Tag Archives: Andy Bell

A Little Respect: 30 Years Of Erasure [AUDIO]

In our second bit of Vince Clark-related news this morning, yesterday Erasure celebrated its 30th anniversary with a commemorative show broadcast on dozens of British radio stations. Interview subjects include members of OMD and Heaven 17, Mute Records founder Daniel Miller, and of course both Clark and Andy Bell. The show catalogs the band’s creation and takes you through the ...

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JMG Top Ten For 2014

For the second year in a row, my favorite track of the year is by out and openly HIV+ singer/songwriter John Grant, whose collaboration with Hercules & Love Affair spawned a gorgeous modern dance video interpretation of Grant’s tale of coming out positive to a lover. Culled from my Spotify playlists, here’s my top ten for 2014. 1. John Grant ...

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Out Magazine Unveils 2014 Out 100 List

Out Magazine has unveiled this year’s Out 100 list. The 2014 ranking features Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner (seated above) and New York Times writer Josh Barro (third from left.) Others on the list are Dan Savage, Larry Kramer, Andy Bell, Armistead Maupin, Jason Collins, Richard Chamberlain, Carmen Carrera, and the cast of Looking.  See the full list.

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Andy Bell: Torsten, The Bareback Saint

This week Erasure frontman Andy Bell released his fourth solo album, which carries the provocative title Torsten, The Bareback Saint. Reviewers are raving about the album’s unusual premise. This album, to be performed live at the Edinburgh Festival from 5-16 August, is possibly Bell’s finest vocal outing. Strong and well-tuned, his voice is nothing short of superb and the songs, ...

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Erasure Previews New Album

Erasure has released the below teaser for their coming album, The Violet Flame, which will be released in September. There are no NYC dates on the supporting tour, but the duo will play DC, Boston, and Atlantic City. The Violet Flame will be their 16th studio album, not counting compilations, EPs, and greatest hits packages. To date Erasure has charted ...

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Dave Aude Feat. Andy Bell – Aftermath

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HomoQuotable – Andy Bell

“When I was tested for the second time and found out I was HIV positive, I thought my world was going to collapse and cave in but thankfully this test actually saved my life. The sooner you find out whether you are positive (or negative), the sooner you can start your combination therapy and get the virus under control and ...

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Erasure – Gaudete

ET Online has a review: Created in collaboration between Erasure’s Andy Bell and Vince Clarke with Martin Meunier — whose work includes Tim Burton’s James and the Giant Peach and 2009’s Coraline — the stop animation video has a very Nightmare Before Christmas feel fitting for the season, which fans of Burton’s dark and quirky style are sure to love. ...

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