Living In The Eighties News.

KATE BUSH has announced details of her massively anticipated new studio album. The record, her first for twelve years, will be a double album entitled Aerial which will be released on November 7th preceded by a new single, "King Of The Mountain," on October 24th.

SIMPLE MINDS have announced the first details of an extensive world tour for 2006 which sees the band play shows in club sized venues. Currently the band's tour itinerary sees the group kick off the tour in Dublin on February 1st.

HOWARD JONES has delayed the release of his new album Revolution Of The Heart until October 10th, however a special limited edition version of the album will be released from the Howard Jones website on September 5th and can be pre-ordered now. The Australian version of Revolution Of The Heart will come with a bonus CD of remixes, including versions of "Things Can Only Get Better" and "What Is Love," but fans outside Australia will be able to buy these mixes on a special mid price CD release in early 2006 via the Howard Jones website.

MADNESS have lined up a short US tour in September. The band, currently working under the guise of The Dangermen, have now announced six US shows and it is thought that more gigs might be added shortly.

DEPECHE MODE have announced dates for the US leg of their forthcoming Playing The Angel tour. The band will kick off the twenty two date US and Canadian tour on November 2nd and finish on December 8th. The band will release two versions of their forthcoming new studio album Playing The Angel: a standard 11 track CD and a deluxe version which includes a bonus DVD. "Precious" will be released on two CDs and a DVD single.

EURYTHMICS are to release a new career spanning retrospective The Ultimate Collection which will also feature two new songs from the duo: "Was It Just Another Love Affair," and "I've Got A Life." The album is due for a November release and "I've Got A Life" will be released as a single on October 31st.

CHINA CRISIS will play a rare gig at Liverpool's Institute of Performing Arts on September 16th. The gig will be filmed and recorded for possible live release.

PAUL WELLER is to release another single from his forthcoming As Is Now album. The former singer for THE JAM and THE STYLE COUNCIL will release "Come On Let's Go" on September 26th on CD and two limited edition 7" singles.

All material quoted directly from: remembertheeighties.com