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ALISON MOYET's new album will be called 'The Turn' and is scheduled for release on October 15th. To mark the release Alison will play two shows at London's Pigalle Club on October 15th and 16th, preceded by a warm-up show at Milton Keynes' The Stables on October 14th. ?? ERASURE will release a limited edition EP, 'Storm Chaser', on September 24th. The release, which will be available on CD, 7" vinyl and download, will feature nine tracks, including new, extended and remix versions of tracks taken from their recent album 'Light At The End Of The Word' and their collaboration with CYNDI LAUPER, 'Early Bird', which wasn't featured on the album. ?? JASON DONOVAN's long awaited autobiography 'My Story' is set to be published by HarperCollins on October 1st in hardback and as an audiobook read by Donovan himself. The book is said to be a 'frank and honest' account of the life of the successful singer and actor and will cover his time in 'Neighbours', his period of drug abuse, his relationship with KYLIE MINOGUE and his legal action against The Face magazine among much, much more. ?? MARC ALMOND has confirmed more live shows in the UK in November and December, see GIGS for the dates. The SOFT CELL frontman will also play a club date in Malta on September 8th as part of the 'Reflex Mania' event organised by Malta's eighties club 'Reflex'. ?? DEPECHE MODE singer DAVE GAHAN will release a new single 'Kingdom' in August ahead of a second solo album 'Hourglass'. See NEWS for the full album tracklisting. ?? DURAN DURAN's collaboration with Justin Timberlake, 'Night Runner', is available for preview online and has been receiving very mixed reactions from fans. The song features on the band's forthcoming album 'Red Carpet Massacre' which has a tentative release date of November 5th set for the UK. A single 'Falling Down' will precede the album and was produced by Timberlake and also features him on vocals. See NEWS on the website for the preview link. ?? MADONNA is reported to be planning a huge show in New York's Central Park as part of the celebrations for her 50th birthday next year. ?? JOY DIVISION are to have their entire back catalogue reissued in September with a number of tracks being made available for the very first time. The September 10th releases will feature 'Unknown Pleasures', 'Closer' and 'Still' each expanded with live tracks and the albums preced a reissue of the band's classic 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' single on September 17th. ?? CHINA CRISIS will play a show at Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club on November 9th. ?? HAPPY MONDAYS have added another date to their forthcoming UK reunion tour with a show at Lincoln's Engine Shed on September 29th. See GIGS for a list of all the dates. ?? THE CURE's forthcoming album has been postponed again and will now be released in Spring 2008. ?? HOWARD JONES has announced a short US acoustic tour to take place in September and October. See GIGS for all the dates. ?? Special Thanks to http://www.remembertheeighties.com for this weeks news ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? "The eighties... up to date!"