues and a new compilation of Factory Records acts.
With Echo & The Bunnymen’s 11th studio album Meteorites set for release in Europe one week from today, the band this morning began streaming the record — which Ian McCulloch calls “more edgy than anything I’ve ever done” — in full via both The Guardian in the U.K. and VPRO in the Netherlands.
Echo & The Bunnymen today rescheduled most of the remainder of the band’s U.K. tour as frontman Ian McCulloch recovers from a throat infection, announcing several makeup dates in June and early July following the release of the band’s new album Meteorites.
Echo & The Bunnymen today premiered the first music video to promote their upcoming album Meteorites, a Roger Sargent-directed clip for sweeping single “Lovers on the Run” that finds frontman Ian McCulloch sitting in a dark corner as images are projected across him.
Echo & The Bunnymen will embark on a 14-date North American tour this August in support of their forthcoming album Meteorites, and this week debuted not just one but two new tracks off the record, including the official U.S. single “Holy Moses.” Meteorites is due out May 26 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.
Following up last month’s debut of the 7-minute “Market Town,” Echo & The Bunnymen this morning offered up the second taste of their forthcoming new album Meteorites, premiering the string-swept track “Lovers on the Run” over at The Quietus. The album is out May 26 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.
Echo & The Bunnymen return later this spring with their first album and five years, and this week they give fans the first inkling of what to expect from Meteorites with “Market Town,” an anthemic, 7-minute rocker. The album is out April 28 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.