Goldfrapp have announced details of a very special Tales Of Us Deluxe Edition to be released digitally on Monday June 30.
Tales Of Us Deluxe Edition features the original album, plus the audio from a very special live performance, Live from Air Studios. This performance was originally broadcast alongside the short film, Tales of Us, as part of a global cinema event in March this year. The performance from the iconic Air Studios in London features classic Goldfrapp favourites, 'Train', 'Utopia', 'Strict Machine' and 'Clowns' with stunning versions of 'Clay', 'Alvar' and 'Thea' from Goldfrapp’s spellbinding new album.
Also featured on the deluxe edition are the films for five of the individual stories featured on the album, directed by Lisa Gunning: Stranger, Laurel, Jo, Drew and Annabel. Stranger and Laurel have previously been unavailable to watch online, while Jo is available to watch for the first time on YouTube.
The Tales Of Us box set featuring a beautiful 40-page hardback book, a 12” lithographic print, DVD featuring the album in 5.1 surround sound and documentary on the making of plus Tales of Us on CD and vinyl, is also available now on Mute.
Goldfrapp are performing live around Europe this summer for a series of festival appearances that include Glastonbury on June 28 and the Greenwich Music Time festival in London on August 21.
21 June - Body and Soul Festival - Ballinlough Castle, Ireland
28 June – Glastonbury Festival – Glastonbury, UK
9 July – Montreux Jazz Festival – Montreaux, Switzerland
11 July – Sexto Unplugged, Pordenone, Italy
12 July – Pohoda Festival – Trencin, Slovakia
13 July - Inne Brzmienia – Lublin, Poland
24 July - Blue Balls Festival – Lucerne, Switzerland
25 July - Les Nuits de Fourvière - Lyon, France
31 July - Tivoli Concert Hall - Copenhagen, Denmark
1 Aug – Stockholm, Sweden – Skepshomen Music and Arts
21 Aug – Greenwich Music Time – London, UK