This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Johnny Marr (‘The Messenger’), KMFDM (‘Kunst’) and John Foxx (‘Evidence’), plus reissues from Fine Young Cannibals, The Blue Aeroplanes and The Sound, as well as best-ofs from Kirsty MacColl and The Human League.
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Our latest collection of links includes the ongoing dispute between Morrissey and the Staples Center over its meat offerings, news that Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has recorded with R&B star Frank Ocean, and some vintage video from Fine Young Cannibals and Kate Bush.
The two albums from short-lived chart toppers Fine Young Cannibals — comprised of singer Roland Gift and former English Beat members Andy Cox and David Steele — will be reissued later this month by Demon Music Group’s Edsel imprint as expanded 2CD sets featuring bonus B-sides, remixes and non-album tracks.
Rewind Scotland — The ’80s Festival will return for a second year this July, featuring 24 acts spread over two days — including sets by Holly Johnson of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Bronski Beat’s Jimmy Sommerville, Squeeze, Midge Ure, Lightning Seeds, Marc Almond, ABC and Roland Gift of Fine Young Cannibals.
Tweet The Dave Wakeling-led reincarnation of 2 Tone-era ska act The English Beat and ska-punk survivors Fishbone will co-headline a month-long string of U.S. club […]