Howard Jones Releases Transform


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New wave icon/synth pioneer Howard Jones is set to release his first new studio album in nearly a decade: TRANSFORM is due out May 10th worldwide via Dtox/BFD/The Orchard. TRANSFORM is self-produced and features three collaborations with ground-breaking electronica luminary BT (All Hail The Silence), including title track "Transform". In support of his new album, Howard Jones will be headlining an extensive tour in North America this summer with Men Without Hats and All Hail The Silence. Electronic music pioneer Howard Jones has been a constant presence on the international touring scene for the past three decades, playing live in a number of different configurations including intimate solo shows and dates with his full high-tech band set-up. Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene in 1983, with his very English songwriting and pioneering synthesizers. His first two albums HUMAN'S LIB and DREAM INTO ACTION were worldwide hits. HUMAN'S LIB reached #1 in 1984 in the UK and featured the hits "New Song," and "What Is Love?" In 1985, Jones released the follow-up, DREAM INTO ACTION, which quickly became a Top Ten Platinum album in the United States and featured the smashes: "Things Can Only Get Better," "Life In One Day," "No One Is To Blame," and "Like To Get To Know You Well." Howard Jones has sold over 8 million albums worldwide and continues to make new music and tour the world. Jones recently performed on NBC's top-rated morning and nighttime shows respectively, Today and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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