MORRISSEY's new album is thought to be titled 'You Are The Quarry' and is expected to be completed in time for an April release. Reports are that over twenty tracks have already been completed for the album, including the five new tracks that the former SMITHS frontman debuted on last year's tour. Morrissey is also planning an extensive period of touring around the album's release.
DAVID BOWIE is to be the subject of a new photographic exhibition 'Bowie 78-90' at London's Proud Gallery in Camden. The exhibition of over thirty images by Denis O'Regen - official photographer on Bowie's 'Serious Moonlight' and 'Glass Spider' tours - features many previously unseen pictures and runs from January 29th to March 4th.
JAPAN singer DAVID SYLVIAN is expected to release a special limited vinyl edition of 2000 copies of last year's critically acclaimed 'Blemish' album later this year. Sylvian is also planning a series of releases on his own Samadhi label, and may be releasing new material before the end of the year.
ULTRAVOXsinger MIDGE URE has cowritten and recorded a track with German dance duo Jam & Spoon. The track 'Something To Remind Me' features on the album 'Tripomatic Fairytales 3003' alongside a similar collaboration 'Cynical Heart' featuring SIMPLE MINDSfrontman JIM KERR.
BOY GEORGE's alter-ego project THE TWIN is about to announce release details for a new 7" single titled 'Human Racing'. Plans are also in the pipeline for a DVD release from The Twin - provisionally titled 'Straight To Video' - featuring live footage from recent shows in London and New York in the Summer...
FIVE STAR's much talked about release of the Timbaland remix of 'System Addict' looks like hitting the shops in February, in the meantime Five Star have lined up a number of UK shows over the next few months.
TEARS FOR FEARS have announced that the first single from their forthcoming 'Everybody Loves A Happy Ending' album will be entitled 'Closest Thing To Heaven' and will be released on March 16th. the album us currently scheduled for April 6th.
JIMMY SOMMERVILLE's new album release has been delayed while the former BRONSKI BEAT and COMMUNARDS singer has switched record labels. Sommerville will now release the record on the new Jinx Musix label.
Singer-Songwriters Lisa Loeb and Elizabeth Mitchell shoot for the stars with the release of CATCH THE MOON, a new children's CD and illustrated board book thatis released by Artemis Records. The package, available exclusively at Barnes & Noble, features Loeb and Mitchell's interpretations of popular children's songs from America and around the world.
Children and the adults who love them will enjoy hearing familiar tunes such asBig Rock Candy Mountain, Oh Susanna, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Little Red Caboose, as well as the Japanese Donguri, the French Fais Do Do and the Spanish La Manita.
Front man of Dead Or Alive. Shot to fame with the hits "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" and "Lover Come Back To Me". Dead Or Alive were huge in Japan and played sell out stadium concerts at the end of the eighties. Made a remarkable comeback in 2003 with the album "Evolution, The Hits Of Dead Or Alive" and a remake of "You Spin Me Round". Passed away in 2016.
Marc Almond Front man of Soft Cell. Shot to fame with the hits "Tainted Love" and "Torch". After Soft Cell split up he went solo and scored hits like "Stories Of Johnny", "The Tears Run Rings" and "Jacky". Scored huge hits with the songs "The Days Of Pearly Spencer" and "Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart" a duet with the original singer of the song, Gene Pitney. In 2001 he reformed Soft Cell and scored minor hits with "Monoculture" and "The Night".