Erasure: The Violet Flame: Lp and Tour!



Erasure (Vince Clarke and Andy Bell) have announced details of a brand new album, The Violet Flame, with a worldwide tour in autumn.

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

The Violet Flame Tour then begins in Miami on 12 September and the band return to Europe on 8 November for a tour that includes London’s Forum on 14 December. After a show in Las Vegas on Hallowe’en, the year ends with two shows at New York’s Terminal 5 on 30 and 31 December. Full details from: The Violet Flame will be available for pre-order at 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 opportunities to meet 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 ‘A Little Respect’, ‘Sometimes’, ‘Victim Of Love’, ‘Ship Of Fools’, ‘Blue Savannah’, ‘Star’, ‘Chains Of Love’, ‘The Circus’, ‘Who Needs Love (Like That)’, ‘Love To Hate You’, ‘Drama!’, ‘Always’ and ‘Breathe’, ensured a formidable presence on the singles charts complemented by five consecutive No 1 albums (including The Innocents, Wild! and Chorus) and the beginning of the worldwide Abba revival, ‘Abba-esque’.


UK TOUR: 8 Nov – Belfast Ulster Hall 9 Nov – Dublin Olympia 12 Nov – Reading Hexagon 13 Nov – Southampton Guildhall 14 Nov – Reading Hexagon 15 Nov – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall 16 Nov – Guildford G Live 17 Nov – Bristol Colston Hall 19 Nov – Aberdeen Music Hall 20 Nov – Edinburgh Corn Exchange 21 Nov – Glasgow O2 Academy 23 Nov – Brighton Dome 24 Nov – Cardiff St. David’s Hall 25 Nov – Preston Guildhall 28 Nov- Newcastle O2 Academy 29 Nov – Wolverhampton Civic 30 Nov – Manchester Apollo

4 Dec – Cologne Palladium 5 Dec- Dresden Schlachthof 7 Dec – Hamburg CCH1 9 Dec – Berlin Columbiahalle 10 Dec – Aarhus Musikhus 11 Dec – Copenhagen TAP 1 14 Dec – London Forum

30 Dec – New York, NY Terminal 5 31 Dec – New York, NY Terminal 5

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