The multi-instrumentalist found himself in the unusual position of seeing his second album replaced at the top by his first.
'Mezzanine' went straight to No.1 in the UK and become the group's most commercially successful album to date.
The long-awaited 'Traces' is Perry's first new album in nearly a quarter of a century.
With their new band TC&I, the pair have announced a series of shows in their native Swindon.
Fan Henry Rollins says: “The Crack - I cannot explain to you the impact that this LP had. It is simply one of the best albums of its time."
Led by the influential David Sylvian, the band went on to become one of the most interesting and stylish protagonists of late 1970s/early 80s synth-pop.
Gong Expresso, offshoot from classic prog rockers Gong and PM's Gong, are set to release a new album Decadence on 20 February 2018.
Holger Czukay, bassist and co-founder of legendary 1970s German band Can and a pioneer of sampling technology has died aged 79
Mike Oldfield's progressive music masterpiece Tubular Bells has undergone an unlikely reinvention — with a brass band, on the new album Tubular Brass.
British pop stalwarts T'pau will have The Virgin Anthology released by UMC on 24 March, 2017, in 4-CD and e-album editions.
Double Grammy-winner Corinne Bailey Rae has released 'Been To The Moon,' as the lead track from her forthcoming third album The Heart Speaks In Whispers.
‘Tubular Bells II’ made its UK debut on the chart of 12 September 1992 for Mike Oldfield, and wasted no time rekindling the popularity of its predecessor.
Those of us lucky enough to have seen Daevid Allen with Gong in their hey day will never forget the experience. Daevid Allen RIP.
Jim Kerr, mainstay of Simple Minds since their emergence in the new wave era, celebrates his 55th birthday today, July 9.
Virgin Records began life as a very independent-minded label in the 1970s, one with a definite sound, releasing some of the best records of the decade.
Virgin Records, a mail-order-only business before becoming the hippest vinyl store in London was instrumental in a shift towards experimental sound.