THE 69 EYES: Massive news update
07.06.2007 | Source: www.69eyes.com
Back to the U.S.A.!
The 69 Eyes will start their US summer tour titled "Angels Love Devils" which goes on from June 19th to July 10th - and will be include also Wednesday 13, Night Kills the Day and Fair to Midland on the bill!!! Hell yeah. See tour.
The 69 Eyes' new album "Angels" will be finally released in the UK in June 25th by Albert Productions. The UK version includes the both video singles. Expect to see The 69 Eyes in various British mags in the near future!
The album is out through Virgin/EMI elsewhere in Europe, through Caroline Records in the USA and through Toshiba/EMI in Japan. The album is an Opendisc with a link to bonus material.
"Angels" has gone gold in Finland. It also went straight to NUMBER ONE on the Finnish album charts on its first week after release! Earlier "Perfect Skin", the first single release from the album, entered also number one on the singles chart. The next single "Never Say Die" was also for a long in the top 10 of the most played songs in the Finnish national radio airplay charts (#4, 16/2007). All 69 Eyes albums and the DVD "Helsinki Vampires" since 2000's "Blessed Be" have gone gold in Finland, "Paris Kills" also platinum.
"Angels" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa and Johnny Lee Michaels - the same infamous team that brought you "Devils".
The first single pick from the album is "Perfect Skin" - the video for it was directed by Ralf Strathmann and filmed in Hollywood in the mid October 2006. The commercial release of the single was January/February 2007 (Jan.24th in Finland). The additional tracks on the single are live versions of "Devils", "Christina Death" and "I Just Want to Have Something to Do" (orig. by the Ramones) recorded at Whisky a Go-Go in Hollywood in March 2006. The single is an Opendisc with a link to bonus material.
The second single is "Never Say Die" - the video which includes a whole bunch of The 69 Eyes' Hollywood-inner-circle party people as well as mySpace's world famous sleaze queen Forbidden was also directed by Ralf Strathmann and filmed around L.A. in January 2007. You can watch the both videos on The 69 Eyes official mySpace! The commercially released single also includes a B-side "Only Fools Don't Fall Once More".
In the US "Angels" is released by legendary Caroline Records. The label that brought you Misfits, White Zombie and Smashing Pumpkins. Caroline will also re-release "Devils" in the US later on this year with bonus tracks.
The legendary Cleopatra Records has now released the entire 69 Eyes' back catalogue in the USA!!! "Framed In Blood- The Very Blessed Of..." compilation CD, "Helsinki Vampires" DVD and the rest of the classic 69 albums are already out!!! The most recent Cleopatra 69 release is a 12" picture disc version of "Framed In Blood" - on vinyl baby! Available on the US tour.
Back from the Route 69 again babies: F-A-N-G-S to all of you Italian, Spanish, French, German and British rockers, fans, fiends, street teamers, goths & glammers, DJ Angel and other Soho vultures, see you guys at the summer festivals all over Europe!!! See tour.
Meanwhile back in the jungle: don't forget to check out Jyrki's comic book "Zombie Love" and Ville Juurikkala's photobook "Route 69"! Both available limitedly at the shows.
See also The 69 Eyes official mySpace for updates!
Aurinkolasit mukaan Provinssiin, Rock-Perryyn, Tammerfestiin ja Ankkarockkiin! Seuraava radiosinkku albumilta on "Rocker". Kesä ja kumitossut.
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