The duo returned final week (Could 6) with ‘*Happiness Not Included’, their first new album in 20 years. The synth-pop duo, comprised of Marc Almond and Dave Ball, had recently reunited for their first album since 2002’s ‘Cruelty Without Beauty’.
A brief run of UK dates then adopted the announcement in late 2021, and Gentle Cell will now head to North America later this 12 months for his or her first tour there in 20 years.
The gigs will start in El Cajon, California on August 23, with 5 dates following together with reveals in Chicago and New York.
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23 – El Cajon, The Magnolia
24 – Los Angeles, YouTube Theater
26 – San Francisco, The Masonic
28 – Chicago, Home of Blues
30 – New York, Beacon Theatre
31 – Toronto, Historical past
Talking on the route of the band’s new file, Almond stated: “On this album I wished to have a look at us as a society: a spot the place we’ve chosen to place earnings earlier than folks, cash earlier than morality and decency, meals earlier than the rights of animals, fanaticism earlier than equity and our personal trivial comforts earlier than the unspeakable agonies of others.”
He continued: “However within the album there may be additionally a perception that there’s a utopia if we will peel again the layers and perceive what actually issues.”
“Science fiction tales for the twenty first century,” Ball added, explaining that the album was “recorded remotely throughout a world pandemic”.