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Peter Gabriel Catches Dengue Fever


06/12/2008
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(PR) Peter Gabriel's Real World Records today announced that they have licensed Venus On Earth, the latest release from Los Angeles-based Cambodian rock band Dengue Fever from M80 Music.

Venus on Earth is Dengue Fever's third full-length record and was released Tuesday in Europe and is available in all territories outside the United States and Canada. The Real World version of Venus will feature a previously unreleased live radio track of "One Thousand Tears of a Tarantula", recorded March 3 at World Café from National Public Radio in Philadelphia.

"We have Dengue Fever coming out on Real World Records outside the USA – it's really cool stuff with a small Cambodian singer and big American guys behind!" said Real World Records Founder and Musician Peter Gabriel. "They're California-based but have taken '60's Cambodian pop as their main source of inspiration and it's done with style. It's spirited, impassioned."

Fresh on the heels of Dengue Fever's first live dates in England and Holland just a few weeks ago, the band also announced today that they will headline the Institute of Contemporary Arts aka I.C.A (http://www.ica.org.uk/) in London on November 20. Press coverage from The Guardian ("A band to watch"), Time Out London, Metro London ("…you can imagine Tarantino's gangsters going gaga over this") surrounding their most recent dates demanded another headline slot. Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.artistticket.com/link/?s=dengue+fever

Additional confirmed US and European dates include:
06/14 @ Junteenth Celebration, Long Beach, CA
06/20 @ Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (Biennial)
06/21 @ Make Music Pasadena, Pasadena, CA (Playhouse District Stage)
06/27 @ Hovefestivalen, Lillesand, Norway
06/28 @ Respect Music Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
06/29 @ Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, England (Q Magazine Stage)
07/03 @ Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
07/05 @ Summerstage, New York, NY (FREE)
07/06 @ Black Cat, Washington, DC
07/07 @ Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA
07/08 @ Iron Horse, Northampton, MA
07/09 @ Museum of Fine Arts, Calderwood Courtyard, Boston, MA
(6 pm Screening of "Sleepwalking Through The Mekongfree w/concert admission)
07/11 @ Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
07/12 @ La Fete de Marquette at Central Park, Madison, WI
07/18 @ Larmer Tree Festival, Wiltshire, England
07/19 @ Lovebox Weekender, London, England
07/23 @ Jazz Café, London, England (w/ Youngblood Brass Band)
07/26 @ WOMAD, Wiltshire, England
07/27 @ WOMAD, Wiltshire, England
08/06 @ Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
08/08 @ Way Out West, Goteborg, Sweden (Debut)
08/09 @ Summer Sundae Weekender, Leicester, England
08/14 @ Viana Do Castelo Int. Music Festival, Viana Do Castelo, Portugal
08/16 @ Beautiful Days, Devon, England
08/29 @ Festival Musicas Do Mar, Povoa do Varzim, Portugal
08/30 @ Festival de Beschaving, Utrecht, Holland
08/31 @ Electric Picnic, Dublin, Ireland
10/20 @ Institute of Contemporary Art (I.C.A.), London, England

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