Tag: Take Me to the Trees

Modern English cancels North American tour after guitarist undergoes emergency surgery

Modern English cancels North American tour after guitarist undergoes emergency surgery

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.

Modern English touring U.S. in support of reunion album ‘Take Me To the Trees’

Modern English touring U.S. in support of reunion album ‘Take Me To the Trees’

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.

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

New releases: Modern English, The Feelies return — plus David Bowie, Paul Weller

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.