Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band DENGUE FEVER have announced that they are set to begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release the bands long out-of-print back catalogue via their own Tuk Tuk Records.

The first two titles to be reissued are their eponymous 2003 debut album and their 2005 sophomore follow-up Escape From Dragon House and can be pre-ordered.

Both critically acclaimed titles are set for release on May 26th in the UK. Each title features new bonus tracks, new liner notes, archival photos and upgraded original artwork. Both CD titles are now in housed in digipaks and feature an expended 20-page booklet for Dengue Fever while Escape features a fold out poster. Vinyl reissues will be available later this year.

“Since acquiring our back catalogue a few years back, we’ve always talked about doing deluxe editions of all of Dengue Fever’s out-of-print titles properly on our own label,” said Dengue Fever bassist and Tuk Tuk Records Co-owner Senon Williams. “Our primary goal was to get our first albums Dengue Fever and Escape From Dragon House back in print first with bonus material and other upgrades and use it as a template to upgrade the rest of our back catalogue moving forward.”

Aside from these reissues, Dengue Fever will be touring extensively throughout 2017. They are set to make their Middle East debut in the United Arab Emirates on February 17 and in March, the band head out on tour with fellow global pioneers Tinariwen in the United States and Canada.

Praised by critics and fans alike, Dengue Fever are often lauded as a rare combination of garage rock, psychedelic rock, Khmer rock, world music and the almost lost rich Cambodian music from the 1960’s and ‘70’s. Their high energy live shows and musical evolution which began covering Khmer classics in 2003 and has featured original composition from that point forward, have made them a must-see act more than a decade after they began. Coverage in outlets such as NPR, New York Times, BBC, Pitchfork, Mojo, Later with Jools Holland and more, has afforded the band an opportunity to tour on nearly every continent including Brazil, Australia, Russia, Korea, Hong Kong and soon Abu Dhabi.

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