We’re excited to announce a new Blancmange album and tour in March 2016.
The new Blancmange album, Commuter 23 will be released by Blanc Check Records on Friday 11 March, 2016.
The album is a forward-looking mixture of songs and more experimental electronic instrumentals. Tracks include ‘Jack Knife’, ‘Red Shift (Blame Thrower)’ and ‘Last Night (I Dreamt I Had A Job)’.
The confirmed tour dates so far are:
MARCH 2016 – Blancmange + Special Guest, Bernholz
Thurs 17 Southampton Brook http://www.the-brook.com/?p=10033
Sat 19 Brighton Concorde 2 https://www.concorde2.co.uk/events/blancmange-2
Mon 21 Milton Keynes Stables http://www.stables.org/Whats_on/Event/Blancmange_20160321
Wed 23 Glasgow Audio http://www.musicglue.com/audioglasgow/events/23-mar-16-blancmange-audio/
Thurs 24 Darwen Library Theatre http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/1F004F72E26EBAE9
Friday 25 Hebden Bridge Trades Club http://thetradesclub.com/events/blancmange
Sat 26 Club Academy Manchester http://www.manchesteracademy.net/blancmange#bio
VIP tickets for all these shows are available from the Official Blancmange Store: http://blancmange.tmstor.es/cart/product.php?id=27079
‘Neil Arthur is now making the most fully realised music of his life. A thrilling immersion in sound.’ MOJO
‘It’s a pleasure to find Blancmange thriving in the 21st Century with an instrumental album. Each whoosh and clatter remains to niggle in the mind.’ Q MAGAZINE
‘Multiple levels of aural delight.’ ELECTRONIC SOUND MAGAZINE
‘Intense, yet often exhilarating work.’ RECORD COLLECTOR
‘Exceeding expectations Nil By Mouth is a truly excellent album in its own right. It deserves a wider audience.’ ELECTRICITY CLUB
‘Music evoking films never written, scenes never soundtracked & popcorn never eaten . . . Arthur’s pop lineage gives him a unique ability to invent and divert tracks off their beaten tracks into musical hinterlands without losing his flair with a melody.’ MUSICOMH
‘The results are entertaining and gripping. Clearly Arthur has been having real fun playing with his toys.’ THE ARTS DESK
‘A delightful curio.’ CLASSIC POP
Blancmange’s Nil By Mouth is available from all outlets including Amazon