Limited Edition Japanese pressing is scheduled to include 2 bonus tracks.
In 2004 Domino put out their first record Franz Ferdinand, and the band spent a year zipping around the planet, playing their tunes to millions of people, and picking up awards. More importantly, they made pop music a wee bit exciting again.
Now the internationally acclaimed band returns with their new record You Could Have It So Much Better which features 13 new tracks including the hit single everyone's been raving about, Do You Want To.
Do You Want To
I'm Your Villain
Evil And A Heathen
You're The Reason I'm Leaving
Well That Was Easy
Eleanor Put Your Boots On
What You Meant
You Could Have It So Much Better
Pet Shop Boys Battleship Potemkin
September 6, 2005
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the classic Russian silent film "Battleship Potemkin" by Sergei Eisenstein and the centeniary of the Odessa uprising, Messrs. Tennant and Lowe created original music for the film. They enlisted the Dresden Sinfoniker to provide orchestral backup for this recording that balances electronics and acoustic instruments.
Over 30 years in the making, this 3 CD + DVD
package contains 61 diverse and Digitally
Remastered tracks plus 20 groundbreaking
music videos all housed in a digibook.
The booklet contains histories, essays,
and commentaries by Madonna , Fred Schneider , David Byrne ,
Music and/or videos from The Smiths , Depeche Mode , Madness , Soft Cell , Primal Scream , The Cure , My Bloody
Valentine , Dinosaur Jr. , Lou Reed , Talking Heads , B-Movie , Ride , Pet
Shop Boys , Belly , The Cult , Echo and
The Bunnymen , Erasure , and many more!
(61 Tracks on CD + 20 Tracks on
DVD/NTSC Region 1/DigiBook Package
2005 US Release)
A-HA have announced that their forthcoming studio album will be titled 'Analogues'. SIOBHAN FAHEY will release a new single 'Bad Blood' on her own SF label at the beginning of October, the single will feature a number of mixes and it is hoped there will be some gigs scheduled around the same time. A solo album from the former BANANARAMA and SHAKESPEAR'S SISTER singer is due in January.
ABBA will release a career-spanning boxset on November 7th containing the band's entire studio recordings across nine CDs, plus two DVDs, one of which will feature a previously unavailable live concert. The audio discs will contain each of the band's studio albums, plus all non-album singles and B-sides, and versions in Spanish, German, French and Swedish as well as rarities and alternative mixes.
ABC are scheduled to release a three-disc boxset 'Look Of Love - The Very Best of ABC' on September 26th, although it looks likely that the release might slip a couple of weeks into October. The release features the band's singles across two CDs alongside an impressive array of remixes, alternative versions and bonus tracks, plus a DVD featuring all the band's videos.
THOMPSON TWINS' frontman TOM BAILEY has released a second album as International Observer. The dub-orientated album 'All Played Out' is initially released on the New Zealand label Round Trip To Mars but is expected to get international releases in the near future. BELINDA CARLISLE is working on a new album, a collection of French classics including songs made famous by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel and Francois Hardy.
ERASURE singer ANDY BELL will play DJ sets at a couple of London clubs in September and October as part of the promotion for his forthcoming solo album 'Electric Blue'. Andy will play at 'Pearl Necklace' on September 9th and 'Electrogogo' at Madame JoJo's on October 6th. EURYTHMICS mainman DAVE STEWART has signed a new publishing deal which will cover forthcoming new music from Eurythmics. Stewart is currently working with ANNIE LENNOX on new Eurythmics material for possible release towards the end of this year.