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    Wednesday Feb 3 | Gay Times

    After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014, Erasure's Andy Bell, takes on 'the most challenging role of his career' in this all new production, playing age-defying, polysexual Torsten, who is cursed to love many and get close to no-one. Starring 80's pop legend Andy Bell who had hits with Erasure including A Little Respect, Peter Straker, once a backing singer and close personal friend of Freddie Mercury and part of the original West End casts of Hair, The Phantom of the Opera and The Rocky Horror Show alongside Lana Pillay, singer of the dance floor hit Pistol in my Pocket and taking the lead role in British comedy Eat the Rich alongside an array of National Treasures from stage and screen.

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  2. Above the Stag Theatre presents: Torsten, The Beautiful LibertineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Gay Times

    After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014, Erasure's Andy Bell, takes on 'the most challenging role of his career' in this all new production, playing age-defying, polysexual Torsten, who is cursed to love many and get close to no-one. Starring 80's pop legend Andy Bell who had hits with Erasure including A Little Respect, Peter Straker, once a backing singer and close personal friend of Freddie Mercury and part of the original West End casts of Hair, The Phantom of the Opera and The Rocky Horror Show alongside Lana Pillay, singer of the dance floor hit Pistol in my Pocket and taking the lead role in British comedy Eat the Rich alongside an array of National Treasures from stage and screen.

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  3. LGBT History Month a " Events to look out forRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Gay Times

    ... Bell is Saint Torsten at Contact Theatre, Brisbane Street, Manchester (4 February, 8pm-9.15pm) From synth pop duo Erasure, Andy Bell takes on the role of the age-defying and polysexual Torsten in this theatrical song-cycle, where he is cursed to ...

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  4. Islington gears up for LGBT History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Islington Gazette

    ... religion and philosophy. The closing ball, One Night in Heaven, will star Andy Bell, lead singer of legendary band Erasure, as well as many other performances. Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwarz, the council's equalities champion, said: "Islington has a proud ...

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  5. Gay Iconography: Five of ABBA's Most Classic ClipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Towleroad

    ... Queen," above. The song, one of the most prominent gay anthems of all time, has been covered by Andy Bell from Erasure, Kylie Minogue and Robyn. Many people point to two Australian cult film favorites for a resurgence in ABBA's popularity during the ...

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  6. New Gary Barlow album linked to Eddie the Eagle film will feature host of Eighties music legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... oup! All on one soundtrack, all on one album.' The album will also boast new tracks from Paul Young , Andy Bell from Erasure, Nik Kershaw and Holly Johnson from Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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  7. MUSE: British band's spectacular spectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... of what sounded like a men's choir. Confetti cannons erupted after "Mercy," which reminded of another British band, Erasure, and before the show-closing "Knights of Cydonia." Phantogram served as the opening act. Saturday night's setlist: "Psycho," ...

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  8. Review: Muse's spectacle is spectacular at Mandalay BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... of what sounded like a men's choir. Confetti cannons erupted after "Mercy," which reminded of another British band, Erasure, and before the show-closing "Knights of Cydonia." Phantogram served as the opening act. Saturday night's setlist: "Psycho," ...

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  9. Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | By Common Consent

    ... can hear a traditional performance of "Gaudete" sung by Libera, a British boys' choir, here . British synthpop duo Erasure (with Depeche Mode's Vince Clarke) has a recent version, too, with an accompanying music video of stop-motion monks ...

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  10. Vince Clarke's Modular Journey: the ImaginatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | EQ Magazine

    Vince Clarke has enjoyed more success in at least three separate bands-Depeche Mode, Yaz and Erasure-than most bands will ever see in a lifetime. Yet he is still a friendly, good humored bloke, as all of our interviews with him for Keyboard and Electronic Musician have borne out.

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  11. a Getting tested for HIV earlya is so important, says Cambridge charity patron Andy BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... 2015 26/11/15 Andy Bell, the patron of HIV Support Group DHIVERSE and the lead singer of the English synthpop duo Erasure in Cambridge for National HIV Testing Week and World AIDS Day 2015. Also pictured is Sharron Spindler CEO. Picture: David ...

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  12. Charlie Sheen might not be the HIV advocate you asked for - but he could be the one we need nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Salon

    ... to me. And here I am saying that it can happen to anybody, even me, Magic Johnson." child star Danny Pintauro, and Erasure lead singer Andy Bell-have likewise opened up about their own struggles with HIV in powerful ways. Today, in the wake of ...

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  13. Jeremy Vine is the seventh celebrity to depart the Strictly Come Dancing floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... performed their Saturday night routines again, with Jamelia and Tristan doing their Samba to 'A Little Respect' by Erasure and Jeremy and Karen performing their Quickstep to 'Going Underground' by The Jam in a bid to impress the judges and stay in ...

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  14. 'Stork hit by lightning' Jeremy Vine gets the boot from Strictly Come ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Daily Star

    ... Tower Ballroom in Blackpool. Jamelia and Tristan MacManus performed their Samba once again to A Little Respect by Erasure and was the outright favourite. Judge Craig Revel Horwood said: "This person took all the notes that we gave on board, and that ...

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  15. Katie Derham risks major wardrobe malfunction with dangerously...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the Tango to James Bay's Hold Back The River. Pop star Jamelia and Tristan took on the Samba to A Little Respect by Erasure, favourites Jay and Aliona performed the Foxtrot to Lay Me Down by Sam Smith and Jeremy and Karen danced the Quickstep to ...

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  16. Funky Voices records new single to raise money for Children In Need...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    More than 250 members of the Funky Voices choir, many of whom hail from south Essex, packed into the Maida Vale studio in London to record their version of the Erasure classic Stop. The choir recorded a whole album in the studio, with Stop being their lead single and they were met in the studio by Children in Need mascot Pudsey, and Erasure's lead singer Andy Bell.

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  17. Children in Need helps local charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | South End Standard

    ... many of whom hail from south Essex, packed into the Maida Vale studio in London to record their version of the Erasure classic Stop. The choir recorded a whole album in the studio, with Stop being their lead single and they were met in the studio by ...

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  18. Hetrick-Martin Institute 2015 Emery Awards to Celebrate the FutureRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | PR Log

    ... the dinner, tickets for the after-party are sold separately at $65 per person (https://www.hmi.org/ . Andy Bell of ERASURE and International Legendary DJ Lina will co-host. Supporters can join the #Emerys2015 conversation online by following ...

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  19. HEDWIG, Andy Cohen and More to be Honored at Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2015 Emery AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... For those who can't make the dinner, tickets for the after-party are sold separately at $65 per person. Andy Bell of ERASURE and International Legendary DJ Lina will co-host.

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  20. Erasure's Andy Bell hopes 30th anniversary album will herald new-found respect for hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Haringey Independent

    Andy Bell has revealed that he and Erasure bandmate Vince Clarke lead very separate lives, and only contact each other a couple of times a year to discuss the band. Andy, promoting a new best-of compilation album Always to mark the duo's 30th anniversary, revealed how his musical partner has also all but retired from doing interviews.

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