RARE UK BAND SHOW ANNOUNCED!
We are delighted to be able to confirm a show with Midge and his band just in nice time for Christmas, oh and it's in London as well! The show will take place at the very exclusive Boisedale in Canary Wharf on November 28th. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (6th August). 020 7715 5815 or on line at http://tickets.boisdale.co.uk/ (5.08.14)
IN A PICTURE FRAME
Photographs by Midge Ure 1979–1985
Unique, unseen, candid photos of Ultravox and more published for the first time in a limited edition book from Rocket 88. Midge's b/w and hyper-coloured photos capture the strange people and places of a unique time. From Vienna to Montserrat, Tokyo to Cologne, London, Paris and Rome, these remarkable pics conjure an era long since gone. Featuring over 200 unseen photographs, In A Picture Frame: Photographs 1979–1985 will only be available via inapictureframe.com
Register your interest in the book and be among the first to know when the roll of honour will be open and when this amazing book will be on sale. (22.7.14)
Ryder Cup Gala
We are delighted to confirm that Midge will be appearing at the Ryder Cup Gala at the Hydro, Glasgow on September 24th. Tickets go on sale on Sat 19th July at 10am via the usual outlets (16.7.14)
Pre Order FRAGILE on iTunes now and get instant downloads
You can now order Fragile on itunes and get access to staged access to tracks.
14.06.: Album-track #4 "Become"
15.06.: Album-track #3 "Let It Rise"
19.06.: Album-track #10 "Fragile"
20.06.: Album-track #1 "I Survived"
29.06.: Album-track #2 "Are We Connected"
Here's a link to the store (18.6.14)
We are delighted to be able to bring you the very first showing of Midge's video for the first single "Become" off the soon to be released album, "Fragile". ENJOY! (13.6.14)
Midge had recorded some exclusive footage for us, where he describes how various album tracks came about and what they mean to him in a track by track dissection of his forthcoming album, Fragile. (2.6.14)
Midge's new album and other stories....
Midge's long awaited new solo album, Fragile, is to be released on July 7th in the UK and 4th July in the rest of Europe. It is to be available on CD, download and a special limited Vinyl edition. There is an album microsite hosted by Hypertension available http://www.midgeure.hypertension-music.de/ Become will be a radio single, so hopefully you'll hear that on the airwaves shortly, but in the meantime there are short clips of the songs available there.
In addition, Midge has contributed to the already critically acclaimed album "International Blue" by Dutch Artist Stephen Emmer, who worked with Scottish band, The Associates, and was behind the 2008 release "Recitement" which featured spoken word contributions from Lou Reed, Alan Ginsburg & (posthumously) Richard Burton. It is to be released on July 7th and also features contributions from Glenn Gregory and Tony Visconti amongst others. (22.5.14)
Return to the Baltic States
Shows in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are now confirmed for the Autumn! More news in in the Shows section (9.5.14)
Some more US dates have been added and details are on the Shows page (21.5.14)
Information about the forthcoming German Tour and Scandinavian dates later in the year is now available in the Shows section, along with 3 shows in South Africa. We will shortly be announcing dates in the Baltic States also.
Polish Band Show in May
As promised we have confirmed a headlining band show in Poland on May 17th and all ticket details are available on the Shows page. (10.2.14)
Charity Show in Paisley
We are delighted to confirm a show at Paisley Town Hall in support of Paisley based youth music charity loud n proud - www.loudnproud.org. This show will take place on Friday October 24th and not the original date in September. We'll post ticketing details ASAP (10.2.14)
Audio Autobiography UPDATED
We are pleased to be able to announce that an audio version of Midge's autobiography, narrated by the man himself, will be available in our shop from 10am (GMT) on Saturday 1st Feb and dispatched from 7th Feb. The USB flash drive which is credit card sized and has full colour artwork contains not only nearly 14 hours of narration bringing the story right up to date, but also an exclusive audio track, 3 exclusive video tracks of an acoustic performance from Germany last October and a plethora of photos and links. We are arranging for the first 200 to be signed and numbered by Midge. He has recorded a short explanation with excerpts from the book which can be viewed here. The price will be £20 +VAT (where applicable) + P&P and can be found in the "Other Items" section of the shop (22.1.14)
It has been announced that Midge will be joining a multi act tour of the US, headlined by Tom Bailey (ex Thompson Twins) and Howard Jones, in August and September. Formerly called Regeneration, Midge will be performing with a house band. Other artists announced are China Crisis but we understand there is at least one more to come. (28.1.14)
New Shop Items added
As promised, we have just added some new items for the shop here on www.midgeure.com. A dark grey t-shirt in a selection of sizes, based on the Australian shirt that sold out very quickly earlier this year, and a matching grey wallet with the www.midgeure.com Q code on the front. (16.10.13)
Live in Chicago CD available now
For anyone who missed the early annoucements on Facebook, the new live CD from January 2013 is now onsale in the online shop.
Track listing is: I See Hope, Love's Great Adventure, Call of the Wild, Fade to Grey, Breathe, Cold Cold Heart, Answers to Nothing, Just for You, No Regrets, Vienna, Dear God, Hymn, Dancing with Tears in My Eyes, If I Was.
Backing is provided by US band Right the Stars.