The death over the weekend of legendary record man Seymour Stein has unleashed a torrent of heartfelt appreciations from the musicians he championed.
Tag: Book of Love
English synthpop icons The Human League have announced their first U.S. concerts of 2018, a pair of club shows in Las Vegas and San Francisco that bookend an appearance at the Like Totally ’80s Festival in Huntington Beach, Calif. — where the group will appear on a bill with The Alarm, Gene Loves Jezebel and The Untouchables.
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 titles from They Might Be Giants, Meat Beat Manifesto, Mudhoney and Book of Love.
Book of Love — best-remembered for their ’80s singles such as “Boy,” “I Touch Roses” and “Pretty Boys and Pretty Girls” — have reunited to work on new music that’s expected out later this year and are following up a one-off reunion show this past spring in Texas with a short run of California dates this fall.