Living In The Eighties News.

THE JAM mainman RICK BUCKLER has launched a new band, The Gift, who will be playing songs from The Jam's catalogue at a number of gigs in the UK in the run-up to Christmas.

ABC will release a number of their back catalogue albums in remastered and expanded form on November 14th. The albums, reissued under the title The Neutron Remasters, each feature special packaging with lyrics, memorabilia and comments from Martin Fry.

EURYTHMICS are considering doing a tour which will feature DAVE STEWART'S new band, Platinum Weird, as opening act, followed by an ANNIE LENNOX solo set and finishing with a headline performance from EURYTHMICS.

HEAVEN 17 have delayed the UK release of their new album Before After until February 6th but will go ahead with their plans to play a special one-off gig at London's Scala in November.

PSYCHEDELIC FURS frontman RICHARD BUTLER has signed a new record deal with Koch Records who will release his forthcoming solo album Richard Butler in early 2006.

All material quoted directly from: remembertheeighties.com