Released 30 March 1987 on Mute (catalog no. Erasure new album - The Number One music magazine feat. This is undoubtedly Erasure's most experimental work, making a mockery of those critics who wrongly accuse Erasure of forever releasing identical sounding albums. Home » Reviews » ERASURE – The Neon. Only in the previous decade, Erasure mustered four albums—2011’s Tomorrow’s End to 2017’s World Be Gone. Following in the same heartbeat and sentiment is the melodramatic “Shot a Satellite.” Another future classic ensues in the form of “Tower of Love,” which echoes traces of Kraftwerk (“Airwaves”), The Normal (“Warm Leatherette”), Camouflage (“Love Is a Shield”), and Igo (“Synth Love”). Share Tweet. These critics’ assumption is not only a disrespect to these band’s prolificacy, it is also a betrayal of their own ignorance. The Neon descends upon us at a time where the mood is upbeat for Erasure … Any pop purist from the 80s will have fond memories of Erasure. This is undoubtedly Erasure's most experimental work, making a mockery of those critics who wrongly accuse Erasure of forever releasing identical sounding albums. The neon lights then slowly fade out as Erasure showcases its knack for slow balladry with the piano-oriented “New Horizons” and the luscious rhythm and instrumentation of “Careful What I Try to Do”—a welcome break from the album’s overall roller coaster, dance floor-worthy theme. Share This Article. Erasure Drop Eighties-Leaning ‘Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling),’ Tease New Album Andy Bell and Vince Clarke announce their new album, The Neon, due in August They really shouldn’t have bothered. SHARES. One of The Neon’s more memorable tracks, “Fallen Angel,” whose chorus is so infectious, is worthy of repeat mode. Erasure – The Neon (Album Review) Posted at 10:43h aLfie vera mella cryptic rock, CrypticRock, Music reviews, News, Reviews 0 Comments. Erasure to the rescue once more. Here are the ticket links and venue information for each of the shows in the European leg of Erasure’s 2021 tour for their new album ‘The Neon’. Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can hear below.. Ella Satin. As a means to further his passion for music, he formed the band haLf man haLf eLf. Certainly musicians’ work can be appreciated much later in time and long-standing collaborations amongst artists is rare. Meanwhile, Detox has always had Erasure on high rotation and said, “Erasure has been an integral part of my queer soundtrack from early on and it was a … I’ve been listening to Erasure since day one and I have to say this album is a complete snooze fest. August 15, 2020 Chris Snoddon Album Reviews 0. Yes, album 18, since “Wonderland” debuted back in 1985 and their last, “World Be Gone”, in 2017. Review Summary: Charming in its goofyness, The Innocents serves as a to the-the-point pop album that delivers hook after hook. Erasure is the seventh studio album by Erasure, released in 1995.It was produced by Thomas Fehlmann (of The Orb) and Gareth Jones.. An overtly experimental and introspective album, Erasure contains eleven, mostly mid-tempo tracks that differed from their past output of shiny, three-minute pop songs. ALBUM REVIEW: Erasure – The Neon. Genres: Synthpop. Since the mid 1980s, they’ve consistently put out decent albums, with The Neon becoming their 18th studio effort, a staggering feat considering how few synthpop bands at the top of their game back then have managed to retain anything near the level they originally set themselves. Featured peformers: Andy Bell (songwriter), Vince Clarke (songwriter), Thomas Fehlmann (producer), Gareth Jones (producer), George Holt (engineer), Mike Marsh (mastering). The Human League (“Don’t You Want Me”), Red Flag (“Russian Radio”), When in Rome (“The Promise”), Yazoo (“Nobody’s Diary”), Information Society (“What’s on Your Mind [Pure Energy]”), and the aforementioned Depeche Mode are only some of the honorably mentionable. Reviews. With a 35-year career and 18 studio albums to boot, the indomitable duo of Vince Clarke (synthesizers) and Andy Bell (vocals) certainly belongs to the pantheon of Pop greats. Erasure clearly are open to updating their classic sound, as on 2014’s The Violet Flame, where co-producer Richard X helped add a sharp, icy sheen to their otherwise effervescent tunes. We are delighted that we are finally able to announce the first Erasure tour dates for 2021. Longevity is rare and fleeting in the music industry. Album News, Tracklist, Video. Erasure The Neon Mute Street: 08.21 Erasure = ’80s Sparks + OMD + Debbie Harry. Between ‘World Be Gone’ and the new album ‘The Neon’ Andy Bell and Vince Clarke had been … Simple, straightforward and effective, full of positive energy. The Neon delivers mostly carefree synth-pop comfort food calibrated to appeal more to our feet and our hearts than our already overtaxed brains. Album Reviews: Erasure - Union Street. Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. For further information or to order the album visit Erasure’s website here.. Watch the video for Hey Now (Think I … REVIEW: ‘The Neon’ – Erasure Skip to entry content. Launching off a bed of stuttering, percussive sci-fi synths, ‘Shot A Satellite’ is the latest taste of what to expect from the band’s forthcoming album, … Released via Mute Records and consisting of ten new brand new songs, it starts with its lead single, “Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling),” which carries the unmistakable, melodic and shiny Pop sound of the duo. Despite relative sparse arrangements it works, because of amazing songwriting and full-on, heartfelt vocals of Andy Bell! ErasureThe NeonMute Records. Genres: Synthpop, Art Pop. With every song at a moderato pace of 110 bpm, every song will seem to drag on with its boring synths and lazy drums. The Good: In a recent interview with The Big Takeover, Bell had this to say about the title of the latest Erasure record: “I love the effect of an old stone wall with a neon sign on it. 8/10. Erasure ‘Snow Globe’ – album review. Erasure – The Neon | Album review. Just in time for Halloween, Erasure have revealed a spooky new video for “Fallen Angel,” a track off their new album The Neon. Album Review. And then the mood shifts to a higher gear and darker tone as “Diamond Lies” plays next. By. August 30, 2020 by Paul Browne We will live to love again… With the release of new album The Neon, Erasure have stepped back into that energetic electropop world that the band built their legacy on, demonstrating that Andy Bell and Vince Clarke still have the chops to produce engaging electronic tunes. Never ones to rest on their laurels, our favorite synth superheroes Vince Clarke and Andy Bell have followed 2017’s reflective World Be Gone (plus its subsequent two companion releases) with what every fan would hope for: an upbeat and poppy return to the sound that made them famous. He works full-time at a healthcare institution, while serving as the associate contributing editor of Filipino Journal—a local community newspaper in Winnipeg—tackling Literature, Languages, Cultures, Lifestyles, and Music. Judging by the sound of advance singles like “Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling)” and “Nerves of Steel”, that newly rediscovered buoyancy comes straight from the days of Erasure’s Eurodance dominance, specifically the period between 1988 and 1994 when the band fired off four consecutive UK No. 8 June 2020. In 2016, aLfie published Part One (Literature & Languages and Their Cultural Significance) of his Essay Series, Can You Hear the Sound of a Falling Leaf? After releasing 2017’s downcast World Be Gone, which found the synthpop legends working through a mixed bag of ruminations in the wake of Brexit and the 2016 US Presidential election, Bell and longtime bandmate Vince Clarke retreated into solo projects in search of a creative recharge. Synth pop duo release their seventeenth album. The Neon is released on 21 st August 2020. With a 35-year career and 18 studio albums to boot, the indomitable duo of Vince Clarke (synthesizers) and Andy Bell … The songs from previous album ‘World Be Gone’ undergo a classical re-interpretation. Tweet. Perhaps, 35 years into their partnership, we shouldn’t expect Erasure to break new ground. Hands down, Erasure remains one of the most popular, successful, and prolific purveyors in the annals of Synthpop music. ERASURE – The Neon . Album Review. Andy's singing can get annoying if you're not fond of his style. Three years later, the pair return with their 18th studio album and a pronounced lightness that feels jarringly at odds with the trajectory of the world at large. Ella Satin. Most tracks clocked in at five minutes or more, several contained long … Louder Than War’ Paul Scott-Bates reviews. The Neon is the eighteenth studio album by English synth-pop duo Erasure, released on 21 August 2020 by Mute Records.The album debuted at number four on the UK Albums Chart with 8,394 copies sold in its first week, the duo's highest-charting album since I Say I Say I Say (1994). Erasure The Neon Album Review “Hey Now (I Think I Got A Feeling)” offers a great opener to The Neon with some really great hooks. ERASURE (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) have shared the second track to be taken from their eagerly awaited new album, The Neon. A one-hour-eleven minute epic, this album sees Andy and Vince create several extended musical periods which escape from the typical three-and-a-half minute pop song. aLfie is a doting and dedicated father to his now ten-year-old son, Evawwen. band & artist news, reviews, interviews, videos & gossip UK & worldwide. Clarke doesn’t get off unscathed, either; for as welcome as his return to analog synthesizer is, the novelty of hearing those classic sounds masks the fact that few of The Neon’s tracks offer anything in the way of artistic risk-taking. Erasure, the British duo of Andy Bell and Vince Clarke, have continued their musical partnership from their first … SPILL ALBUM REVIEW: ERASURE – WORLD BE GONE Erasure World Be Gone Mute Records. 0. [ August 15, 2020 ] ALBUM REVIEW: Erasure – The Neon Album Reviews [ August 14, 2020 ] THE KILLERS share their incredible new single ‘Dying Breed’ – Listen Now Gigs [ August 14, 2020 ] THE FLAMING LIPS share video for ‘Will You Return / When You Come Down’ from new album “AMERICAN HEAD” New music [ August 14, 2020 ] JÓNSI releases new single ‘CANNIBAL’ (feat … This has been hailed as something of comeback album for the boys; a getting back to their roots. TRACKLISTING • Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling) • Nerves of Steel • Fallen Angel • No Point in Tripping • Shot a Satellite • Tower of Love • Diamond Lies • New Horizons • Careful What I Try to Do Although popular with the fans, the album … A quick follow-up to 2018’s World Beyond, the orchestral treatment of World Be Gone, on Friday, August 21, 2020, Erasure return with the brand new album The Neon. But now, the synth pop duo, comprising of Andy Bell and Vince Clarke have taken their most recent album, 2017’s World Be Gone, and completely turned it on its head to release something completely experimental and different. One can really feel that they still enjoy what they do after all that time. With less than 50 shoplifting days left until Christmas, we unwrap some festive trademark electronic pop from Erasure. Erasure placed pre-release emphasis on The Neon ’s return to vintage analog synthesizers, so it’s a relief to hear those promises pay off; from the … As mentioned above, the lead singles do much of the heavy lifting; opener “Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling)” turns Bell’s empty-city wanderings and longing for human contact into a bubbling lockdown banger percolating with high-gloss synths, and “Nerves of Steel” struts forth with desire-filled confidence worthy of the catwalk on RuPaul’s Drag Race (whose memorable alumni also feature in the song’s music video). Country: United Kingdom World be Gone is not a typical Erasure album. “No Point in Tripping” brings a great rhythm and gets addictive … 0. new releases; staff reviews; best new music; Erasure The Innocents. Launching off a bed of stuttering, percussive sci-fi synths, ‘Shot A Satellite’ is the latest taste of what to expect from the band’s forthcoming album, The Neon - out on Mute on 21 August 2020. For over thirty years they have remained a stalwart act and … He now performs with another band, The Psychedelics. But if that’s the case, why listen to The Neon when The Innocents and Wild! aLfie has been a music journalist since the mid-’90s for various print magazines as well as websites. AllMusic Review by Ned Raggett Released three years after Chorus , I Say I Say I Say found Erasure for the first time fully interested in essentially staying in place. Erasure Announce New Album Laurie Tuffrey , September 10th, 2013 12:59 Electronic duo announce new album of festive cuts Erasure have announced that they'll be releasing Snow Globe , a Christmas-time album featuring a mixture of original tracks and their interpretations of seasonal classics, on … This album is boring. Erasure Drop Eighties-Leaning ‘Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling),’ Tease New Album Andy Bell and Vince Clarke announce their new album, The Neon, due in August Erasure – The Neon: Album Review By Paul Scott-Bates on 21st August 2020 • ( Leave a comment ) Now in their thirty-fifth year as a duo touching five decades, Erasure return with their highly anticipated eighteenth album. Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10. He began writing album reviews for CrypticRock in 2015. CDSTUMM145; CD). We are delighted that we are finally able to announce the first Erasure tour dates for 2021. 1 albums. In a statement, Bell says he was inspired by … ERASURE (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) have shared the second track to be taken from their eagerly awaited new album, The Neon. I’d honestly rather have new remixes of those (like the new Richard Morris mix of ‘Drama!’) than live recordings. Erasure have announced details of their 18th studio album, The Neon.Above, you can hear lead track 'Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)'. In 2003, aLfie migrated to Canada; he has since been living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They seemingly could not acknowledge that there are bands that have the sonic stamina and songwriting prowess to release a new album every few years – as examples, The Church (24 studio albums), Simple Minds (18), U2 (14), and Depeche Mode (14). Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can … Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. In fact, it even carries synthesizer genes of Depeche Mode (“New Life”) (to the uninitiated, Clarke was an original member and the chief songwriter of the equally ubiquitous Synthpop band during its nascent days). By. The album will be released by Mute on Aug. 21 in all digital formats as well as standard and deluxe-editions of … Erasure are probably best known for their 80s heyday of flamboyant dance numbers, most notably their super-smash hit ‘A Little Respect’. Erasure – “The Neon” Well, here it is. 19 May 2017. Paul Scott-Bates-May 8, 2017. The Bad: While the highs of The Neon serve as either balms or distractions from this, the bummerest of summers, the album’s lows simply feel out of step with reality. Erasure aired their anxieties regarding the divisive Trump and Brexit shockwaves devouring our world on their 2017 album: ‘World Be Gone’ which was their most overtly political and socially influenced collection of songs since the release of their ’Chorus’ album in 1991. By 1989, Erasure had built a loyal following with three multi-Platinum selling albums and hits all around the world, so all eyes were on how album number four was going to play. Essential Tracks: “Hey Now (Think I Got a Feeling)”, “Nerves of Steel”, and “Kid You’re Not Alone”, Tom Petty’s Estate Announces Wildflowers & All the Rest Box Set, The Crown Receives Season 4 Release Date, New Teaser: Watch, Baby Dancing to Tool's "Invincible" Will Lift Your Spirits During These Dark Times: Watch, Rage Against the Machine Release Killing in Thy Name Documentary About Race: Watch, Descendents Bid Farewell to "Asshole Twitter Troll" Donald Trump with New Song "That's the Breaks": Stream, Saved By the Bell Star Dustin Diamond Diagnosed with Stage 4 Cancer, King Crimson's Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Gift Us with Metallica's "Enter Sandman" on an Exercise Bike: Watch. Erasure developed a sound that is so unmistakable and singular that I find it nearly ridiculous when it is called "retro". In his spare time, he enjoys reading books and listening to music. Like the in-depth, diverse coverage of Cryptic Rock? A fun song to start. Tweet; Erasure – Snow Globe (Mute Records) CD/DL Released 11th November 2013 7/10 . Reviews Erasure Snow Globe JR Moores , December 6th, 2013 07:27. ), but on this repackaging of album and B … The world of Synthpop music is populated by so many interesting groups since the illustrious 1980s. The 10-track album was written and produced by Erasure, with recording taking place in Atlanta earlier this year. He was the frontman of the ’90s-peaking Philippine Alternative Rock / New Wave band Half Life Half Death, which released a full-length album and several singles on Viva Records. already exist? While their 30 year career has moved between themes of love, relationships, introspection and the good life, there was usually a danceable sugary pop sweetness that permeated the material while they were at it. Erasure review – every note infused with lovelorn drama September 2014 From Rock's Backpages Depeche Mode, Erasure and Inspiral Carpets break the States … What really captures me for the album is the confidence and placibility that radiates even from the weakest songs of the album - practically the record´s a-side except "Fallen Angel". Erasure is the seventh studio album by Erasure, released in 1995.It was produced by Thomas Fehlmann (of The Orb) and Gareth Jones.. An overtly experimental and introspective album, Erasure contains eleven, mostly mid-tempo tracks that differed from their past output of shiny, three-minute pop songs. ALBUM REVIEW: Erasure – The Neon. “Nerves of Steel” darkens the tone a bit sounding more like an old Depeche Mode song. Help us in support to keep the magazine going strong for years to come with a small donation. I’ve been to enough Erasure concerts to know that they are VERY hit and miss as far as the quality of not only the performance but the recording as well. The new Erasure album. Finally, Clarke and Bell wrap up their new record with “Kid, You’re Not Alone”—an easy-to-the-ears and touching-to-the-heart album closer. Onge's Review. With a 35-year career and 18 studio albums … on November 13, 2013, 12:01am. aLfie vera mella cryptic rock, CrypticRock, Music reviews, News, Reviews 0 Comments. Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’. Subliminally synful England’s infamous and synth-pop genre-defining duo, Erasure, returns with their eighth studio album The Neon, bringing audiences a refreshment of slick new … After repeated listenings I think this album is pure melody and pure joy! Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10. The Neon is another proof that the songwriting tandem of Clarke and Bell is as potent, if not powerful and inspired, as ever. The Verdict: In a year where reasons to dance are in perilously short supply, a new Erasure record is an undeniable positive for the world. Because if you really feel it, the listener may too. In 2017, dance-pop mavens Erasure offered up the politically mindful World Be Gone, a set of reflective, mostly midtempo pop anthems that landed them in the Top Ten in the U.K. for the first time since the '90s.After rearranging it for a chamber ensemble (World Beyond) and issuing a related live album (World Be Live), they bring their music back to prime time at the club with The Neon. The Neon descends upon us at a time where the mood is upbeat for Erasure in a week where synth pioneer Vince Clarke won the Special Recognition … 4.0 excellent. by Katherine Flynn. James Brown, for example, architect … The Circus, an Album by Erasure. Recorded pre-pandemic, The Neon asks an end-of-summer question without an easy answer: Is the world in the mood for a throwback record that sometimes feels beamed in from an alternate universe where everything is still mostly okay? Erasure occupy a unique position in British Pop music. And now, three years fresh from the success of the last record, Clarke and Bell are out again with another powerhouse gem. Longtime synthpop duo Erasure are back with a new album called The Neon, and they’ve released it in full today.Stream it below via Apple Music and Spotify. While most other artists and bands … Electronic Music’s dynamic duo Andy Bell and Vince Clarke better known as Erasure embark on their 18th Studio album release this week and its a rather rowdy affair in comparison to 2017’s thought-provoking World be Gone. Peter Climie - November 1, 2013. Erasure – Snow Globe. New vocal performances from Andy Bell alongside versions performed on violin, harp, cello, double-bass, piano, glockenspiel and vibraphone by Belgian post-classical musicians Echo Collective. Erasure, an Album by Erasure. Hands down, Erasure remains one of the most popular, successful, and prolific purveyors in the annals of Synthpop music. With nearly every song topping six minutes, the duo take their basic and straightforward pop songs and stretch them out into a dreamscape of haunting electronica. When you think of the 80s, the timely synth and reverb drum comes to … In 2017, dance-pop mavens Erasure offered up the politically mindful World Be Gone, a set of reflective, mostly midtempo pop anthems that landed them in the Top Ten in the U.K. for the first time since the '90s.After rearranging it for a chamber ensemble (World Beyond) and issuing a related live album (World Be Live), they bring their music back to prime time at the club with … To me, that always looks like the clashing of antiquity and modern-day.” The same could also be said of the most memorable tracks on The Neon, which leverage the proven Erasure formula for bright, club-ready pop tunes that somehow manage to sound nostalgic and timely all at once. Stuck in lockdown, barricaded in our homes, fearful of contact with strangers, every expedition to the grocery or … Born in 1971, in Metro Manila, Philippines, aLfie vera mella is a healthcare worker, singer/songwriter, and editor/writer. August 21, 2020 Erasure – The Neon (Album Review) Posted at 10:43h. A BRAND NEW ERASURE ALBUM: THE NEON. We will live to love again… With the release of new album The Neon, Erasure have stepped back into that energetic electropop world that the band built their legacy on, demonstrating that Andy Bell and Vince Clarke still have the chops to produce engaging electronic tunes.. 8.5 / 10. Electronic Music’s dynamic duo Andy Bell and Vince Clarke better known as Erasure embark on their 18th Studio album release this week and its a rather rowdy affair in comparison to 2017’s thought-provoking World be Gone. In shifting away from the storminess of World Be Gone, Bell offers up more than a few overcorrections that play to the worst of his lyrical tendencies; the platitude-stuffed “Fallen Angel” is the synth-pop equivalent of a Live, Laugh, Love poster, “Tower of Love” undercuts its own middling fable-making with repeated (and seemingly sincere) uses of the phrase “Don’t go there!”, and “No Point in Tripping” wastes a concise and catchy chorus on overfull verses that are heavy with words and light on memorable lines. But will it be playing at the Louder Than War Christmas party? The record is certain to thrill devotees and potentially catch the ear of an unsuspecting Release Radar listener or two; whether we’ll still need it once these current hard times end remains to be seen. 21 August 2020. Erasure – World Be Gone (Mute Records) Vinyl / CD / Cassette / DL. © Copyright Cryptic Rock 2020 – All Rights Reserved – User Login Website Design by Anthony Idi. 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