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Shed Seven Announce UK Tour

Special 'Chasing Rainbows' free download available too

Written by . Published on September 28th 2011.


Shed Seven Announce UK Tour

SHED Seven will embark on their Maximum Hits and Maximum Highs tour later this year and to coincide with the dates the band are releasing a new version of Chasing Rainbows which they recorded as part of a recent anniversary acoustic session. 

The track is available here for free and marks 15 years since the single’s release. 

Also to celebrate the release and due to popular demand, a second hometown show at York Barbican has been added for Wednesday 21st December.  This will be the last date added to the tour.

Horns featured heavily on the platinum-selling “A Maximum High” and for the first time ever on a  live tour live the band will be reproducing that sound using a three-piece brass section.

Following the huge success of their last two sell-out tours, Shed Seven are returning to the road to play a selection of their hit singles whilst also celebrating the 15th anniversary of their platinum selling album “A Maximum High” by revisiting several of the tracks from that album. A Maximum High spawned four of the record 5 top 40 singles the band notched up in 1996, which included Going for Gold and Getting Better, and saw them break into the Britpop big league. The album went top 10 in the UK and the band toured it around the world.

Lead singer Rick Witter said: “It’s fantastic to be getting back on the road again. I can’t believe 15 years have passed since A Maximum High and it will be good to revisit one or two songs that have been untouched for many years.

"We’ve got a few tricks up our sleeve for this tour; we want to be doing something a bit different each time we go out. We’ll also be playing the hits you’d expect to hear, it wouldn’t be a Shed gig without Chasing Rainbows would it?”

The dates are as follows: 

MAXIMUM HITS & MAXIMUM HIGHS TOUR

 

NOVEMBER 2011

Sat 26              Bournemouth Academy         0844 477 2000

Sun 27             Bristol 02 Academy               0844 477 2000

Tue 29             Aberdeen Music Hall              0844 4999 990

 

DECEMBER 2011

Thu 1               Edinburgh Picture House     0844 4999 990                

Friday 02         Glasgow Barrowland              0844 4999 990

Saturday 03    Newcastle O2 Academy       0844 477 2000

Monday 05      Liverpool O2 Academy         0844 477 2000

Tuesday 06      Cambridge Junction               01223 511 511

Thursday 08    Sheffield O2 Academy        0844 477 2000

Friday 09          Manchester Academy             0161 832 1111

Saturday 10    Manchester Academy          0161 832 1111

Sunday 11       Nottingham Rock City          0845 413 4444

Tuesday 13     Leamington Spa Assembly     0844 811 0051

Weds 14 Norwich UEA                           01603 508 050

Friday 16         Birmingham O2 Academy        0844 477 2000

Sat 17     London O2 Shepherds Bush 0844 477 2000

Sun 18           London O2 Shepherds Bush 0844 477 2000

Tues 20         Leeds O2 Academy                 0844 477 2000

Weds 21  York Barbican                         0844 854 2757

Thurs 22        York Barbican                         0844 854 2757

 Tickets for the second York show are on sale Friday 30th September 2011 @ 9am

TICKETS for all other shows ON SALE Now

Buy online: GIGSANDTOURS.COM 24hr cc hotline: 0844 811 0051

 To download special acoustic cover of ‘Chasing Rainbows’ http://soundcloud.com/gigsandtours/chasing-rainbows-acoustic-mix

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