Fact: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark and Erasure star Vince Clarke will headline the inaugural Festival Mute Mexico next month (Mar15). The event is curated by Mute founder Daniel Miller, and will also feature live sets from Liars and Ben Frost, while Clarke and Miller will serve as Djs.
Fact: Erasure star Vince Clarke has recruited rocker Jack Antonoff to remix the British pop veteran's new single, Elevation, after working together on new music for the fun. member's debut album with his side project Bleachers, reports the New York Post. Clarke helped to produce a number of tracks on Bleachers' Strange Desire, including I Wanna Get Better.
Quote: "You did it privately, not like now. Then you realise it's becoming your life and there are more important things. You can't sustain it. We had our dark times on drugs. We were down and paranoid." Erasure star Vince Clarke on why he and bandmate Andy Bell quit drugs.