Rain Parade, one of the leading lights of the Paisley Underground scene in 1980s Los Angeles, this spring will release Last Rays of a Dying Sun.
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Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the New Order/Pet Shop Boys tour, a new Bauhaus date, Kraftwerk’s North American tour, Clan of Xymox’s new video and tour, plus a countdown of the top 10 Tears For Fears songs as voted by Strangeways Radio fans.
David Roback, who helped create the neo-psychedelic Paisley Underground scene of the 1980s through his bands The Rain Parade and Opal before gaining his greatest acclaim alongside Hope Sandoval in Mazzy Star, died Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported. More 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 by The Fall, Jane’s Addiction, The Rain Parade, Blancmange and Brian Eno.
The Rain Parade’s 1983 debut album Emergency Third Rail Power Trip — one of the seminal records of Los Angeles’ early-’80s Paisley Underground movement — will be reissued by Real Gone Music this summer in remastered, single-disc edition that features an extra song and the 1984 EP Explosions in the Glass Palace.