Erasure Announce New Album and Worldwide Tour

‘The Violet Flame’ out Sept 23
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ERASURE--Vince Clarke and Andy Bell--have announced details of a brand new album, THE VIOLET FLAME, out on Tuesday, September 23, with a worldwide tour this autumn.

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Watch the album trailer here:

Recorded in New York and London and produced by Richard X, THE VIOLET FLAME follows 2013’s critically acclaimed Snow Globe. It marks the band’s sixteenth studio album release. The first single from the 10-track album will be released in mid July.

Before the world tour, ERASURE will perform at CarFest in the UKon August 1 (Cheshire) and August 22 (Hampshire).

The Violet Flame Tour then begins in Miami on September 12 and includes a special Halloween show at The Palms in Las Vegas and two New Year’s Eve shows at New York’s Terminal 5 on December 30 and 31 (full details below). Tickets are on sale starting June 7. Full details from:

THE VIOLET FLAME will be available for pre-order at beginning at 5 am EST on Wednesday, May 28. The album will be available alongside exclusive ERASURE bundles including single, deluxe and box set formats as well as a VIP ticket bundle which will feature the album, premium ticket and meet and greet with the band.

Formed nearly 30 years ago, the award-winning songwriting duo of Vince Clarke and Andy Bell unleashed on the nation a succession of both influential and chart-topping pop anthems of the ‘80s, ‘90s through to today. Songs like “Oh L’amour,” “A Little Respect,” “Sometimes,” “Victim Of Love,” “Blue Savannah,” “Star,” “Chains Of Love,’ ‘Who Needs Love (Like That),’ ‘Love To Hate You,’ ‘Drama!,’ “Always,” and “Breathe,” ensured a formidable presence on the singles charts complemented by chart-topping albums (including The Innocents, Chorus, and I Say I Say I Say) and the beginning of the worldwide Abba revival, "Abba-esque."

Erasure LIVE
Fri 8/1 Chesire CarFest
Fri 8/22 Hampshire CarFest

The Violet Flame Tour
Fri 9/12 Miami, FL Fillmore
Sat 9/13 Orlando, FL House of Blues
Sun 9/14 St. Petersburg, FL Mahaffey Theatre
Wed 9/17 Atlanta, GA Symphony Hall
Fri 9/19 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Sun 9/21 Reading, PA Santander Performing Arts Center
Fri 9/26 Atlantic City, NJ The Music Box
Sat 9/27 Boston, MA House of Blues
Sun 9/28 Homestead, PA Carnegie Music Hall
Tue 9/30 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
Wed 10/1 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
Fri 10/3 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
Sat 10/4 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
Sun 10/5 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre
Wed 10/8 Nashville, TN War Memorial Auditorium
Fri 10/10 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
Sat 10/11 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
Sun 10/12 San Antonio, TX Tobin Center For The Performing Arts
Tue 10/14 Dallas, TX House of Blues
Wed 10/15 Dallas, TX House of Blues
Fri 10/17 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
Sat 10/18 Austin, TX ACL Live
Sun 10/19 Austin, TX ACL Live
Tue 10/21 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
Wed 10/22 San Diego, CA Humprhey'
Fri 10/24 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium
Sat 10/25 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium
Sun 10/26 Ventura, CA Ventura Theatre
Tue 10/28 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
Wed 10/29 Salt Lake City, UT Capitol Theatre
Fri 10/31 Las Vegas, NV Palms Casino Resort
Sat 11/1 Oakland, CA The Fox
Sat 11/8 Belfast, UK Ulster Hall
Sun 11/9 Dublin, Ireland Olympia
Wed 11/12 Reading, UK Hexagon
Thu 11/13 Southhampton, UK Guildhall
Fri 11/14 Reading, UK Hexagon
Sat 11/15 Nottingham, UK Royal Concert Hall
Sun 11/16 Guildford, UK G Live
Mon 11/17 Bristol, UK Colston Hall
Wed 11/19 Aberdeen, UK Music Hall
Thu 11/20 Edinbugh, UK Corn Exchange
Fri 11/21 Glasgow, UK O2 Academy
Sun 11/23 Brighton, UK Dome
Mon 11/24 Cardiff, UK St. David's
Tue 11/25 Preston, UK Guildhall
Fri 11/28 Newcastle, UK O2 Academy
Sat 11/29 Wolverhampton, UK Civic
Sun 11/30 Manchester, UK Apollo
Thu 12/4 Cologne, Germany Palladium
Fri 12/5 Dresden, Germany Schlachthof
Sun 12/7 Hamburg, Germany CCH1

Tue 12/9 Berlin, Germany Columbiahalle

Wed12/10 Aarhus, Denmark Musikhus
Thu 12/11 Copenhagen, Denmark TAP 1
Sun 12/14 London, UK Forum
Tue 12/30 New York, NY Terminal 5
Wed 12/31 New York, NY Terminal 5

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