Scottish indie legend Edwyn Collins has added a series of shows to his upcoming British tour.
With his new album lingering on the release schedule, Edwyn Collins appears to be fighting fit and raring to go. Putting his health problems behind him, the Scottish indie legend is back making music.
New album ‘Losing Sleep’ in an unexpected delight. Sure, he has a great pedigree but few would have expected a career highlight after such a long lay off.
Joined by some stellar guests, the feeling is of old friends relaxing and making music. Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr adds some crisp chords, with stomping, euphoric Motown influences appearing throughout.
‘Losing Sleep’ is due to be released on September 13th, with the singer gearing up for the album with some low key dates. Playing a one off show at London’s 100 Club on August 11th the indie don is also due to appear at the End Of The Road festival.
Now Edwyn Collins has announced a full scale UK tour, his first in some time. For the new dates the singer will be joined by German group The Kinbeats, who he recorded at his West Heath Studio.
Taking place throughout November the tour will take Edwyn Collins across the country. Opening in Brighton on November 4th the singer will make a hometown appearance at Glasgow’s Oran Mor soon afterwards.
Finishing on November 15th in Birmingham, tickets for the shows are set to go on sale shortly.
Edwyn Collins is due to play the following shows:
4 Brighton Komedia
5 Oxford Academy 2
6 Leeds Brudenell Social Club
7 Glasgow Oran Mor
9 Newcastle Cluny
10 Manchester Deaf Institute
12 Preston 53 Degrees
13 Liverpool The Well
14 Bristol The Fleece
15 Birmingham Glee Club