12/09/2005

Living In The Eighties News.


WHAM! are reunited in A Different Story, a new documentary film charting the highs and lows of GEORGE MICHAEL'S career. George Michael's WHAM! partner ANDREW RIDGELEY agreed to talk about the duo's expereriences as WHAM! on camera for the first time since the eighties, with Michael saying, "I am so thrilled he agreed to take part. He is all over the movie. He is such a big part of my life."

ERASURE will release a new album Union Street on April 3rd next year. The release will feature a number of the band's previously released songs reinterpreted in an acoustic country and western style.

GARY NUMAN will release his much anticipated new album Jagged, described as "one of the heaviest and most electronic albums of his career" on March 13th next year, marking the release with a special show at London's Forum on March 18th.

PAUL WELLER has gone on record that THE JAM will never reform, saying "Why would I want to go back? For nostalgic reasons? That's never good enough." The former frontman has also rubbished reports that he is worth around 165 million, saying "If anyone knows where all those missing millions have gone, please give me a call."

PET SHOP BOYS have completed work on their new studio album. The release, currently untitled, will come out in April 2006. The album has been produced by TREVOR HORN.

MADNESS frontman SUGGS has said that he is encouraging THE SPECIALS to reform because he has enjoyed working with the reunited MADNESS so much. He says he has talked to THE SPECIALS about the idea, and "Six say yes, then one says no, then the last one says yes and the first one says no."


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