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Rollmo! No. 02
Record Mirror 28.7.90
Prefab Sprout release their single 'Looking For Atlantis' on July 30. It's their
first new material since 'From Langley Park To Memphis' was released in 1988 and
the B-side features another new song, 'Michael'. Prefab Sprout are due to
release a new album entitled 'Jordan: The Comeback' very soon.
Q July Issue
PREFAB SPROUT break a two-year
silence with a new single on Kitchenware next week - and there are
strong hints of a tour later in the year.
The Sprouts last played live five years ago, while promoting the
'Steve McQueen' album, but NME understands that promoters are currently
putting together a series of dates for the autumn.
The single is called 'Looking For Atlantis' and is out on Monday,
backed by another new song 'Michael'. Both titles were produced by
Thomas Dolby. An album will follow later in the year, provisionally
entitled 'Jordan: The Comeback'.
It will be their first LP since 1988's 'From Langley Park To
Memphis', although their legendary lost album 'Protest Songs' was
finally released last year after a four-year delay.
Paddy McAloon has reassured Prefab
Sprout fans that there will be a new LP this August. Proudly sporting
the latest in his widely-acclaimed Facial Shrubbery Mistakes (this time
a frankly ginger Dr Crippen-esque moustache), McAloon added (that he is
currently angling lo write the soundtrack for Warren Beatty's next film,
a biopic of Howard Hughes Beatty, a long-lime hero of McAloon's, hasn't,
as yet, "touched ballparks" with the Geordie songsmith.