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Modern English shares new quarantine performance of ‘I Melt With You’

Modern English shares new quarantine performance of ‘I Melt With You’

No stranger to rerecording its classic 1982 single “I Melt With You,” Modern English has done so again — this time in the style of our times, the socially distanced performance that’s recorded separately-but-together over Zoom. The band will be reissue the “I Melt With You” 12-inch single for Record Store Day on Oct. 24.

Modern English announces short tour along East Coast of U.S. this August

Modern English announces short tour along East Coast of U.S. this August

Reunited post-punk/New Wave rockers Modern English — original members Robbie Grey (vocals), Gary McDowell (guitar), Mick Conroy (bass) and Stephen Walker (keyboards), plus guitarist Steven Walker and drummer Ric Chandler — have announced a nine-date tour of the East Coast for late August.

Modern English cancels September tour of U.K., announces three concerts in Florida

Modern English cancels September tour of U.K., announces three concerts in Florida

Citing “unforeseen circumstances… beyond our control,” reunited post-punk/New Wave rockers Modern English canceled a five-date tour of the band’s native U.K. that was to have taken place this week, and instead announced a trio of concerts in Florida later this month.

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Our latest collection of links includes a report The Stone Roses will release a new album in 2013, plus interviews with former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, frontman Robbie Grey of the recently reunited Modern English and members of Mission of Burma, who just released a new album, ‘Unsound.’

Modern English recording new album, playing handful of U.S., U.K. dates this summer

Modern English recording new album, playing handful of U.S., U.K. dates this summer

Tweet Reunited post-punk/New Wave rockers Modern English — who are expected to release their eighth studio album sometime later this year — will perform a short, 7-date run […]

Video: Modern English at The Abbey in Orlando, Fla., 9/21/11 — full concert

Video: Modern English at The Abbey in Orlando, Fla., 9/21/11 — full concert

Modern English last month mounted a short tour of the southeastern U.S. — mostly within Florida, in fact — and now you can watch one of those concerts in full, thanks to Florida’s True Marketing, which made this 56-minute film of the band’s Sept. 21 performance at The Abbey in Orlando.

Free MP3: Modern English re-records ‘I Melt With You’ (again), sets short U.S. tour

Free MP3: Modern English re-records ‘I Melt With You’ (again), sets short U.S. tour

Modern English have re-recorded their signature 1982 smash ‘I Melt With You’ for a second time, and are offering the slowed-down, moody version of the track as a free download in advance of a just-announced short tour of the southeastern United States next month.

Modern English releases ‘Blister EP,’ sets 8-date North American tour this month

Modern English releases ‘Blister EP,’ sets 8-date North American tour this month

Modern English embarks on a second round of North American dates this weekend in support of its just-released ‘Blister EP,’ a download-only release featuring the title track, off this year’s ‘Soundtrack,’ plus a non-album cut and two demos.

Modern English’s original lineup reunites for short North American tour this summer

Modern English’s original lineup reunites for short North American tour this summer

The founding members of British post-punk/New Wave act Modern English — immortalized by their hit ‘I Melt With You’ — are reuniting for the first time since the mid-’80s to tour this summer in support of the band’s just-released album ‘Soundtrack.’

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

This week’s new releases include The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ (CD and vinyl in Europe, iTunes in the U.S.), Modern English’s first new album in 14 years, a 2CD reissue of Marc Almond’s ‘Open All Night’ and The Wonder Stuff’s re-recording of ‘Hup.’

Modern English preps new album ‘Soundtrack,’ issuing ‘Stop Start’ on CD for first time

Modern English preps new album ‘Soundtrack,’ issuing ‘Stop Start’ on CD for first time

There’s a flurry of activity on tap from Modern English next month as the British post-punk/New Wave act releases ‘Soundtrack’ — its seventh studio album and first batch of new songs in 14 years — and issues 1986’s ‘Stop Start’ on CD for the first time.