Wednesday, August 20, 2008

DELERIUM on tour


Electronic music pioneers DELERIUM have announced the D-Tour 2008 North American Tour, which kicks off in Vancouver September 11 and ends in Atlanta October 4. This marks the first major tour for front man Bill Leeb and Delerium in five years. Fans can expect guest vocalists from past Delerium albums to make special appearances, including Sixpence None The Richer’s Leigh Nash and chanteuse Kristy Thirsk. Up and coming fellow Nettwerk artists Elsiane and Morgan Page will support the entire 16-date run.

Delerium has also been spending time in the studio working on their next project, an acoustic session that will be comprised of past hit singles as well as two new tracks. Since the release of their Nettwerk debut album Semantic Spaces in 1995, Delerium have gone on to sell over a million albums in North America alone, and are also known for a string of successful singles, including the worldwide dance smash “Silence” (featuring the talents of superstar Sarah McLachlan), which sold over 300,000 copies in the UK. Other hits have included “After All,” “Innocente (Falling In Love),” “Underwater” and “Heaven’s Earth.”

Montreal’s Elsiane--Elsieanne Caplette and Stephane Sotto--joins the bill in support of their debut album Hybrid (August 5), which CBC Radio 3 called “mind blowing.” Los Angeles-based electro house producer Morgan Page rounds out the bill with his up-tempo grooves that continue to top the Billboard Club play charts. The track “Longest Road” from his album Elevate (March 2008) was his first original chart-topper, making it all the way to #2 on the Billboard Hot Club Play Chart, sandwiched between megawatts Madonna and Michael Jackson.

Full tour dates as follows:

Date City Venue
Sep 11 Vancouver Commodore Ballroom
Sep 12 Portland Wonder Ballroom
Sep 13 Seattle Showbox
Sep 15 San Francisco Slim's
Sep 16 San Diego House of Blues
Sep 17 Los Angeles El Rey Theatre
Sep 18 Anaheim House of Blues
Sep 21 Denver Gothic
Sep 24 Minneapolis Myth
Sep 25 Milwaukee The Rave
Sep 26 Detroit Royal Oak Music Hall
Sep 27 Toronto Guvernment
Sep 28 Montreal Club Soda
Sep 30 NYC BB Kings
Oct 1 Washington 9:30 Club
Oct 4 Atlanta The Loft

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