This week sees the release of box sets by Depeche Mode, David Sylvian, Ultravox and Fun Boy 3, a new Jesus and Mary Chain live album, and The Smiths vinyl reissues.
Tag: The Jesus and Mary Chain
The Jesus and Mary Chain will release a 17-track live album called Sunset 666 this August that was recorded at the Hollywood Palladium in 2018.
England’s Glastonbury festival will return this summer with sets by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream and more.
A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.
Jim and William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain this week sued the Warner Music Group for copyright infringement, alleging the band’s label has refused to turn over the copyrights to debut album Psychocandy and the group’s early singles under the so-called “35-year law.” Full details right here.
The massive Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona today unveiled the lineup for its 20th anniversary event in 2022, which will feature Bauhaus, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Bikini Kill, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pavement, Massive Attack, Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon, Einstürzende Neubauten and more.
The Jesus and Mary Chain have rescheduled for a second time — and expanded — their COVID-delayed European tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, with 22 concerts now scheduled in November and December of this year. Full dates and details here.
The Jesus and Mary Chain have begun rescheduling their canceled tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, announcing a trio of new U.K. dates in February 2021 and telling fans they are working hard to rebook a slate of European shows as well. Check out the new dates here.
The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on live music across the globe, with giant festivals — including Coachella and South By Southwest — postponed or canceled and tours in the U.S. and around the world being canceled or curtailed in an effort to protect large crowds from transmitting COVID-19.
The massive Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, Spain, unveiled its 2020 lineup this week, a bill that includes Bauhaus, The Jesus and Mary Chain (performing Darklands), Pavement, Bikini Kill, Dinosaur Jr, Massive Attack, Iggy Pop, Einstürzende Neubauten and more. Full details right here.
The Jesus and Mary Chain are back in the studio working on the group’s second post-reunion album — the follow-up to 2017’s Damage and Joy — with plans to “hopefully” release it in 2020, and, if not, in 2021, Jim Reid told the publication Cryptic Rock in a recent interview. Full details right here.
Five years ago, The Jesus and Mary Chain set out to perform their noise-pop debut Psychocandy in full. Now the Reid brothers will follow that up with a tour of the U.K and Europe early next year during which they’ll perform their follow-up, 1987’s Darkands, each night. See full details right here.
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 new, reissued and compiled from Morrissey, Erasure and The Jesus and Mary Chain.