Friday 27 April 2012

The Proclaimers: album and tour...

The Proclaimers, Craig & Charlie Reid, celebrate their 25th Anniversary with the new CD 'Like Comedy'
Cooking Vinyl, released May 7, 2012.
First single, Spinning Around In The Air, April 30, 2012
UK festivals this summer; UK tour in the autumn

Since coming off the road in the summer 2010 after a 15 month world tour, Craig and Charlie Reid spent a year writing, subsequently recording their ninth studio album, Like Comedy, in September 2011 in Bath with producer Steve Evans at the helm.  

The Proclaimers will have a busy summer in the UK and Europe, including headlining the Hebridean and Big Tent festivals in Scotland, the Cambridge Folk Festival and main-stage appearances at the V Festivals.  October and November will see a 28 date UK tour.

As well as writing the script, Matt Lucas has made his director's debut on the video for the single  'Spinning Around In The Air' (UK release 30th April).

16 Oct              Kings Lynn, Corn Exchange                          
17 Oct              St Albans, Alban Arena                                 
18 Oct              Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn                          
20 Oct              Preston, Charter Theatre                                
21 Oct              Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall                     
22 Oct              York, Grand Opera House                             
24 Oct              Bristol, 02 Academy                                     
25 Oct              London, 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire            
26 Oct              Salisbury, City Hall                                        
28 Oct              Guildford, G Live                                        
29 Oct              Salford, The Lowry                                       
30 Oct              Leicester, De Montfort Hall     
1 Nov              Oxford, 02 Academy                                      
2 Nov              Canterbury, The Marlowe Theatre                 
3 Nov              Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre                      
5 Nov              Ipswich, Corn Exchange                                  
6 Nov              Birmingham, Town Hall                                  
7 Nov              Chesterfield, Winding Wheel                         
9 Nov              Newcastle, City Hall                                    
10 Nov            Bradford, St Georges Hall                             
11 Nov            Carlisle, The Sands Centre                            
14 Nov            Glasgow, Academy                                    
15 Nov            Glasgow, Academy                                     
17 Nov            Aberdeen, Exhibition Centre                          
19 Nov            Inverness, Eden Court Theatre                           
20 No              Perth, Concert Hall                                   
22 Nov            Edinburgh, Playhouse                                      
23 Nov            Edinburgh, Playhouse             


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