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BOY GEORGE has announced a solo tour of the UK which will take up most of October and will feature material from the CULTURE CLUB singers upcoming solo album as well as a selection of hits and favourites from all stages of his career.. See GIGS for all the dates. ?? DURAN DURAN are to play a special show in Cork on June 29th as part of the 'Live at the Marquee' series of shows. ?? ERASURE will play a short live set at London club G-A-Y on May 19th as part of the launch of their new album 'Light At The End Of The World'. The duo will also play two shows at HMV shops in London and Birmingham. See NEWS for all the details. ?? CONCRETE BLONDE singer JOHNETTE NAPOLITANO will release her first solo album, 'Scarred', on May 29th and will be supporting the release with a fourteen date US tour which starts at the end of April. See GIGS for all the dates. ?? KRAFTWERK are offering a free download of their track 'Radioactivity' as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the anti-nuclear 'Stop-Rokkasho' campaign opposing Japan's Rokkasho-mura reprocessing plant. The download is available from the campaign website. ?? PET SHOP BOYS will release a new DVD, 'Cubism Live', on May 21st featuring a live show recorded in Mexico City in November 2006. The duo have also been added to the bill of the forthcoming 'Eden Sessions' in Cornwall, headlining the July 22nd show./ ?? GARY NUMAN and ADE FENTON will be signing copies of Fenton's 'Artificial Perfect' album, a collaboration with Numan, at London's Sister Ray record shop at 6pm on May 8th. ?? JOE JACKSON will release a definitive hits collection 'Very Best Of' on May 28th which coincides with a series of UK dates. See GIGS for all the dates and NEWS for the full album tracklisting. ?? ABC, BELINDA CARLISLE, GO WEST, PAUL YOUNG, MIDGE URE, LIMAHL and TOYAH are all on the bill for yet another Here & Now outdoor show this summer. The additional show will take place at Leeds' harewood House on June 30th. ?? CHINA CRISIS have rescheduled their 25th anniversary tour for September and October and are promising special guests and a set which included previously unheard material and every classic China Crisis tune. See GIGS for all the details. ?? CROWDED HOUSE will release their new album 'Time On Earth' on July 2nd. The release will feature contributions from former SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR on two songs, 'Even A Child' and 'Don't Stop Now'. See NEWS for the full album tracklisting. ?? Thanks to http://www.remembertheeighties.com??for this weeks news!