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ANDY BELL will release a new solo album, 'Non-Stop', on June 7th preceded by a single 'Call On Me' on May 31st. Anyone pre-ordering the album (see NEWS for the preorder link!) will also receive a free remix of the title track by his ERASURE partner VINCE CLARKE. The album also features a duet with JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL. See NEWS for the full album tracklisting.
KYLIE MINOGUE will release a new album 'Aphrodite' on July 5th preceded by a single 'All The Lovers' on June 28th.
ADAM ANT is working on new material in collaboration with a number of musicians including former ADAM & THE ANTS partner MARCO PIRRONI and MORRISSEY collaborator BOZ BOORER. The new album, reportedly called 'Adam Ant Is The Blueblack Hussar in Marrying The Gunner's Daughter', is described by Adam as 'a very old fashioned, old school, step-by-step album'.
PRINCE has lined up three European festival shows this summer with appearances at Denmark's Roskilde festival, Belgium's Rock Werchter and France's Arras Main Square in July.
BLONDIE will release a new album 'The Panic of Girls' in June and are in the process of announcing live dates to support the record, including three shows in the UK as well as Scotland's Rockness Festival. See GIGS for all the dates.
BOY GEORGE, RICK ASTLEY, KIM WILDE, PAUL YOUNG and NIK KERSHAW will play a special HERE AND NOW concert in Hungary on October 2nd at Budapest's Papp Laszlo Sport Arena.
PET SHOP BOYS will be headlining the Other Stage on the Saturday night of this year's Glastonbury festival.
BROS have reissued their 1989 album 'The Time' in a special expanded edition that also includes remixes and b-sides. See NEWS for the full tracklisting.
SHAKATAK will play a London residency at The Pizza Express Jazz Club from May 27th to 29th May with two shows on the Saturday.
JOHNNY MARR has composed the soundtrack music for the forthcoming film 'The Big Bang' and has described his work for the movie as orchestral sounding using guitars.
JUDIE TZUKE will play a gig to support her recent 'Moon on a Mirrorball' on October 7th at the Union Chapel in London and will be announcing more shows shortly.
BIG FUN have reissued their debut album 'A Pocket Full of Dreams' in a remastered expanded edition featuring the original album alongside seven exclusive bonus tracks including an unreleased cover of 'You've Got A Friend' performed with SONIA and a number of are remixes. See NEWS for the full album tracklisting.
SIMPLY RED will play their last ever concert in December when they finish their farewell tour with a show at London's O2 Arena on December 19th.