Swiss electro-pop duo Yello, the originators of some of the most inventive and goofy electronic music of the 1980s, will return with their 13th studio album on September 30, titled Toy.
“Taking in liquid techno, continental torch songs and myriad gleaming points in between, Toy is unmistakably the sound of Dieter Meier and Boris Blank gleefully working at the top of their game,” the press release states.
But perhaps even more exciting than that, Dieter Meier and Boris Blank have also announced the first live shows in their 38-year career at Berlin’s Kraftwerk on four nights from October 26-30th. The duo will be joined on stage by guest singers Malia and Fifi Rong as well as many of the live musicians who helped to record Toy.
“With the decision to play live for the first time ever at the Kraftwerk Berlin, a new era for Yello begins said Meier. “Get out of cyberspace – and into the live experience, with operatic staging in the aesthetics of the Yello videos.”
Tickets for the shows are on sale here.