||DEEP PURPLE: NOW WHAT ?! UK TOUR DATES
7th March 2013
After releasing details of their new album Now What?!... Only a world tour...
Deep Purple today announce a string of UK dates in support of their forthcoming new album 'NOW What?!' set for release on April 29th in the UK. The band will start their UK jaunt on Saturday 12th October in Manchester, taking in dates in Glasgow, Birmingham and finishing at London’s Roundhouse on the 16th October. Tickets go on sale on Friday 8th March at 9am from www.livenation.co.uk, full details below.
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NOW What ?! has been produced by Bob Ezrin, one of the most important rock producers of all time (Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Kiss and many others) it features 11 new songs. It was recorded with no musical rules… and it shows a modern and fresh production… to the point that Deep ?urp!e have never sounded so close to the spirit of the 70s in the last 20 years as they do NOW. The record has the excellence and elegance of „Perfect Strangers“ and the wild freedom of Made in Japan.
It will also be released as a limited edition with a bonus DVD featuring the band discussing the new album and one bonus studio cover version. It will be released as double vinyl LP and will be released in the UK on April 29th. Worldwide release dates can be found at www.deeppurple-nowwhat.com which will be updated daily with news, lyrics, photos & more.
The first taste of NOW What ?! will be the release of a double A-side single on March 29th (as a limited and numbered vinyl 7“, CD single and digital download). 7“ VINYL (limited to 1000 numbered copies) Side A: “Hell To Pay“ (radio edit) / Side B: “All The Time in The World“ (radio mix – edit) CD SINGLE 1) “All The Time in The World“ (radio mix – edit) 2) “Hell To Pay“ (radio edit) 3) Perfect Strangers (bonus track live) 4) Rapture Of The Deep (bonus track live). The label Worldwide is earMUSIC, distributed in the UK by Absolute/Universal.
LIVE DATES OCTOBER 2013
SATURDAY 12 - 02 APOLLO MANCHESTER
SUNDAY 13 - GLASGOW CLYDE AUDITORIUM
TUESDAY 15 - BIRMINGHAM NIA
WEDNESDAY 16 - LONDON ROUNDHOUSE
Tickets (subject to booking fees) £35.00/ £47.50 advance in London and £35.00 advance elsewhere.
On sale 9am Friday 8th March from www.livenation.co.uk