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THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ABC, TONY HADLEY, KAJAGOOGOO, BANANARAMA, JIMMY SOMERVILLE, GO WEST, HOWARD JONES, FOUR GOOD MEN and KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS are just some of the artists on the bill of the UK's first eighties festival 'RetroFest' which will be held at Culzean Castle in Ayr, Scotland in September. See NEWS for the dates. ?? THE THE have released a new single 'Mrs Mac' which is available exclusively from their official website. See LINKS on the website for the site address. ?? THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS, THE ALARM and THE FIXX are to join forces for a special US 'Rockin The Colonies' tour in July which will see the three bands play thirteen indoor and outdoor shows. See GIGS for all the dates. ?? JOHN FOXX will perform two sets at September's Bestival on the Isle Of Wight, a 'Cathedral Oceans' set and and an 'electro' set with Louis Gordon performing his 'Metamatic' album. There will also be a very special John Foxx performance on September 29th at London's ICA which is promised to last 'several hours' and a further London show at Kilburn's Lumiere on November 24th which will be free to anyone wearing a John Foxx 'From Trash' t-shirt! ?? BANANARAMA will celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary with the release of a new hits collection 'The Greatest Hits & More More More' on May 7th. See NEWS for the fill album tracklisting. ?? TOYAH and HAZEL O'CONNOR are in discussions about doing some joint concerts later this year. ?? BUCKS FIZZ will release 'The Very Best of Bucks Fizz' on May 14th in a very special CD and DVD package which will feature eighteen of the band's best known singles on the CD and seventeen videos on the DVD. ?? KYLIE MINOGUE is to appear in a forthcoming episode of TV's 'Doctor Who', playing a cyberwoman in a special one-off appearance. It is thought that Kylie's appearance will be as part of the show's one-off Christmas spacial. ?? GARY NUMAN, who releases a DVD 'The Jegged Live' on May 21st, has announced three UK shows in Nottingham, Bristol and London in July. See GIGS for all the details. ?? CHINA CRISIS will release a live album 'Singing The Praises Of Finer Things'on March 25th. The album features the band's concert at Liverpool's Institute Of Performing Arts in September 2005 and contains eighteen tracks including all the band's best known songs. ?? LATIN QUARTER singer STEVE SKAITH will release a new solo album 'Imaginary Friend' on June 4th and is expected to announce live UK dates shortly.