Well this one came out of nowhere! Just when you think the World Be Gone project is done and dusted (barring a 2018 world tour), the band announce the World Beyond album, which is set for release on the 9th March. World Beyond seeing the entire World Be Gone album re-recorded with classical musicians Echo Collective, in a similar way to how the orchestral tracks found on The Two Ring Circus album were re-interpreted from their original versions. The video below explains more:
The album is available to pre-order now on CD, Limited Edition CD Book Pack, cassette, download (24-bit FLAC and MP3) as well as on limited edition red vinyl. 12" art prints and a t-shirt are also available. So what are you waiting for? Get pre-ordering now!
In other news, the band have confirmed they will be touring in the Americas in 2018 and have tour dates lined up in the USA, Mexico, Chile, Paraguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil. For more information see the concerts page on the official Erasure website.