It's been two years since those swinging, swishing lads in the
London Suede graced these U.S. shores, but the wait is over come May 14.
The tour will also mark the band's first with their new line-up, sans
hot-shit guitarist Bernard Butler, who quit the band before the release of
their last album, dog man star. The group now consists of lead singer
Brett Anderson, bassist Mat Osman, drummer Simon Gilbert, with new guitarist
Richard Oakes (a dead-ringer for Butler) taking over on guitar and Neil Codling
on keyboard and backing vocals.
The American version of the group's new
album, Coming Up (April 8) will come in a limited-edition two-CD package
with all the songs from the album plus an Interactive CD portion with videos,
exclusive in-the-studio footage, interviews, live concert material, and an
Internet browser that gives fans access to an exclusive area on the band's
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