Last week we reported that Dead Can Dance will release its first new album in 16 years on Aug. 9, and now we know the title, thanks to the band’s co-founder Brendan Perry: Anastasis. As Perry writes in the discussion forum on his website, “The new album title is an ancient Greek word and its meaning is connected to the notion of rebirth.”
The album will be released on the same day that the reunited group — also featuring co-founder Lisa Gerrard — opens its eight-month world tour in Vancouver, B.C. The 16-date North American leg runs through a Sept. 7 show in Austin, Texas, then picks up in Europe on Sept. 19, in Istanbul, for 22 concerts, wrapping up Oct. 28 in Dublin.
Dates in South America, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia are promised “very soon.”
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- Dead Can Dance sets Aug. 9 release date for first new album in 16 years
- Dead Can Dance announce 16-date North American tour in August, September
- Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part IV’ 4-track EP
- Dead Can Dance announce 22-date European tour — with American, Asian legs to come
- Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part II’ 4-track EP
- Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part 1′ 4-track EP
- Video: Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie play KEXP
- Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard reuniting for new album, 2012 world tour
Can’t wait for this album, hope they includeCentral or South America or their tour.
Amazing. Absolutely amazing.
Australia is waiting guys.
This is ridiculously exciting. I can only imagine how much more seasoned and developed they both are in terms of composition and performance.
Yeeah im waiting for you! :D