Echo and the Bunnymen to release new album next May

1st new album in 4 years, Echo and the Bunnymen to unleash a collection called
“The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon” in May 2018

Will spotlight “Some of their greatest songs” re-recorded “With strings and things attached”,
along with a couple of brand-new songs!

The Bunnymen have also declared UK tour dates to coincide with new album during May/June 2018

Echo and the Bunnymen

Hailing out of Liverpool, England in 1978, Echo and the Bunnymen since forming are ‘without a shadow of a doubt’ quite possibly the most important/influential post-punk band.

Original line-up:
Ian McCulloch – lead vocalist/guitarist
Will Sergeant – guitarist
Les Pattinson – bassist
Pete De Freitas – drummer

Current line-up:
Ian McCulloch – lead vocalist/guitarist
Will Sergeant – guitarist
Gordy Goudie – guitarist
Stephen Brannan – bassist
Jez Wing – keyboardist
Nick Kilroe – drummer

“The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon” album release

They’ve been fairly quiet since 2014 where they released a full-length album “Meteorites” (12th album). Well, that is about to change in 2018 where Echo and the Bunnymen fans will have a new album to look very forward to, for sure. The brand spanking new album, “The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon” will rocking release in May of 2018 and will notably mark Bunnymen classics reconstructed/reinterpreted with
co-producer Andy Wright into “new songs with strings and things attached”.

This is not too bizarre given the Bunnymen’s liberally avant-garde use of strings on classics such as “The Cutter” and “Silver”, with the band’s use of live string sections there during concerts of recent years.

The album will be accessible in signed and unsigned CDs, Double LPs, Double Picture Discs, and cassettes.

The Bunnymen UK tour dates in 2018

As well with the very recent declaration of the Bunnymen’s new album, there will be some very memorable UK tour dates that takes flight at Edinburgh Usher Hall on the 23rd of May and hits its peak with a closing date stunner on the 1st of June at the iconic London Royal Albert Hall.

Ones who go on to Pre-order “The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon” album from the Official Bunnymen Store before Tuesday, November 28th at 11:59 p.m. will earn access to a special fan pre-sale this upcoming Wednesday, November 29th that unveils at 10 a.m. General on-sale for tickets starts on Friday, December 1st. All six shows you can see listed below here.

23rd of May 2018Edinburgh Usher Hall
25th of May 2018Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
26th of May 2018Birmingham Symphony Hall
28th of May 2018Manchester Bridgewater Hall
30th of May 2018Gateshead Sage
1st of Jun 2018London Royal Albert Hall

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Written by: Timothy John Forker 
Music Promotions CEO/Director at: FORKSTER
www.forksterocks.net
© 2017 FORKSTER MUSIC PROMOTIONS by Timothy J. Forker

FORKSTER promotional spot article on the upcoming Echo and the Bunnymen

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