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Book of Love Commemorates 30th Anniversary with New Album and Anniversary Concert:
“MMXVI – Book of Love – The 30th Anniversary Collection”

Book of Love today announced a new compilation album to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band’s eponymous debut album. “MMXVI – Book of Love – The 30th Anniversary Collection” will be available on Sire/Rhino Records beginning July 1 and will feature re-mastered versions of the band’s greatest hits and never-before released demos. This digital collection will also feature two new songs – “All Girl Band” and “Something Good” – which are the band’s rst new recordings in more than 15 years.

BOOK OF LOVE, with all four original members, will also perform a special 30th Anniversary Concert in New York City to coincide with the release of the new album and the band’s 30th anniversary. This performance is being retooled and expanded for this special occasion and will be the rst time that that the full band has performed together in many years.

One of the premiere rst wave electronic groups, Book of Love emerged out of the New York City scene in the mid-’80s and was signed by the legendary Seymour Stein to Sire Records. On April 1, 1986, art-students-turned- musicians Ted Ottaviano, Susan Ottaviano, Jade Lee and Lauren Roselli released the band’s debut album. Between 1986 and 1993, the band released four albums and had a steady string of in uential club hits, including the classics “Boy” and “I Touch Roses”, the ebullient “You Make Me Feel So Good”, and “Pretty Boys & Pretty Girls/Tubular Bells” which crossed over on the Billboard Hot 100. The band’s music was featured in the classic lms Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Silence of the Lambs, and American Psycho.

Details on the New York City 30th Anniversary Concert will be released at a later day.

30th Anniversary Track Listing


1. BOY (2016 Remastered Album Version)
2. BOOK OF LOVE (2016 Remastered Album Version)
3. I TOUCH ROSES (2016 Remastered Album Version)
4. YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO GOOD (2016 Remastered Album Version)
5. MODIGLIANI (Lost in Your Eyes) (2016 Remastered 7" Remix)
6. TUBULAR BELLS (2016 Remastered Single Version)
7. PRETTY BOYS AND PRETTY GIRLS (2016 Remastered Single Version)
8. LULLABY (2016 Remastered Album Version)
9. WITCHCRAFT (2016 Remastered Album Version)
10. ALICE EVERYDAY (2016 Remastered Album Version)
11. SUNNY DAY (2016 Remastered Radio Remix)
12. COUNTING THE ROSARIES (2016 Remastered Album Version)
13. HUNNY HUNNY (2016 Remastered Radio Remix)
14. CHATTERBOX, PT. 2 (2016 Remastered Album Version)
15. SOMETHING GOOD (Album Version)
16. ALL GIRL BAND (Album Version)
bonus tracks:
17. BOY (2016 Remastered demo) (Bonus Track)
18. TOUCH ROSES (2016 Remastered demo) (Bonus Track)
19. WE THREE KINGS (2016 Remastered) (Bonus Track)

 

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Book of Love Announces Additional 30th Anniversary Tour Stops in Houston & San Francisco

Featuring the Four Original Members
The band will also release a new EP of remixes and live recordings from their 2016 tour

(January 5, 2016) New York, NY -- Due to the overwhelming success of Book of Love’s sold out 30th Anniversary reunion show at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, the band today announced two additional shows in early 2017. All four original members, in a rare appearance, will perform at Numbers in Houston, TX on February 18th and DNA Lounge in San Francisco, CA on February 19th.

The band also announced a new EP All Girl Band, which will be available digitally and on CD beginning February 17, 2017. The EP will feature remixes by Alex Hush, Lost In Stars, NightClub and Echoing Green. It will also include live versions of their classic hits recorded during their 2016 tour.

To purchase tickets for Houston, visit: NumbersNightclub.com
To purchase tickets for San Francisco, visit: DnaLounge.com

About Book of Love
One of the premiere rst wave electronic groups, Book of Love emerged out of the New York City scene in the mid-’80s and was signed by the legendary Seymour Stein to Sire Records. On April 1, 1986, art-students-turned musicians Ted Ottaviano, Susan Ottaviano, Jade Lee and Lauren Roselli released the band’s debut album. Between 1986 and 1993, the band released four albums and had a steady string of in uential club hits, including the classics “Boy” and “I Touch Roses”, the ebullient “You Make Me Feel So Good”, and “Pretty Boys & Pretty Girls/Tubular Bells” which crossed over on the Billboard Hot 100. The band’s music was featured in the classic lms Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Silence of the Lambs, and American Psycho.

In 2016, Book of Love marked their 30th anniversary with the release of a new compilation album “MMXVI – Book of Love – The 30th Anniversary Collection”. The band has been promoting the album with a continuing tour across the U.S in over a dozen cities.