Tag: Richard Butler

The Psychedelic Furs debut video for ‘Wrong Train’ off comeback LP ‘Made of Rain’

The Psychedelic Furs debut video for ‘Wrong Train’ off comeback LP ‘Made of Rain’

The Psychedelic Furs today premiered a new music video — for the song “Wrong Train” — off the band’s first new album in 29 years, which came out last summer following a delay brought on by the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch the new clip right here.

The Psychedelic Furs debut ‘You’ll Be Mine’ — second song off first new album in 29 years

The Psychedelic Furs debut ‘You’ll Be Mine’ — second song off first new album in 29 years

The Psychedelic Furs today debuted the second track off the band’s first album in 29 years, a song called “You’ll Be Mine” that has a slight Celtic tinge and will be featured on the eagerly awaited Made of Rain, which is due out May 1 via Cooking Vinyl. Hear it right here.

The Psychedelic Furs announce spring U.S. tour in support of new album ‘Made of Rain’

The Psychedelic Furs announce spring U.S. tour in support of new album ‘Made of Rain’

The Psychedelic Furs today announced a 13-date spring U.S. tour — focused largely on dates in Florida and Texas — ahead of the release of Made of Rain, the band’s eighth studio album and their first full-length in nearly 30 years.  Full tour dates and all the details right here.

Psychedelic Furs announce first new album in 29 years — hear first single ‘Don’t Believe’

Psychedelic Furs announce first new album in 29 years — hear first single ‘Don’t Believe’

After teasing big news for the past few days, The Psychedelic Furs have announced they’ll at long last release their eighth studio album — the band’s first record in 29 years — this spring. The 12-track collection is preceded by the single “Don’t Believe,” which you can hear right now.

The Psychedelic Furs planning new album in 2020, debut new song on current U.S. tour

The Psychedelic Furs planning new album in 2020, debut new song on current U.S. tour

The Psychedelic Furs have become a regular fixture on the U.S. touring circuit in recent years, performing well-received greatest-hits sets from coast to coast. But at recent shows on the band’s current tour with James, fans have been treated to something far more rare: a new song. Check out live performances of it right here.

The Psychedelic Furs announce U.S. dates this spring with Robyn Hitchcock

The Psychedelic Furs announce U.S. dates this spring with Robyn Hitchcock

The Psychedelic Furs will head back out on the road in the U.S. next month for a just-announced, 13-date trek that will feature Robyn Hitchcock — who covered the Furs’ 1984 classic “The Ghost in You” on his recent The Man Upstairs album — opening most of the shows.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Psychedelic Furs submit to the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Psychedelic Furs submit to the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present a “120 X-Ray” segment on The Psychedelic Furs in which Richard Butler and his bandmates discuss the making of their then-new album Book of Days, and their shift back to touring smaller venues. Check out the 3-minute clip, which also features some live footage.

The Psychedelic Furs map out 35-date tour across U.S. this summer

The Psychedelic Furs map out 35-date tour across U.S. this summer

Since last we checked in with The Psychedelic Furs back in March, the band has considerably expanded its summer touring plans, with at least 35 dates announced so far in a trek that will keep Richard Butler and Co. on the road in the U.S. from late May through early September.

The Psychedelic Furs announce U.S. concerts — including 2 with The Go-Go’s

The Psychedelic Furs announce U.S. concerts — including 2 with The Go-Go’s

With frontman Richard Butler presumably recovered from the spinal surgery that sidelined the band’s New Year’s dates, The Psychedelic Furs today announced a run of seven U.S. concerts in late May and early June — including a pair on the East Coast with The Go-Go’s.

The Psychedelic Furs cancel U.S. concerts as Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery

The Psychedelic Furs cancel U.S. concerts as Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery

The Psychedelic Furs this evening announced the cancellation of the band’s short run of New Year’s dates in Las Vegas and California as frontman Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery, but added, in a note posted on the band’s official Facebook page, that the group hopes to reschedule the five concerts in the future.

The Psychedelic Furs add additional concerts to ‘Talk Talk Talk’ tour of U.S.

The Psychedelic Furs add additional concerts to ‘Talk Talk Talk’ tour of U.S.

Despite initially billing their tour as ‘a very limited run of live shows,’ The Psychedelic Furs this week added an eight-date southern leg to their 30th anniversary ‘Talk Talk Talk’ tour of the U.S. this summer — effectively tripling the original size of the trek.

The Psychedelic Furs to play 1981’s ‘Talk Talk Talk’ on spring tour of western U.S.

The Psychedelic Furs to play 1981’s ‘Talk Talk Talk’ on spring tour of western U.S.

The Psychedelic Furs will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their sophomore album Talk Talk Talk by playing the record in its entirety at a ‘very limited run of live shows’ in the U.S. this spring — just eight concerts in California and Texas.

The Psychedelic Furs to play 1981’s ‘Talk Talk Talk’ on spring tour of ‘western U.S.’

The Psychedelic Furs to play 1981’s ‘Talk Talk Talk’ on spring tour of ‘western U.S.’

Turns out Echo & The Bunnymen won’t be the only ones doing the full-album thing this spring: The Psychedelic Furs are planning to bring their ‘Talk Talk Talk’ tour to the ‘western U.S.’ for a round of dates in April in May.

The Psychedelic Furs to play ‘Talk Talk Talk’ in its entirety at U.K. concerts in October

The Psychedelic Furs to play ‘Talk Talk Talk’ in its entirety at U.K. concerts in October

The Psychedelic Furs will follow their upcoming American tour by returning to the U.K. this fall for a short run of dates that will see the band performing its 1981 album ‘Talk Talk Talk’ in its entirety, plus ‘an encore set of some of their other classics.’