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MADONNA has announced that, despite to rumours to the contrary, her forthcoming album will be called 'Confessions On The Dancefloor', however the rumours concerning the album containing a track called 'I Love New York' are true. The album is due for release towards the end of this year and a DVD filmed on her recent 're-Invention' tour will be released around the same time. SIMPLE MINDS will undertake 'a series of intimate concerts' across the UK in September in support of upcoming single 'Home' and album 'Black And White 050505'.
TOYAH is starting to announce dates for her one-woman tour of music and spoken-word material, 'An Audience With Toyah', which will play shows in Fife, Finchley and Stamford in September and October. Additionally, Toyah's 1985 album 'Minx' has been scheduled for an August 29th reissue featuring the original album alongside b-sides and bonus tracks. Plans are also in the pipeline to reissue her 'Desire' and '(Take the) Leap!' albums.
THE STRANGLERS are back in the studio working on songs for a forthcoming album, their sixteenth, which isn't expected until some time in 2006.
AZTEC CAMERA frontman RODDY FRAME has added a number of new shows to his 2005 schedule and will now be playing thirteen UK shows in October and November including a date at London's prestigious Bloomsbury Theatre on October 31st.
GEORGE MICHAEL is expected to release a duets album in October. THE ASSOCIATES' 1980 album 'The Affectionate Punch' will be reissued on August 1st in a remastered edition with four bonus tracks.
ERASURE singer ANDY BELL will release his first solo album on October 3rd. The album, 'Electric Blue', features two duets with PROPAGANDA singer CLAUDIA BRUCKEN and will be preceded by a single, 'Crazy', on September 26th. Live dates are also thought to be in the pipeline for late 2005 and early 2006.