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KATE BUSH's new single 'King Of The Mountain', her first for twelve years, will get it's first public broadcast on BBC Radio 2 next Wednesday (September 21st) as part of Ken Bruce's show. The single is scheduled to be played after the news at 10am and will be released on October 24th. ABC have announced a handful of UK dates for September and October. The band will now play shows in Wolverhampton, Bolton, Birkenhead and Leamington in addition to their previously announced show in Sheffield on October 22nd. DEPECHE MODE fans in the US who pre-order the band's new album 'Playing the Angel' via iTunes will receive a password allowing them early access to tickets for the forthcoming DM tour which opens in Fort Lauderdale on November 2nd.
CYNDI LAUPER has released more details about her upcoming album. 'The Body Acoustic' will be released on November 8th and will consist of songs from lauper's catalogue reinvented with the help of artists including Sarah McLachlan, Shaggy, Jeff Beck, Ani DiFranco, and Kelly Osbourne.
SIMPLE MINDS are to have an entire concert webcast for free by www.fabchannel.com. The online webcaster will be recording Simple Minds' forthcoming club show at Amsterdam's Paradiso on September 17th and the webcast will begin at 8.30pm (CET)... Fabchannel recently webcast MADNESS' Amsterdam gig as The Dangermen and also have a KILLING JOKE webcast scheduled for October 3rd.
THE HUMAN LEAGUE will now release their recently announced compilation 'Original Remixes & Rarities' on November 7th.
SAMANTHA FOX is about to release a new single 'Angel With An Attitude' with an album of the same name to follow. The single has already been released to radio in Canada with a thirty-date tour of the country scheduled for October. The single and album are expected to be scheduled for international releases elsewhere in the near future. ERASURE will release a new DVD, 'Live in Cologne', later this year. The release will feature a staggering twenty-five songs filmed at the Cologne show of this year's 'Erasure Show' tour alongside three songs filmed on 2003's 'The Other Tour' in Copenhagen alongside a wealth of bonus material.
HEAVEN 17 will play a very rare UK gig on November 29th at London's Scala. The show will be a full Heaven 17 concert and is part of the promotion for the band's forthcoming new studio album 'Before After'.