Echo and the Bunnymen to rework songs from their catalog on The Stars, The Oceans and the Moon

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Echo and the Bunnymen new album 2018

Echo and the Bunnymen have announced a new album. On October 5, the legendary Liverpool band will release The Stars, The Oceans and The Moon via BMG. The album features newly recorded versions of songs from throughout their catalog, with “strings and things.” “I’m not doing this for anyone else. I’m doing it as it’s important to me to make the songs better. I have to do it,” says the band’s frontman Ian McCulloch in a press release. The band have shared a new version of “Seven Seas,” originally from their 1984 album Ocean Rain, which can be streamed below.

Echo and the Bunnymen The Stars, The Oceans and The Moon tracklist:

1. Bring on the Dancing Horses
2. The Somnambulist
3. Nothing Lasts Forever
4. Lips Like Sugar
5. Rescue
6. Rust
7. Angels & Devils
8. Bedbugs & Ballyhoo
9. Zimbo
10. Stars Are Stars
11. Seven Seas
12. Ocean Rain
13. The Cutter
14. How Far?
15. The Killing Moon

Echo and the Bunnymen tour dates:

7/12 – San Antonio, TX – Tobin Center (V)
7/13 – Austin, TX – ACL Live Moody (V)
7/14 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center (V)
7/15 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion (V)
7/17 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium (V)
7/18 – Atlanta, GA – State Bank Amphitheater (V)
7/20 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues (V)
7/21 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre (V)
7/23 – Richmond, VA – The National (V)
7/24 – Norfolk, VA – Norva (V)
7/25 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem (V)
8/11 – Waynesville, Ohio – Bellwether Music Festival

(V) = with Violent Femmes

Echo and the Bunnymen’s Crocodiles is featured on our list of 10 Essential Neo-Psychedelia Albums.

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