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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.’

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Today we continue with more results from our Readers Poll 2012, this time counting down the Top 10 compilations, box sets and live albums, with titles from the likes of World Party, James, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Roxy Music, The Specials, Skinny Puppy, Duran Duran and more.

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.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of headlines includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, The Stone Roses, Bob Mould, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

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.

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Midnight Oil, The Stone Roses, John Lydon, This Mortal Coil, The Specials, Pet Shop Boys, World Party, Mission of Burma, The Smiths and more — plus the latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

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.

The Week in Rock: May 27-June 2, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 27-June 2, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes news about Jah Wobble and Keith Levene, The Cure, The Pogues, The Smithereens, World Party, Bronski Beat and Communards, The Waterboys’ Mike Scott and much, much more.