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Midge Ure releasing new album featuring Moby, on ’80s “Retro Futura” tour in August (dates / streams)

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Midge Ure

Midge Ure has done a lot of stuff in his nearly 40-year music career. He was in Rich Kids with Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock, was a founding member of synthpop band Visage, spent a short time playing guitar in Thin Lizzy, co-wrote Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas,” and, as Ultravox’s second vocalist, sang lead on “Vienna,” one of the weirder hit singles in UK Chart history (four weeks at #2 in 1980). He’s got a new solo album out August 19, titled Fragile, which features a collaboration with Moby which you can stream a bit of, along with single “Become,” below.

Right after the album’s release, Midge will play NYC’s Best Buy Theater on August 21 as part of the Retro Futura tour with Thompson Twins’ Thom Bailey, Howard Jones, China Crisis and Katrina (of The Waves fame). Tickets for that show are still available. All Midge Ure tour dates are listed below.

Midge Ure – Become

Midge Ure – Dark, Dark Night (feat. Moby)

Ultravox – Vienna

Midge Ure – If I Was

Midge Ure – 2014 Tour Dates
Aug 21 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater
Aug 22 Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
Aug 23 Brookhaven, NY – Pennysaver Amphitheater
Aug 24 Boston, MA – Wilbur Theatre
Aug 26 Toronto, Canada – Kool Haus
Aug 27 Chicago, IL – Ravinia Festival
Aug 29 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
Aug 30 Saratoga, CA – Mountain Winery
Sep 03 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
Sep 04 San Diego, CA – Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
Sep 05 Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay
Sep 06 Sandy, UT – Sandy Amphitheatre

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