Living In The Eighties News.

THOMAS DOLBY has announced an eight-week US tour starting in April, with more dates in the pipeline. The influential artist has said that he is slowly working on new material but has no specific plans for a new album at this point.

BELINDA CARLISLE will release a retrospective collection The Ultimate Collection in July in advance of a new solo album which is tentatively scheduled for late Autumn. The Ultimate Collection will feature all Belinda Carlisle's solo hits as well as tracks recorded by THE GO-GO'S and will feature previously unreleased mixes.

DURAN DURAN are working on a new album and hope to have a single ready for release by the start of summer.

COCTEAU TWINS have released two CD's chronicling their remarkable career from 1982 to 1996. Lullabies to Violane consists of two CD's of their singles and EP's and is the first time their non album tracks have been compiled. Volume 1 covers the bands 4AD recordings and Volume 2 their Mercury recordings.

ROXY MUSIC, currently reunited and working on their first studio album in over twenty years, are planning a remix album which will be released in advance of their new record and will feature a selection of remixers, and DJ's' and producers' versions of songs from the Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry catalogue.

All material courtesy: remembertheeighties.com