Terri Nunn and Berlin are back with a brand new single called Transendance, which is also the title track of a forthcoming album due out in August. The band is keeping busy in the meantime as they are out on the road touring with The B-52’s and OMD.
After over 25 years, Siobhan Fahey and Marcella Detroit, otherwise known as Shakespears Sister, have reunited to release the single All The Queens Horses. The band formed in 1988 after Siobhan Fahey left Bananarama.
On June 21, The Ocean Blue will release their first new album in six years called Kings And Queens / Knaves and Thieves. The first single is called Kings And Queens and the video debuted yesterday.
The Seattle band Alpha Six Romeo has just released their second studio album called The Cut Of Her Jib. While these lads reside in the US, they have a style reminiscent of many 80s Brit favorites including Echo & The Bunnymen and Flesh For Lulu.
R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe performed as the opening act at a Patti Smith concert that took place at the newly reopened Webster Hall. In his brief 15 minute set, he performed two new songs – Your Capricious Soul and Drive To The Ocean.
Noel Gallegher’s High Flying Birds will be releasing an EP called Black Star Dancing on June 14. The first single is the title track and it combines elements of David Bowie, INXS and Duran Duran for a fun dance floor gem of a track.
On this 30th anniversary of the release of Disintegraton, The Cure has announced that they will be live streaming their final concert from their stint in Australia at the Sydney Opera House.
Violent Femmes have released the first single for their forthcoming album Hotel Last Resort due out on July 26. The single is the title track and it features Tom Verlaine from Television.
In a tweet earlier today, The Cure have announced that they will be playing this years Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. This is the first North American tour date that they have announced so far.
Parlaphone Records will be releasing a box set featuring previously unreleased David Bowie albums. The box set titled The Mercury Demos will be released on June 28.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their critically acclaimed Tiger Bay album, Saint Etienne is releasing a limited edition box set on May 17th.
On June 21, Prince’s estate will released an album of previously unreleased material called Originals. This album includes recordings taken from his historic vault and consists of songs that he originally penned for the likes of The Time, Apollonia 6, Vanity 6, Shiela E, Martika and more.