Robin Simon to appear live with John Foxx
We’re very happy to announce that Robin Simon is confirmed as a special guest at John Foxx’s show at The Roundhouse in London on Saturday the 5th of June. The former Ultravox guitarist will be performing on a selection of material including songs from the band’s pioneering 1978 album, “Systems of Romance”.
Further information, including a schedule of the days events, will be announced soon.
Date: Saturday 5th June 2010
Address: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH
Telephone: 0844 482 8008
Please note that The Roundhouse has a theatre licence which enables anyone up to the age sixteen to also attend as long as they are accompanied by an adult.
New Return to Eden tour merch store & prize draw
Firebrand have launched a new merchandise store, where you can buy Return to Eden 1 & 2 tour merchandise. Not quite all of the merchandise items appear here as they will have sold out on tour, but a good range is available.
Click here to to the Firebrand Ultravox Return to Eden tour merchandise store.
Not only that, but Firebrand have a brand new product – a Vienna 30th Anniversary Numbered Presentation Disc. It’s a limited edition of 100 and Firebrand are giving us the very first one, no.1 of 100, to give away. All you need to do is to order from the Store between now and midnight GMT on 31st May and you will be entered into the draw. The winner will be announced in the first week of June at Ultravox.org.uk.
Interesting Tweets from Midge Ure
Midge has been posting some interesting Tweets on Twitter, regarding the recording and possible release of more live material from the Return to Eden tour. You can find him at www.twitter.com/midgeure1.
Ultravox Return to Eden DVD limited repressing
Due to popular demand, the 2009 Special Edition 2CD+DVD live album, Ultravox Live at The Roundhouse has been given an extremely limited repressing of 300 copies. Yes, that’s just 300 extra copies worldwide, after which only the single-CD Highlights edition will be available (no DVD, and the audio CD is not quite the full concert).
THERE ARE NOW ONLY AROUND 100 COPIES LEFT, SO DON’T MISS OUT!
Order through Townsend Records or
Order through Amazon
PLEASE NOTE: make sure you’re ordering the ‘+DVD’ version – if it doesn’t say this in the description, it’s sold out and you’re looking at the single-disc Highlights version instead!
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John Foxx Mailing List
We feature some John Foxx stories on this Ultravox list, but tend not to duplicate everything sent out by our sister site, Metamatic. If you would like to keep up to date with ALL the John Foxx news as and when it happens, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to Metamatic’s mailing list.
Midge Ure Live
Midge Ure is currently performing a rolling set of solo live dates which are constantly updated, so to keep up to date with these, please keep checking the News page on his website.
Don’t forget that Ultravox.org.uk has a thriving Forum – so if you haven’t already, go to the Forum summary to join in the fun! If you’re in a hurry, you can also go straight to the active topics in the last 24 hours. News stories often break here first, before being sent out to the mailing list – so it’s worth checking out. See you there!
Missed a story? Recent newsletters can be viewed in our Archive:
Ultravox News 02.04.10 – VIP Meet & Greets, Ticket competition, Midge on Twitter, Ultravox iPhone app
Ultravox News 24.03.10 – Barclaycard Unwind ULTRAVOX promotion
Ultravox News 23.03.10 – Vienna Campaign, Return to Eden, John Foxx, Midge Ure
Ultravox News 11.03.10 – Official Voxgate, Roundhouse DVD+2CD release, Vienna for no.1 Campaign