Erasure - The Violet Flame

ERASURE (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) have unveiled the Parralox mix  taken from their forthcoming single, Reason, out on 24 November 2014. This heartfelt anthem backed with a pulsating dance beat is the second single from their new Richard X produced album The Violet Flame. In addition to the Parralox remix, and the recently revealed remix from Carter Tutti ,Throbbing Gristle / Chris & Cosey), Reason will be released with an exclusive B-Side, Die 4 Love, plus remixes from JRMX, GRN and Jochen Simms.

Fans have a chance to create their own remix of the track Sacred, courtesy of Blend. The winner of the competition will have his/her remix included in the official release of Sacred, in addition to snagging a copy of limited edition vinyl of The Violet Flame. Entries will be accepted through to the end of December, and a winner will be chosen in January 2015.

Erasure have returned to the UK for The Violet Flame Tour. The tour follows the acclaimed US tour, and the UK leg includes two London shows at the Forum on 14 & 15 December. Parralox will support on the 15 November, support on first night comes from Iris Gold. The year will then end with two shows at New York’s Terminal 5 on 30 and 31 December (full details below). Tickets are on sale now.

listen below:

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12 Nov - Reading Hexagon – w/ Chad Valley
13 Nov - Southampton Guildhall – w/ Chad Valley
14 Nov - Reading Hexagon – w/ Chad Valley
15 Nov - Nottingham Royal Concert Hall – w/ Chad Valley – SOLD OUT
16 Nov - Guildford G Live – w/ Chad Valley
17 Nov - Bristol Colston Hall – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
19 Nov - Aberdeen Music Hall – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
20 Nov - Edinburgh Corn Exchange – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
21 Nov - Glasgow O2 Academy – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
23 Nov - Brighton Dome – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
24 Nov - Cardiff St. David's Hall – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
25 Nov - Preston Guildhall – w/ Nights
28 Nov- Newcastle O2 Academy – w/ Nights – SOLD OUT
29 Nov - Wolverhampton Civic – w/ Shelter – SOLD OUT
30 Nov - Manchester Apollo – w/ Shelter – SOLD OUT
4 Dec - Cologne Palladium – w/ Shelter
5 Dec- Dresden Schlachthof – w/ Shelter
7 Dec - Hamburg CCH1 – w/ Shelter
9 Dec - Berlin Columbiahalle – w/ Shelter
10 Dec - Aarhus Musikhus – w/ Shelter
11 Dec - Copenhagen TAP 1 – w/ Shelter
14 Dec - London Forum – SOLD OUT – with Iris Gold
15 Dec – London Forum – with Parralox
30 Dec - New York, NY Terminal 5
31 Dec - New York, NY Terminal 5

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