Gang Of Four Signs With V2, Releases Song On iTunes

Just when Gang Of Four fans thought 2005 was going great, it just got even better. The legendary post punk group just inked a deal with V2 Records to release a new double disc set on August 30. The release will include re-recordings of their classics such as “To Hell With Poverty,” “I Love A Man In A Uniform” and “Damaged Goods”, along with new mixes from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ladytron, Dandy Warhols and The Futureheads. To get an appetizer from this upcoming release, you can download the re-recording of “To Hell With Poverty” on iTunes starting today! To make it easy for you, here is a direct link to the song:

As we previously reported, Gang Of Four is touring as their original lineup for the first time since 1981. Jon King, Andy Gill, Dave Allen and Hugo Burnham will kick off their tour at Coachella this Sunday. In case you missed the tour dates, here they are once again:

05.02.05 – San Francisco, CA (Fillmore)
05.03.05 – San Francisco, CA (Fillmore)
05.05.05 – Portland, OR (Crystal Ballroom)
05.06.05 – Seattle, WA (Showbox)
05.07.05 – Vancouver (Commodore)
05.10.05 – Minneapolis, MN (Quest)
05.11.05 – Chicago, IL (Metro)
05.12.05 – Chicago, IL (Metro)
05.13.05 – Detroit, MI (The Majestic)
05.14.05 – Toronto (Phoenix)
05.16.05 – Boston, MA (Avalon)
05.17.05 – New York, NY (Irving Plaza)
05.18.05 – New York, NY (Irving Plaza)
05.20.05 – Washington DC (9:30 Club)
05.21.05 – Philadelphia, PA (Theatre Of Living Arts)

Gang Of Four Signs With V2, Releases Song On iTunes