Erasure have unveiled the Vince Clarke remix of Love You To The Sky from their new EP, and announced an extensive tour for early 2018.
The band will embark on a headline UK tour with European dates starting in Dublin on 31st January. February will see Erasure travel throughout the UK, finishing up with a return to London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, before heading to Germany. The tour goes on sale on Friday 2nd June.
The original version of Love You To The Sky is taken from World Be Gone, the band’s latest studio album, which went into the UK Official Albums Chart at No. 6, their highest new entry in the album chart since 1994’s I Say I Say I Say.
The enduring BRIT and Ivor Novello winning pop duo have released a staggering number of albums, including 5 UK Number 1’s and 17 top 10 singles (35 singles charted in the UK Top 40) both the new album and the recent best of, Always, saw Erasure entering the Top 10 album charts once again.
World Be Gone sees the award-winning songwriters in a reflective mood, giving the world and recent political upheavals a thoughtful examination and, as highlighted on the painted artwork showing a ship’s masthead rising up from being submerged in the stormy waters, looking forward to the future.
The Love You To The Sky EP is out on 2nd June as a Maxi CD and Digital EP. In addition to the Vince Clarke remix, this includes mixes by Ladytron, Loframes, Adam Turner and Matt Pop as well as a previously unreleased b-side, Nothing I Could Say.
Erasure have just completed three sold out dates in the UK ahead of a tour as special guests of Robbie Williams, starting on Friday 2nd June.
[box type=”info” align=”” class=”” width=””]Erasure come to Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday 10th February, Ipswich Regent on Wednesday 14th February and Norwich UEA on Thursday 22nd February 2018. For more information, visit: www.erasureinfo.com [/box]