80s New Romantic pioneers Visage are gearing up to release their fifth and final studio album on the 6th November 2015. The new album will be entitled “Demons to Diamonds” a name chosen by the family of the late Steve Strange. The album artwork has been done by Boy George and will feature the studio songs that Steve Strange was working on with Visage prior to his untimely death which shocked the world in Feb 2015.
The album is launched to coincide with the inaugural “Steve Strange” New Romantic music festival in Porthcawl, Wales. All Royalties from the album to be donated to the newly formed Steve Strange Statue fund which will establish a permanent and lasting memorial to Steve Strange and his musical, style and fashion legacies.
Steve Strange and Visage began working on their follow up album to 2013 “Hearts and Knives” album in spring 2014. With over 15 songs written and scheduled the band had recorded just over half when Steve sadly died on Feb 12th 2015. After the shock of losing their leader the band rather than leave the album uncompleted decided to persevere and complete the album. The album features musical contributions by Mick Macneil (Simple Minds) and Didier “Space” Marouani (“Magic Fly”). The album also features a cover version of the David Bowie song “Loving The Alien”.
For more info go to http://www.visage.cc/.
“Demons To Diamonds” will be released globally November 6th.
Here’s a little something to tide you over until then: