*Christmas will come early for En Vogue fans when the ladies drop their first album since 2004’s “Soul Flower” this summer.
Their new album, titled “Electric Cafe,” will coincide with a world tour, kicking off at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival in South Africa before heading to Europe in April.
En Vogue are one of the top five selling American female music groups in history — having sold over 20 million albums worldwide.
“Our new release has been a long time coming,” Cindy Herron-Braggs said in a statement, “and we can’t wait to share where we are musically today! Hope our fans will enjoy.”
Here are the dates for their upcoming tour:
March 31 & April 1 – Cape Town International Jazz Festival
April 6 – Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street
April 7 – London, UK – KOKO
April 8 – Manchester, UK – Academy 2
April 10 – Den Haag, Holland – Paard van Troje
April 12 – Hamburg, Germany – Mojo
April 13 – Amsterdam, Holland – Paradiso
April 15 – Nijmegen, Holland – Doornroosje
April 17 – Koln, Germany – Gloria
April 19 – Stockholm, Sweden – Nalen
April 21 – Copenhagen, Denmark – DR Concert House Studie 2
Arpil 23 – Frankfurt, Germany – Gibson
April 24 – Paris, France – La Cigale
April 25 – Bremen, Germany – Schlachthof
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