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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce 2020 UK tour

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Legendary Antipodean rockers Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced details of a forthcoming UK arena tour.

The new run of dates kicks off in Birmingham on Saturday 2 May 2020, before heading to Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and Leeds, finishing off with a two-night stint at London’s The O2 on 14 and 15 May 2020.

The news follows the recent release of the band’s latest studio album Ghosteen. 

Released digitally on 4 October 2019, Ghosteen is the band’s seventeenth album release so far and was recorded across the US, UK and Germany.

Ghosteen is the third in a trilogy of albums, following 2013’s Push The Sky Away and 2016’s Skeleton Tree. 

The record received rave reviews on release, with Rolling Stone describing the album as “a masterpiece of melancholy”. The LP has also been highly praised by periodicals such as The Guardian, The Times and NME.

An accompanying film of the same name was also released alongside the new album and is available to watch in full on YouTube below:

 

Fronted by the formidable vocalist Nick Cave, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds formed in Melbourne in 1983 and have gone on to huge commercial and critical success across the globe. They have released 17 studio albums, four live albums and 36 singles throughout their career so far.

The Grammy Award-winning band are well known for tracks such as Red Right Hand, Henry Lee, Where The Wild Roses Grow, Nature Boy and Into My Arms.

The band will return to the UK in May 2020 for a run of dates as part of a wider European tour, in support of their latest album Ghosteen. 

Here are the dates:

2 May 2020 – Arena Birmingham
3 May 2020 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
5 May 2020 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
6 May 2020 – Manchester Arena
12 May 2020 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
14 May 2020 – The O2, London
15 May 2020 – The O2, London

Tickets will be available from 10:00 on Friday 25 October 2019 through Ticketmaster.co.uk

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