Album News, Tour Dates — June 20, 2011 at 10:56 am

Erasure announces new album ‘Tomorrow’s World,’ sets 25-date North American tour


After months of teasing their in-progress new album, synthpop duo Erasure today finally announced the completion of Tomorrow’s World, the group’s first new record in four years, which will arrive this fall on Mute Records and be accompanied by a 25-date North American tour.

The album, which doesn’t have an exact release date yet, is produced by UK dance maestro Frankmusik, who has remixed the likes of Lady Gaga and the Pet Shop Boys. It was recorded between January and June of this year, with Vince Clarke “using his vintage collection of analog synths for the final touch.” All of the record’s songs are written by Clarke and vocalist Andy Bell, according to today’s announcement.

Currently on tour in Europe and with a nine-date Latin America tour set for August, Erasure is set to open its North American trek Aug. 31 in Tampa, Fla., and continues through September, ending Oct. 6 in Seattle, with two-night stands along the way in Washington, D.C., New York City and Chicago. The band makes a lone foray into Canada, with a Toronto date set for Sept. 11 (see full dates below).

The band will begin ticket presales for the North American shows on Wednesday, and says that anyone who preorders the record through the ticket presales “will get exclusive early access to tracks from Tomorrow’s World before the tour starts.”

Watch for presale details.

See Erasure’s tour dates after the jump…

Erasure tour dates:

June 24: Cannock Chase Forest, Staffordshire, UK
June 25: Dalby Forest, North Yorks, UK
June 27: Zitadelle, Berlin, Germany
June 28: Opera House, Copenhagen, Denmark
June 29: Stadtpark, Hamburg, Germay
July 1: Delamere Forest, Cheshire, UK
July 6: Yubileiny Arena, St. Petersburg, Russia
July 8: A2 Hall, Moscow, Russia
July 9: Arena, Kiev, Ukraine
July 15: Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden
July 16: Slottsfjell Festival, Tønsberg, Norway
July 17: GuilFest, Guilford, UK

Aug. 4: Pontão do Lago Sul, Brasilia, Brazil
Aug. 6: Citibank Hall, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Aug. 7: Chevrolet Hall, Belo, Brazil
Aug. 9: Credicard Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aug. 11: Pepsi on Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Aug. 13: Espacio Riesco, Santiago, Chile
Aug. 15: Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aug. 18: Explanada del Monumental, Lima, Peru
Aug. 24: Metropolitan Theatre, Mexico City, Mexico

Aug. 31: The Ritz Ybor, Tampa, FL
Sept. 2: House of Blues, Orlando, FL
Sept. 3: Center Stage, Atlanta, GA
Sept. 4: Orange Peel, Asheville, N.C.
Sept. 6: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Sept. 7: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Sept. 8: Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 10: House of Blues, Boston, MA
Sept. 11: Sound Academy, Toronto, ON
Sept. 13: Terminal 5, New York, NY
Sept. 14: Terminal 5, New York, NY
Sept. 16: Congress Theatre, Chicago, IL
Sept. 17: Congress Theatre, Chicago, IL
Sept. 18: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Sept. 20: The Vogue Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
Sept. 21: The Pageant, St. Louis, MO
Sept. 23: ACL Live, Austin, TX
Sept. 24: Verizon Wirless Theatre, Houston, TX
Sept. 25: House of Blues, Dallas, TX
Sept. 27: Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
Sept. 28: Kingsbury Hall , Salt Lake City, UT
Sept. 30: The Palms Concert Theater, Las Vegas, NV
Oct. 1: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 2: House of Blues, San Diego, CA
Oct. 4: Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
Oct. 5: Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
Oct. 6: Neptune, Seattle, WA


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