The group play two shows in Liverpool - and have also announced details of a retrospective box set...

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN have announced details of two hometown shows at the LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE OF PERFORMING ARTS.

The band are confirmed to play the Liverpool venue on August 17-18, which are their first hometown shows of the year. The gigs are to be recorded, and the band are planning on releasing a live album and DVD of the shows next year.

Tickets are on sale now, priced £20.


In other news, the band are to release a four CD retrospective box set titled ‘Crystal Days – 1979 – 1999’ on July 23. The set consists of 72 tracks, and documents the band’s career to date. In addition to original artwork, the set features 17 previously unreleased tracks.