Erasure’s New Album ‘The Neon’ Takes Us To Wherever We Want To Be

Out today via Mute Records, Erasure’s album, ‘The Neon’, could be just as easily be a trip back in time, as much as it’s a contemporary album. It’s all about how you view it. Those of a certain age might be transported to the days of neon fingerless gloves, teased up hair like birds’ nests, and stirrup pants and Doc Martens (brogues or boots – your choice), paired with oversized painter shirts. But then again, it’s very much a contemporary album, touching on very modern themes. A lot of the issues of the 80s are revisited – albeit in slightly different form – today, and albums like ‘The Neon’ are what we needed then, and now, to take our minds off those things.

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JUST DESSERTS – Blancmange Frontman Neil Arthur On Striving For Simplicity In His Songwriting

Though frontman Neil Arthur is disarmingly modest about their achievements, Blancmange were one of the most successful bands to emerge from the experimental electronic…

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Essentially Pop Meets: Circuit3

During Essentially Pop’s recent Irish Roadshow, Lisa talked to Peter Fitzpatrick, who performs as Circuit3. Check out our interview as well as our competition to win Circuit3’s album.

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Erasure’s ‘World Be Gone’ Takes Us There And Back Again

Mellifluous: sweet-sounding, sweet-toned, honeyed. Erasure singer Andy Bell’s voice has always been honeyed and sweet, and the duo’s new release, ‘World Be Gone’, shows that he’s lost nothing of the strength and dulcet tones he’s known for.

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