Musical comebacks of 2015

Legendary Manchester electronic band New Order has proclaimed that its first studio album in ten years has been headed out in September. More on that album plus nine another acts making noteworthy comebacks this year.

New Order

Music Complete would be the band’s first complete studio album in 10 years as well as the first since 2001 to feature keyboardist Gillian Gilbert. Out September 25 on CD, download, incomplete edition obvious vinyl as well as eight-piece deluxe vinyl assimilation, it will comprise both electronic as well as more guitar-driven sounds.

Blur

The Britpop group led by Damon Albarn released The Magic Whip in April after a 12-year hiatus as well as has many gigs lined up this summer.

The Prodigy

In March the British dance band has been released The Day is My Enemy, its first album in six years. After festival gigs this summer, the band will head out on a European tour in November.

Chic

Nile Rodgers established the soul band Chic in the 1970s as well as has in previous years been known as a collaborator with a Midas touch. In March he released a new Chic single, I will Be There — the band’s first material in more than 20 years — as well as an album, It is About Time, has been anticipated out next month.

Brian Wilson

The Beach Boys founder’s 11th studio album, No Pier Pressure, released in April, and with its guest performances from She & Him and Nate Ruess, plus a biopic and an autobiography also out this year, he is gaining ground with new fans.

Janet Jackson

After putting her career on hold since Michael Jackson’s death in 2009, Janet Jackson revealed she’ll drop an album in the fall. The first single, No Sleep, has just been released.

Giorgio Morodor

The famed Italian disco producer has been busy with collaborations and remixes in recent years, but his latest studio album, out this month, is his first since 1985. Déjà Vu features Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears, Sia and Charli XCX, among others.

Faith No More

The US rock band announced a break-up in 1998, reuniting just over ten years later. In May, they released Sol Invictus, their seventh studio album and the first since getting back together.

De La Soul

The iconic hip-hop group launched a Kickstarter campaign in March to support its first studio album in 11 years. Quickly funded, the album, titled And the Anonymous Nobody, will drop in September.

A-ha

The ’80s pop group disbanded five years ago but is now readying its tenth studio album, Cast In Steel, for a September release, with European concerts planned in 2016. First single Under the Make-up is due July 3.

 

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