On this day in history (November 14, 1969), David Bowie released his second studio album. The album was originally self titled when released in the UK on the Philips label and as Man Of Words/Man Of Music on Mercury records. RCA Records re-issued the album as Space Oddity in 1972.
On the anniversary of the release of Floodland, The Sisters Of Mercy have announced 4 concert dates for the UK in March 2020
Swedish electro-pop artist Daybehavior is no stranger to Strangeways Radio. We have been playing them for almost 10 years featuring several of their singles, albums and EP’s. Today the band released their 4th studio album “Based On A True Story”
David Gray has announced a 20th anniversary edition of his famed album White Ladder plus a world tour celebrating the anniversary.
Smashing Pumpkins front man, Billy Corgan, has announced a double album titled Cotillions that will be available for digital download on November 22.
The super group Blitz Vega (comprised of Andy Rourke from The Smiths and KAV from Happy Monday’s) have released their third single titled LA Vampire.
In January, The Innocence Mission will release their 12th studio album titled See You Tomorrow on the Bella Union record label. The album can be pre-ordered now. Singer Karen Peris made a video for the first single on the album, On Your Side.
Depeche Mode certainly is no stranger to box sets. Today, they have announced another called MODE which is a comprehensive collection of the bands work.
The nominee class of 2020 for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has been announced, and it includes a few artists of interest to Strangeways followers.
OMD has announced two live albums from the upcoming 40th Anniversary Souvenir / Greatest Hits tour.
As previously announced, on October 18 The Cure will release a double concert film that captures two of the historic 40th anniversary shows performed by the band in 2018.
Showtime will air a documentary about our beloved New Order on the Showtime network starting November 8. Produced and directed by Mike Christie, the film will document the group during their series of shows at the Manchester International Festival that took place last June.