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Elbow announce huge spring 2020 UK tour

Their new album Giants Of All Sizes is due for release this October.

Manchester indie heroes Elbow have confirmed details of a huge UK tour.

The 21-date run will kick off in Belfast on Sunday 29 March 2019 and will also see the band headline shows in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Hull, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cardiff, Plymouth, Portsmouth. Leicester, Brighton, Bournemouth and London.

The tour, which will see the band visit certain cities for the first time in over a decade, is in support of their highly anticipated eighth studio album Giants Of All Sizes. 

The new album is due for release on 11 October 2019 and has so far been preceded by two singles, Dexter & Sinister and Empires. Check out the official video for the latter track below:

Elbow first broke through in 2001 with their debut album Asleep In The Back, and have followed the release with 2003’s Cast Of Thousands, 2005’s Leaders Of The Free World, 2008’s The Seldom Seen Kid, 2011’s Build A Rocket Boys!, 2014’s The Take Off And Landing Of Everything and 2017’s Little Fictions. The latter two albums topped the Official UK Albums Chart on release.

Some of their best-known tracks include Golden Slumbers, Open Arms, Fallen Angel, Grounds For Divorce, Not A Job and the singalong anthem One Day Like This.

Elbow have spent much of the past summer on tour across Europe, performing at festivals such as Forbidden Fruit, Y Not, Pinkpop, The Big Feastival and Manchester International Festival.

The group will hit the road for a full UK tour next spring in support of their new album Giants Of All Sizes. 

Here are the dates:

29 March 2020 – Waterfront Hall, Belfast
31 March 2020 – Eventim Olympia, Liverpool
3 April 2020 – O2 Apollo Manchester
4 April 2020 – O2 Apollo Manchester
6 April 2020 – O2 Academy Leeds
7 April 2020 – O2 Academy Leeds
8 April 2020 – Bonus Arena, Hull
10 April 2020 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
11 April 2020 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
13 April 2020 – O2 Academy Glasgow
14 April 2020 – O2 Academy Glasgow
16 April 2020 – O2 Academy Newcastle
17 April 2020 – O2 Academy Newcastle
18 April 2020 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
20 April 2020 – Pavilions, Plymouth
21 April 2020 – Guildhall, Portsmouth
23 April 2020 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester
24 April 2020 – Brighton Centre
25 April 2020 – Bournemouth International Centre
27 April 2020 – Eventim Apollo, London
28 April 2020 – Eventim Apollo, London

Tickets for the tour will be available from 9:00 on Thursday 26 September 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk 

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