THE QUIREBOYS To Release New Acoustic Album; 'Fancy' 20th-Anniversary Reissue Planned

U.K.'s THE QUIREBOYS will release a new acoustic/Americana style album this November. Entitled "Halfpenny Dancer", the CD features new versions of "King Of New York", "There She Goes Again", "Roses And Rings" and more. Also included are some surprise cover versions.

"Halfpenny Dancer" was recorded at Moor Hall studios with producer Chris Corney and will be made available November 1 exclusively via www.quireboys.com.

In other news, THE QUIREBOYS, in conjunction with EMI Records, will release a remastered (at Abbey Road studios) 20th-anniversary edition of "A Bit Of What You Fancy" in November. This reissue will include bonus demo tracks and new photos and liner notes. It will initially only be available at THE QUIREBOYS shows in December and from the band's web site from November.

Released in 1990, "A Bit Of What You Fancy" reached No. 2 on the U.K. chart. Four of the tracks from this LP ("7 O'Clock", "Hey You", "I Don't Love You Anymore" and "There She Goes Again") were released as singles, with promotional videos to go along with them. "Hey You" was the most successful, as it reached No. 14 on the U.K. single chart.

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