NEWS: Levellers Announce New Album And Tour

Folk-rock band Levellers who release their tenth studio album, Static On The Airwaves, on 25 June 2012 have announced an 11 date UK tour in November including a night at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Saturday 24 November. Levellers will be joined by special guests Citizen Fish.

Already being heralded as their most accomplished album to date, Static On The Airwaves is the sound of a band whose incisive lyrics, innate musicality and passion have continued to improve rather than diminish in nearly a quarter of a century of writing, recording and performing.

‘Truth Is’, the first single from the album will be released on Saturday 21 April. A Limited Edition Red Vinyl 7” version will be available exclusively as part of Record Store Day, with the digital download being available from online music stores the following day.

Produced by Sean Lakeman, who is renowned for producing his brother’s Mercury-nominated and gold-selling albums as well as Letters From The Underground (Levellers’ previous album), Static On The Airwaves was recorded ‘as live’ at Sono Studios in Prague and mixed in New York by the legendary Victor Van Vugt (PJ Harvey, Beth Orton, Nick Cave).

Sell-out tours and nine years of a sell-out festival are powerful proof of the power of the underground and the power of great live music. Renowned for their energetic live show, longevity has not diminished the Levellers’ ability to put in a performance and get everyone in a room, or field, dancing.

Levellers November UK tour is on sale 9am Friday 20 April
Plus Special Guests Citizen Fish


Wed 14  CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange  01223 357 851
Thu 15  BRISTOL O2 Academy  0844 477 2000
Fri 16  LINCOLN Engine Shed  0844 888 8766
Sat 17  MANCHESTER Academy  0161 832 1111
Sun 18  LIVERPOOL O2 Academy  0844 477 2000
Tues 20  GLASGOW ABC  08444 999 990
Wed 21  NOTTINGHAM Rock City  0845 413 4444
Thu 22  LEEDS O2 Academy  0844 477 2000
Fri 23  BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy  0844 477 2000
Sat 24  LONDON O2 Shepherds Bush Empire  0844 477 2000
Sun 25  SOUTHAMPTON Guildhall  023 8063 2601


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