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13 February 2014

the answer
Like Bob Dylan's never ending tour on speed and following the successful New Horizon' album release and Nov 2013 tour, The Answer are set to release their new single 'New Horizon' which contains cover versions of Rory Gallagher's 'Cradle Rock', Danzig's 'Snakes Of Christ' plus two new acoustic renditions of the new tour's namesake track 'Road Less Travelled'

The five track single bundle will be released on April 7th 2014 in support of the new 32 date tour, that kicks off in Aberdeen on February 19th and runs right through until the end of March 2014.

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With rave reviews for both the album and their latest tour, The Answer have consistently delivered commercial, critically acclaimed albums and live shows.

The latest album is the band's fourth studio offering and features production from Toby Jepson and mixes from rock icon Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) and Guillermo 'Will' Maya.

The band were also honoured and privileged that the late Storm Thorgerson and his team saw fit to design the artwork for the new album and Storm was working on final ideas for the album cover just before his sad passing.

The latest video for 'New Horizon' was directed by Darren Lee of Maverick Renegade Productions and features the now iconic Thorgerson 'birdman' on an rampage of his mind through the streets of Belfast.

Says lead singer Cormac Neeson, "The concept of the video was based on an altered perception of reality and the inner struggle of the mind. Our birdman has some serious issues but eventually manages to conquer his demons!"
In addition the lead singer also added "The first part of the New Horizon tour was absolutely fantastic and we're back in a big way. We're really looking forward to getting out in spring 2014 to perform in some towns and cities where we haven't been for a few years. It's a true 'Road Less Travelled' tour!!"

The video for'New Horizon' premiered today with Classic Rock magazine and can be seen below.

Confirmed 2014 dates are:

Feb Shows - support TBC
Wed 19th Feb The Lemon Tree, ABERDEEN
Thur 20th Feb Liquid Rooms, EDINBURGH
Fri 21st Feb Empire, MIDDLESBROUGH
Sat 22nd Feb Duchess, YORK
Sun 23rd Feb Welly, HULL
Tues 25th Feb O2 Academy, LEICESTER
Wed 26th Feb Waterfront, NORWICH
Thus 27th Feb The Forum, TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Fri 28th Feb Chinnerys, SOUTHEND

Germany Shows supported by Cage The Gods
Sun 02nd Mar Musikzentrum, HANOVER, GERMANY
Mon 03rd Mar Puschkin, DRESDEN, GERMANY
Tues 04th Mar Hirsch, NURNBERG, GERMANY
Wed 05th Mar Schlachtof, WIESBADEN, GERMANY
Thurs 06th Mar Knust, HAMBURG, GERMANY

March Shows supported by Black Wolf
Sat 8th Mar O2 Academy, OXFORD
Sun 9th Mar Sub 89, READING
Mon 10th Mar Brook, SOUTHAMPTON
Wed 12th Mar Phoenix, EXETER
Thurs 13th Mar White Rabbit, PLYMOUTH
Fri 14th Mar Live Rooms, CHESTER
Sat 15th Mar Sin City, SWANSEA
Mon 17th Mar The Globe, CARDIFF
Tues 18th Mar Kasbah, COVENTRY
Wed 19th Mar Sugarmill, STOKE
Thurs 20th Mar O2 Academy, LIVERPOOL

Eire Shows Sat 22nd Mar Shortts, WATERFORD, EIRE
Sun 23rd Mar Cypress Ave, CORK, EIRE
Mon 24th Mar Roisin Dubh, GALWAY, EIRE
Wed 26th Mar Dolans, LIMERICK, EIRE
Thurs 27th Mar Sandinos, DERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND (support I Wyldling)
Fri 28th Mar The Playhouse, PORTRUSH, NORTHERN IRELAND (support Mojo Fury)
Sat 29th Mar Quinns, NEWCASTLE, NORTHERN IRELAND (support Rupture Dogs)

UK shows are priced £14 (subject to booking fee). Tickets are available from local box offices and usual outlets.



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