Tag: Midge Ure

Howard Jones to release new album, tour the U.S. with Midge Ure this summer

Howard Jones to release new album, tour the U.S. with Midge Ure this summer

Howard Jones is set to release a brand-new studio album this summer and is planning to hit the road on a 27-date U.S. tour with Midge Ure.

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

This is 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 Friday. May also include other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This weeks’ releases include titles from The Replacements, KMFDM and more.

This week’s new releases: Poptone, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley, Violent Femmes

This week’s new releases: Poptone, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley, Violent Femmes

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 Poptone, Ultravox’s Midge Ure, Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet, and Violent Femmes.

This week’s new releases: U2’s ‘Songs of Experience,’ Midge Ure, Cindy Wilson, Sex Pistols

This week’s new releases: U2’s ‘Songs of Experience,’ Midge Ure, Cindy Wilson, Sex Pistols

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. Titles out this week include U2’s new album ‘Songs of Experience,’ a reissue from the Sex Pistols, and an album by Cindy Wilson of The B-52’s.

Midge Ure to release album of ‘reimagined and orchestrated’ Ultravox classics, solo tracks

Midge Ure to release album of ‘reimagined and orchestrated’ Ultravox classics, solo tracks

Midge Ure will revisit the music of his band Ultravox, as well as his own solo catalog, with a new album called Orchestrated that will feature a dozen re-recordings of some of his best-known songs, including “Dancing with Tears in My Eyes” and “Vienna.” Check out the full tracklist right here.

Video: Tom Bailey plays Thompson Twins songs for first time in 27 years ahead of U.S. tour

Video: Tom Bailey plays Thompson Twins songs for first time in 27 years ahead of U.S. tour

Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey took to the stage in a small club in the U.K. last week for an hour-long set that featured his first performance of his old band’s material in 27 years, a warm-up for his appearance at the Rewind South festival over this past weekend and his upcoming North American tour.

New releases: Wire’s ‘Document and Eyewitness,’ plus Scruffy the Cat, Midge Ure

New releases: Wire’s ‘Document and Eyewitness,’ plus Scruffy the Cat, Midge Ure

This week’s new releases include an expanded 2CD reissue of Wire’s fourth album, “Document and Eyewitness,” plus a new digital-only compilation of Scruffy the Cat’s Relativity Records output and a slightly belated U.S. CD release of MIdge Ure’s new album “Fragile.”

New releases: Midge Ure, Marc Almond, Ministry, Durutti Column, The Gun Club

New releases: Midge Ure, Marc Almond, Ministry, Durutti Column, The Gun Club

This week’s new releases include a brand-new studio album from Ultravox’s Midge Ure, a recording of a new stage production from Marc Almond, a new Ministry live album and film, a two-disc version of the new Durutti Column album and a CD reissue of The Gun Club’s ‘Fire of Love.’

Midge Ure releasing new album, touring with Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Howard Jones

Midge Ure releasing new album, touring with Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Howard Jones

Midge Ure returns this August with his first new solo album in more than a decade, a 10-song set called Fragile that he’ll promote by joining the 13-date Retro Futura Tour later this summer alongside Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Howard Jones, China Crisis and Katrina of Katrina & The Waves.

New releases: ‘Scared to Get Happy,’ Lloyd Cole, Poltergeist, Jane’s Addiction, Midge Ure

New releases: ‘Scared to Get Happy,’ Lloyd Cole, Poltergeist, Jane’s Addiction, Midge Ure

This week’s new releases include the ‘Scared To Get Happy: A Story of Indie-Pop 1980-1989’ box set, new albums from Lloyd Cole and Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, live albums from Jane’s Addiction and Midge Ure, a new Three O’Clock compilation and Teardrop Explodes, Devo and Primitives reissues.

Stream: Visage, ‘Shameless Fashion’ — lead single off band’s 1st album in 29 years

Stream: Visage, ‘Shameless Fashion’ — lead single off band’s 1st album in 29 years

Visage — best remembered for its classic 1980 single “Fade to Grey” — return next month with Hearts and Knives, the band’s fourth album and first in 29 years. The record is preceded by lead single “Shameless Fashion,” which you can download for free on the group’s Facebook page and/or stream here.

New releases: Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Simple Minds

New releases: Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Simple Minds

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Crime & The City Solution and The Wonder Stuff, plus the U.S. release of The Waterboys’ 2011 record, new compilations from Simple Minds, Midge Ure and the Primitives, and Transvision Vamp reissues.

Simple Minds enlists Ultravox as special guests for U.K. arena dates in November

Simple Minds enlists Ultravox as special guests for U.K. arena dates in November

Simple Minds will embark next week on an extensive U.K. tour in support of the band’s forthcoming ‘Celebrate — The Greatest Hits+’ best-0f collection but fans in that country will get another chance to see the band come November, when Jim Kerr and Co. play four arena dates with special guest Ultravox.