Echo & The Bunnymen new album The Stars, The Oceans and The Moon set for Autumn release

Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen reveal more news on their latest record, Getintothis’ Peter Guy looks ahead to their new tour and twelfth studio album.

Echo & The Bunnymen have released further details about their new album, The Stars, The Oceans and The Moon.

The Bunnies twelfth studio album will be released on October 5 and offers a set of new perspectives on one of the most majestic back catalogues of modern times.

The band are to reimagine thirteen of their own classics – including The Killing Moon, Nothing Lasts Forever and Rescue – re-recorded with “synths, strings and things“.

The album also features two new songs, The Somnambulist and How Far?

The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon

The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon

Echo & The Bunnymen head out on a previously announced UK tour in May and June. The band are also confirmed to play the Skyline Series in Bristol in June; and Hardwick Live in Sedgefield in August.

These dates will be the first time the band have played the new arrangements on stage.

Bill Drummond, Echo and the Bunnymen: The Crystal Day in 1984

Full UK tour dates 2018:

May 23: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
May 25: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool – sold out
May 26: Symphony Hall, Birmingham
May 28: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
May 30: Sage, Gateshead
Jun 1: Royal Albert Hall, London – sold out

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