Tag: Yazoo

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.  This week’s releases include new and reissued titles from Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, OMD and The Art of Noise.

Listen: Yazoo, ‘Situation’ (Richard X Remix) — off forthcoming ‘Four Pieces’ box set

Listen: Yazoo, ‘Situation’ (Richard X Remix) — off forthcoming ‘Four Pieces’ box set

Here’s a preview of the new box set from Yazoo – the classic synthpop duo of Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke that was christened Yaz in the U.S. – that arrives this fall, a remix of the classic 1982 single “Situation” by contemporary producer Richard X. You can stream the track here.

Yazoo’s upcoming ‘Four Pieces’ box set to be released on CD, too, after fan outcry

Yazoo’s upcoming ‘Four Pieces’ box set to be released on CD, too, after fan outcry

]Yazoo – the classic synthpop duo of Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke that was christened Yaz in the U.S. – last month announced plans for a 4-disc box set collecting it two albums, plus remixes and BBC radio sessions that was to be released only on heavyweight vinyl and digital formats.  Now it’ll be released on CD, too.

Yazoo collects studio albums, remixes and BBC sessions on new ‘Four Pieces’ vinyl box

Yazoo collects studio albums, remixes and BBC sessions on new ‘Four Pieces’ vinyl box

Yazoo – the hugely influential synthpop duo of Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke that was christened Yaz in the U.S. – will release a 4LP vinyl box set this fall called Four Pieces that collects the group’s two albums plus a set of remixes and their two BBC radio sessions. See the full tracklist right here.

Listen: Alison Moyet, ‘Reassuring Pinches’ — icy synthpop off upcoming album ‘Other’

Listen: Alison Moyet, ‘Reassuring Pinches’ — icy synthpop off upcoming album ‘Other’

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet gave fans the first taste of her upcoming ninth solo album Other via its spare title track back in March. But now comes the official first single, “Reassuring Pinches,” an electronic chiller that you can hear below in its original form and radio mix.

Alison Moyet announces new album ‘Other,’ plots huge world tour — hear the title track

Alison Moyet announces new album ‘Other,’ plots huge world tour — hear the title track

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet today announced the release of her ninth solo album, titled Other, along with a 58-date worldwide tour that will keep her on the road from September through December, playing North America, the U.K., Europe and Australia.

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — third single off electro-pop album ‘the minutes’

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — third single off electro-pop album ‘the minutes’

With a lengthy tour of the U.K. and Ireland opening tonight — to be followed by a very brief trip to the U.S. in November — former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet today debuted the music video for “Changeling,” the third single off the electronic-infused album the minutes that she released earlier this year.

Alison Moyet to play San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York this November

Alison Moyet to play San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York this November

When former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet this past February announced an extensive U.K. tour in support of her new album the minutes, she warned she had “no plans at this stage for tour dates beyond these,” a disappointment to fans in the U.S. and elsewhere. It seems, though, she’s had a change of plans.

Contest: Win tickets to see Erasure’s Vince Clarke play a DJ set in Toronto on June 22

Contest: Win tickets to see Erasure’s Vince Clarke play a DJ set in Toronto on June 22

Vince Clarke — he of Erasure, and former stints in Depeche Mode and Yazoo, of course — has been playing the occasional DJ set of late, and he’s got another one booked for June 22 at Velvet Underground in Toronto. And guess what? We’ve got a pair of general-admission tickets to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.

Video: Alison Moyet performs ‘When I Was Your Girl’ on UK TV’s ‘This Morning’

Video: Alison Moyet performs ‘When I Was Your Girl’ on UK TV’s ‘This Morning’

Alison Moyet’s eighth solo album, the minutes, is out in the U.K. this week — it won’t arrive in the U.S. until June 11 — and the former Yazoo frontwoman stopped by the “This Morning” program on the U.K.’s ITV television network today to perform lead single “When I Was Your Girl.”

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘When I Was Your Girl’ — first single off new album ‘the minutes’

Video: Alison Moyet, ‘When I Was Your Girl’ — first single off new album ‘the minutes’

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet last month debuted the first material off her upcoming eight solo album the minutes, and now comes the official video for the first single, “When I Was Your Girl.” The U.S. version premiered today via USA Today (it’s been viewable in restricted form in other parts of the world since last week).

Alison Moyet announces extensive U.K. tour for ‘the minutes,’ but U.S. shows unlikely

Alison Moyet announces extensive U.K. tour for ‘the minutes,’ but U.S. shows unlikely

Alison Moyet today announced an extensive, 24-date tour of the U.K. and Ireland this fall in support of her upcoming album ‘the minutes’ — that’s the just-revealed cover art posted above — and said the concerts will place the new album “center stage” and focus on “significant electronic material in her back catalog.”

Free MP3: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — first track off upcoming album ‘the minutes’

Free MP3: Alison Moyet, ‘Changeling’ — first track off upcoming album ‘the minutes’

Former Yazoo frontwoman Alison Moyet today announced that her upcoming eighth solo album will be called the minutes, and then proceeded to debut the first track off the largely electronic collection — a song called “Changeling,” which can be downloaded for free via the widget below in exchange for an e-mail address.

Alison Moyet of Yazoo to release new electronic-based ‘prog-pop’ album in May

Alison Moyet of Yazoo to release new electronic-based ‘prog-pop’ album in May

U.K. imprint Cooking Vinyl today announced it has signed Alison Moyet to a worldwide deal with plans to release the former Yazoo singer’s eighth studio album this May, an electronic-based collection that signer describes both as “prog-pop” and “born of reconstructed improvisation.”