As previously announced Erasure will celebrate their first thirty years in music with the release of an updated version of ‘Sometimes’ as a single and a brand new compilation album entitled ‘Always – The Very Best of Erasure’.

The band have today announced more details about both.

‘Sometimes 2015’ will be released as a CD and Download single on October 23rd and will feature an updated version of the original mixed by David Wrench who has also worked with Hot Chip, Jamie XX and Caribou among others. Tracklisting, artwork and pre-order details to follow but you can listen to the new version here:

Then on October 30th the band will release a new 3-CD compilation ‘Always – The Very Best of Erasure’ which will be available in a special hardback book format featuring a selection of the band’s singles from 1985 to today alongside two further discs of new and classic remixes. The first CD will also be available as a single disc compilation in standard Digipak packaging. Here is the album tracklisting and pre-order information, and artwork will be revealed soon.

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CD1 – Who Needs Love (Like That) / Oh L’Amour / Sometimes / Victim of Love / The Circus / Ship of Fools / Chains of Love / A Little Respect / Stop! / Drama! / Blue Savannah / Chorus / Love To Hate You / Take A Chance On Me / Always / Fingers & Thumbs (Cold Summer’s Day) / Breathe / Be With You / Elevation / Sometimes 2015

CD2 – Who Needs Love (Like That)

[Mexican Mix] / Oh L’Amour [PWL Funky Sisters Say ‘Ooh La La’] / The Circus [Eternal Eraser Mix by Grumbling Fur] / A Little Respect [Big Train Remix] / Stop! [Vince Clarke Sync 82 Remix] / Blue Savannah [Der Deutsche Mix II] / Chorus [Vegan Mix] / Love To Hate You [LFO Modulated Filter Mix] / Always [Microbots Inside Your Brain Mix] / Fingers & Thumbs (Cold Summer’s Day) [Tin Tin Out Remix] / Breathe [GRN Remix] / Elevation [BT Remix]

CD3 – Victim Of Love [Vixen Vitesse Remix] / Chains Of Love [Vince Clarke Remix] / Drama! [Krucial Remix] / You Surround Me [Mark Saunders Remix] / Star [Interstella Mix] / Am I Right [The Grid Remix] / Run To The Sun [Beatmasters’ Galactic Remix] / In My Arms [BBE Remix] / Freedom [Mark Picchiotti Strumapella Remix] / Be With You [Starshapes Remix] / Sometimes [Erasure & Flood Mix]