Erasure to play Birmingham next month

Erasure are to play a Birmingham date for the first time in over a decade as the full duo. Members of the band have made Brummie appearances in recent years, with the latest being Andy Bell performing a set at Birmingham Pride in 2016.

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The current tour for their latest album World Be Gone (released 19th May 2017 via Mute) comprises of 18 UK dates, with most sold out. See below:

29 – Dublin Olympia [SOLD OUT]
30 – Dublin Olympia [SOLD OUT]
31 – Dublin Olympia [SOLD OUT]

2 – Dundee Caird Hall [SOLD OUT]
3 – Edinburgh Usher Hall [SOLD OUT]
4 – Newcastle City Hall [SOLD OUT]
6 – Liverpool Philharmonic [SOLD OUT]
7 – Hull City Hall [SOLD OUT]
8 – Manchester O2 Apollo [SOLD OUT]
10 – Cambridge Corn Exchange [SOLD OUT]
11 – Birmingham O2 Academy [SOLD OUT]
12 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall [SOLD OUT]
14 – Ipswich Regent [SOLD OUT]
15 – Southampton O2 Guildhall [SOLD OUT]
16 – Cardiff St David’s Hall [SOLD OUT]
18 – Aylesbury Friars Waterside Theatre [SOLD OUT]
19 – Brighton Dome [SOLD OUT]
20 – Guildford G Live [SOLD OUT]
22 – Norwich UEA [SOLD OUT]
23 – London Eventim Apollo
24 – London Eventim Apollo

World Be Gone, the duo’s 17th studio album, landed at number 6 in the UK album chart and was their first top-10 new recording since 1997’s Cowboy. Watch the lyrics video to the lead single, Love You To The Sky, below.

Declan Bowring

Gig and album reviewer + culture writer, celebrating the best of music and events happening throughout our city.