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News: Erasure announce 2018 tour

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Photo: Doron Gild

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.

Listen to the remix below:

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The band will embark on a headline UK tour with European dates starting in Dublin on 31 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 2 June, full information will be at

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 2 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 2 June, full details below.

31 Jan – Dublin Olympia
2 Feb – Dundee Caird Hall
3 Feb – Edinburgh Usher Hall
4 Feb – Newcastle City Hall
6 Feb – Liverpool Philharmonic
7 Feb – Hull City Hall
8 Feb – Manchester O2 Apollo
10 Feb – Cambridge Corn Exchange
11 Feb – Birmingham O2 Academy
12 Feb – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
14 Feb – Ipswich Regent
15 Feb – Southampton O2 Guildhall
16 Feb – Cardiff St David’s Hall
18 Feb – Aylesbury Friars Waterside Theatre
19 Feb – Brighton Dome
20 Feb – Guildford G Live
22 Feb – Norwich UEA
23 Feb – London Eventim Apollo
27 Feb – Cologne E-Werk
28 Feb – Hamburg Mehr Theater
1 March – Berlin Columbiahalle
3 March – Leipzig Haus Auensee
4 March – Munich Tonhalle
5 March – Frankfurt Batschkapp
7 March – Hanover Capitol
Tickets are onsale from Friday 2 June

2 June – UK Manchester, Ethiad Stadium
3 June – UK Manchester, Ethiad Stadium
6 June – UK Southampton, St Mary’s Stadium
9 June – UK Edinburgh, Murrayfield Stadium
13 June – UK Coventry, Ricoh Stadium
17 June – IRE Dublin, Aviva Stadium
21 June – UK Cardiff, Ethiad Stadium
23 June – UK London, Stadium (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park)
26 June – DE Dresden, DDV Stadion
28 June – DE Dusseldorf, Espirit Arena
1 July – FR Paris, AccorHotels Arena
4 July – NL Nijmegen, Goffertpark
8 July – BE Werchter, Festivalpark
11 July – DE Hannover, HDI Arena
14 July – IT Verona, Stadio Bentegodi
15 July – IT Lucca, Summer Festival
17 July – IT Barolo, Collisioni Festival
19 July – DE Frankfurt, Commerzbank Arena
22 July – DE Munich, Olympiastadion
25 July – DE Berlin, Waldbühne
26 July – DE Berlin, Waldbühne
29 July – SE Stockholm, Tele2 Arena
1 Aug – NO Trondheim, Granåsan Arena
4 Aug – NO Bergen, Bergenhus Fortress
7 Aug – DK Copenhagen, Telia Parken
10 Aug – FI Tampere, Ratina Stadium
16 Aug – LT Vilnius, Vingis Park
19 Aug – CZ Prague, Airport Letnany
23 Aug – HU Budapest, Groupama Arena
26 Aug – AT Vienna, Ernst Happel Stadium
29 Aug – AT Klagenfurt, Wörthersee Stadium
2 Sep – CH Zurich, Letzigrund Stadium
7 Sep – RU St Petersburg, Ledovi Dvorets Palace
10 Sep – RU Moscow, Olympiski