11/25/2005

Living In The Eighties News.


MORRISSEY has revealed the tracklisting of his forthcoming album Ringleader Of The Tormentors which will be released in March 2006.

DAVID BOWIE is to release his 1983 concert video Serious Moonlight on DVD in March next year. In February, to precede the release, a digital only live EP will be made available featuring "Space Oddity," "China Girl," "Breaking Glass," and "Young Americans." Bowie will also star alongside Michael Caine in a new film The Prestige, which is due to start filming next year. The film follows the story of two competing magicians and Bowie will play an inventor challenged to design the ultimate magic trick.

PAUL WELLER will be awarded the UK's most prestigious music award, The Brit Awards' Outstanding Contribution To British Music title at the 2006 ceremony which will take place in London on February 15th.

THE CURE will release a new album next summer according to frontman ROBERT SMITH who confirmed that the band will go into the studio in January to start recording new material.

KRAFTWERK are to follow the success of the live album Minimum Maximum with a live DVD of the same name at the beginning of December. Their will also be a limited edition notebook package which will contain the CD, the DVD and an 88 page hardback book of pictures, technical information, and stage designs in a laptop style case.

MIDGE URE received a Lifetime Achievement Award at this years' Tartan Clef Awards, the Scottish music industry's annual award ceremony.

BAUHAUS will reissue their two live concert videos, Shadow Of Light and Archive, as one DVD at the beginning of December. The double DVD release will also contain all of the band's promo videos, as well as a live performance recorded at London's Old Vic Theatre in 1982. The band are currently on a reunion world tour.

BIG COUNTRY have released two live DVDs and another volume in their Rarities series. Both DVDs cover live concerts in Germany. Big Country Rockpalast features two shows, one from 1986 and one from 1991, while Live In Germany features two performances from 1995 alongside a host of extras including camcorder footage shot backstage and on the road by the band members themselves. The Rarities album features a number of songs in previously unheard versions including five songs never heard before.


All material quoted directly from: remembertheeighties.com