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The Cruel World festival will return to Southern California in 2023, promoters announced today, with a lineup that includes Siouxsie, Love and Rockets and more.
No stranger to rerecording its classic 1982 single “I Melt With You,” Modern English has done so again — this time in the style of our times, the socially distanced performance that’s recorded separately-but-together over Zoom. The band will be reissue the “I Melt With You” 12-inch single for Record Store Day on Oct. 24.
The Retro Futura package tour — which announced its anticipated lineup back in January — has now rolled out initial dates for the summer trek that features Belinda Carlisle, ABC, Modern English, Tony Lewis of The Outfield, Kajagoogoo’s Limahl and Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella. Full dates here.
The Retro Futura package tour will return to the North America this summer for a month-long run with a lineup topped by co-headliners Belinda Carlisle and ABC, plus Modern English, Haircut 100’s Nick Heyward, Kajagoogoo’s Limahl and Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella. Full dates are expected later this winter.
Reunited British post-punk favorites Modern English has been forced to cancel the remainder of their North American tour after guitarist Gary McDowell suffered a medical emergency and underwent surgery in Los Angeles late last week, the band announced today.
Before jumping on board the Retro Futura package tour with Howard Jones and The English Beat, Modern English embarks on a headlining tour of the U.S. in support of what’s being billed as the band’s first new album in 30 years — beginning with four sets at South By Southwest this week.
The Retro Futura package tour returns this summer for a 24-date U.S. run in July and August with a bill headlined by synthpop legend Howard Jones that also features The English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English and Katrina of Katrina and the Waves — plus appearances by Paul Young and Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella Lwin.
This week’s new releases include a pair of brand-new studio albums from seminal acts that have reunited in recent years (Modern English and The Feelies), plus the physical CD release of a David Bowie EP that collects the additional tracks that were recorded for ‘Blackstar’ but not included on that album last year.
Modern English — original members Robbie Grey (vocals), Gary McDowell (guitar), Mick Conroy (bass) and Stephen Walker (keyboards), plus drummer Ric Chandler — have announced a seven-date tour of California cities with a quick trip out to Las Vegas for mid-October.
Reunited post-punk/New Wave rockers Modern English — original members Robbie Grey (vocals), Gary McDowell (guitar), Mick Conroy (bass) and Stephen Walker (keyboards), plus guitarist Steven Walker and drummer Ric Chandler — have announced a nine-date tour of the East Coast for late August.
Citing “unforeseen circumstances… beyond our control,” reunited post-punk/New Wave rockers Modern English canceled a five-date tour of the band’s native U.K. that was to have taken place this week, and instead announced a trio of concerts in Florida later this month.
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