Echo & The Bunnymen have announced new tour dates which will see them tour across the UK this winter before returning to Liverpool for a hometown show in February 2015.
June 3rd 2014 saw Echo & The Bunnymen release their twelfth studio album; Meteorites, their first studio record in five years to worldwide critical acclaim, – ‘Uncut Magazine’ calling it “Starry-Eyed Anthemic Rock” & The Quietus – “Classic Bunnymen Pop”.
Meteorites contains ten new songs written by frontman Ian McCulloch and performed with fellow original band-member Will Sergeant on guitar and was produced by Youth, who has in the past produced The Verve, Shack & The Orb.
Formed in Liverpool in 1978, Echo & The Bunnymen have been responsible for some of the most celebrated singles in all music history – Rescue, The Killing Moon, Lips Like Sugar, The Cutter, The Back of Love & Nothing Lasts Forever to name but a few – The Bunnymen have recorded many classic albums in their long illustrious career, albums like their debut Crocodiles in 1980, the majestic Heaven Up Here in ’81, Porcupine (produced by Ian Broudie) in 1983, the orchestral-rock masterpiece ‘Ocean Rain’ in 1984, their classic comeback album ‘Evergreen’ in 1997 & the haunting ‘What Are You Going To Do With Your Life’ ? in 1999.
Echo & the Bunnymen have just returned from a sell-out North American tour & performed “Holy Moses” on ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’, the band’s loyal and ever growing following is showing no signs of abating. The album ‘Meteorites’ is a key addition to their repertoire and sees them continue to be one of the most seminal British rock acts in modern history.
Tickets for their new UK dates go on sale Friday 29th August @ 10am, and will be available from http://gigst.rs/EATB // 0844 811 0051
Echo and The Bunnymen live:
25/11/14 Brighton Concorde 2
26/11/14 Sheffield Leadmill
27/11/14 Glasgow O2 ABC
02/12/14 Nottingham Rock City
03/12/14 Cambridge Junction
04/12/14 Cardiff Uni Solus
10/12/14 Holmfirth Picturedrome
11/12/14 Newcastle O2 Academy
12/12/14 Birmingham – Institute
20/02/15 Liverpool Philharmonic Hall