Living In The Eighties News.

THE HUMAN LEAGUE, ABC and PSYCHEDELIC FURS are to play a one-off show at Los Angeles' legendary Hollywood Bowl on September 23rd.

SCRITTI POLITTI have scheduled the release of their new studio album White Bread, Black Beer for June 5th.

PAUL WELLER is to release a live double-album Catch Flame! on June 12th which is to feature material from all stages of the singer's career and includes material from his time with THE JAM and THE STYLE COUNCIL.

NEW ORDER are to release a live DVD in June, the set will feature two of their biggest shows from 2005 filmed in London and New York, and the June 19th release will be titled New Order - New York/Hyde Park. The band will also play a show in Liverpool, part of the cities' annual Summer Pops series of events on July 8th.

GEORGE MICHAEL will tour this year with dates starting in Madrid on September 27 and running through to UK shows in November and December. The tour is a celebration of George's 25 years in the music industry and will feature songs from all stages of his career and will include some WHAM! songs in the set.

DEPECHE MODE are to release fifty official bootleg recordings of shows on their current Playing The Angel tour. The band will start recording shows from the end of April onwards and each concert will be available as a double CD set with packaging designed by Anton Corbijn. The concerts will be available to order at the shows on the night or online.

THE CULT have announced more reunion shows. The band, who have just played four weeks of shows in the US, have announced a run of Canadian shows as well as some US festival appearances in April, May and June. Plans for shows in Europe and the UK later in the year are to be announced soon.

THOMAS DOLBY has announced a UK headline show in advance of his support slot for DEPECHE MODE at London's Wireless Festival in June. Dolby will play his own show at London's Scala on June 23rd.

TEARS FOR FEARS are finally releasing the long awaited double CD version of their classic Songs From The Big Chair album on May 1st. The release will feature original remastered album tracks and b-sides alongside bonus tracks including remixes and previously unreleased versions.

LIMAHL will release his new single "Tell Me Why" on May 26th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with release dates elsewhere expected to be confirmed shortly.

All material courtesy: remembertheeighties.com