Old and new from Erasure
Synthpop pioneers Erasure are back with Tomorrow’s World, the band’s first album in more than four years. The new album is released in autumn 2011 and is produced by Frankmusik (production credits include Lady Gaga, Pet Shop Boys, Ellie Goulding) and mixed by Rob Orton.
Meanwhile, on 4th July EMI Catalogue will release 2CD and DVD special editions of Erasure’s debut and second albums. CD1 of the Wonderland 25th Anniversary Edition includes the original album remastered plus the three remixes of album tracks – ‘Say What’, ‘March On Down The Line’ and ‘Senseless’ – which appeared on the original CD version only of the album. CD2 features five 12” remixes, and two previously unreleased Bruno Brooks’ radio sessions from November and December 1985. The DVD features the promo videos for ‘Who Needs Love Like That’, ‘Heavenly Action’ and ‘Oh L’amour’ as well as a previously unreleased live concert recorded at Karlsson, Stockholm, August 1986.
The Circus special edition includes the original album and two remixes, plus
Erasure’s own arrangement of classical piece ‘In The Hall Of The Mountain King’
from the Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Opus 46. CD2 features eight b-sides and 12” remixes,
including Rico Conning’s Shiver Mix of ‘Sometimes’ and Cement Mix of ‘It Doesn’t
Have To Be’, plus Conning’s and Mute founder Daniel Miller’s Vixen Vitesse mix
of ‘Victim Of Love’, as well as Mark Stent’s Betty Boop Mix of ‘Who Needs Love
Like That’, plus four tracks from a Radio 1 session, March 1987. The DVD features
the album’s four singles’ accompanying promo videos plus the songs’ respective
Top Of The Pops appearances – all previously unreleased – and the ‘Live At The
Seaside’ concert from The Circus tour, which is previously unreleased on DVD.