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Modern English Announce 40th Anniversary Tour & Record Store Day Release

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British icons Modern English quickly went from post punk band to eighties new wave sensation with the release of the single “I Melt With You.” To celebrate the success of the song, the band is reissuing a special 12″ just for Record Store Day, now rescheduled for June. The band has also reissued Mesh & Lace and After The Snow with new artwork by Vaughn Oliver. If that wasn’t enough, the band will also be touring to celebrate forty years together and will be performing After The Snow in its entirety.

JUNE
12 – San Diego, CA – Casbah *
13 – Riverside, CA – Concert Lounge *
14 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex *
16 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel *
18 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir *
19 – Seattle, WA – Triple Door *
20 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
23 – Denver, CO – Soiled Dove ^
25 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
26 – Evanston, IL – Space ^
28 – Three Oaks, MI – The Acorn ^
30 – Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse ^

JULY
01 – Pawling, NY – Daryl’s House ^
02 – New York, NY – Sony Hall ^
05 – Asbury Park, NJ – Asbury Lanes ^
06 – Philadelphia, PA – Ardmore Music Hall ^
08 – Atlanta, GA – Earl’s ^
10 – Tampa, FL – Orpheum ^
11 – West Palm Beach, FL – Respectable Street ^

* – ACTORS supporting
^ – Bootblacks supporting

Tickets for the tour are available here. The reissued albums After The Snow and Mesh & Lace are available for purchase directly from BlixaSounds. The dates are above and Record Store Day has been rescheduled for June 20.

Image Credits: Photo by Nikoli Puc.

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