Erasure Announce New Album and Massive 2014 World Tour

Vince Clarke and Andy Bell are back with a brand new Erasure album. After a busy 2013 the two musicians have announced their sixteenth studio album will be titled The Violet Fame and is due out Tuesday September 23rd 2014.

Watch the album trailer:

Recorded in New York and London and produced by Richard X, The Violent Flame follows 2013’s holiday-themed Snow Globe. Read the review of Snow Globe on CrypticRock here.

Before the world tour, Erasure will perform at CarFest in the UK on August 1 (Cheshire) and August 22 (Hampshire).

The Violet Flame Tour then begins in Miami on September 12th and includes a special Halloween show at The Palms in Las Vegas and two New Year’s Eve shows at New York’s Terminal 5 on December 30th and 31st. Tickets are on sale starting June 7. Full details from:

The Violet Flame will be available for pre-order at The album will be available alongside exclusive Erasure bundles including single, deluxe and box set formats as well as a VIP ticket bundle which will feature the album, premium ticket and meet and greet with the band.

Erasure tour dates:
Aug. 1: CarFest Chesire, UK
Aug. 22: Carfest Hampshire, UK
Sept. 12: Fillmore Miami Beach, Miami, FL, USA
Sept. 13: House of Blues, Orlando, FL, USA
Sept. 14: Mahaffey Theatre, St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Sept. 17: Symphony Hall, Atlanta, GA, USA
Sept. 19: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C., USA
Sept. 21: Santander Performing Arts Center, Reading, PA, USA
Sept. 26: Borgata – The Music Box, Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Sept. 27: House of Blues, Boston, MA, USA
Sept. 28: Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead, Homestead, PA, USA
Sept. 30: Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada
Oct. 1: Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI, USA
Oct. 3: Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA
Oct. 4: Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL, USA
Oct. 5: Pabst Theatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Oct. 8: War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA
Oct. 10: Bayou Music Center, Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 11: Bayou Music Center, Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 12: Bayou Music Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Oct. 14: House of Blues, Dallas, TX. USA
Oct. 15: House of Blues, Dallas, TX, USA
Oct. 17: House of Blues, New Orleans, LA, USA
Oct. 18: ACL Live, Austin, TX, USA
Oct. 19: ACL Live, Austin, TX, USA
Oct. 21: Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Oct. 22: Humphrey’s, San Diego, CA, USA
Oct. 24: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oct. 25: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oct. 26: Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA, USA
Oct. 28: Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO, USA
Oct. 29: Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT USA
Oct. 31: Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov. 1: The Fox, Oakland, CA, USA
Nov. 8: Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK
Nov. 9: Olympia, Dublin, Ireland
Nov. 12: Hexagon, Reading, UK
Nov. 13: Guildhall, Southampton, UK
Nov. 14: Hexagon, Reading, UK
Nov. 15: Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK
Nov. 16: G Live, Guildford, UK
Nov. 17: Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
Nov. 19: Music Hall, Aberdeen, UK
Nov. 20: Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, UK
Nov. 21: O2 Academy, Glasgow, UK
Nov. 23: Dome, Brighton, UK
Nov. 24: St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, UK
Nov. 25: Guildhall, Preston, UK
Nov. 28: O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
Nov. 29: Civic, Wolverhampton, UK
Nov. 30: Apollo, Manchester, UK
Dec. 4: Palladium, Cologne, Germany
Dec. 5: Schlachthof, Dresden, Germany
Dec. 7: CCH1, Hamburg, Germany
Dec. 9: Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany
Dec. 10: Musikhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Dec. 11: TAP 1, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dec. 14: Forum, London, UK
Dec. 30: Terminal 5, New York, NY, USA
Dec. 31: Terminal 5, New York, NY, USA

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