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CHER LLOYD Adds Extra Dates To UK Tour

CHER LLOYD

Debut Album 'Sticks & Stones' Out Now
2012 UK Headline Tour – Extra Dates Added

Recently dubbed ‘The future’ by The New York Times and already a No.1 singles artist following her mega-hit ‘Swagger Jagger,’ the indomitable Cher Lloyd has rallied the world’s top pop producers and finally presented her debut album ‘Sticks & Stones,’ via Syco/Sony Music last month. After announcing a massive headline tour less than two weeks ago, Cher Lloyd has added two dates due to popular demand including a second London show at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire. 

Recorded over eight months in Europe and the USA, Cher’s debut features the touch of some of music’s   most illustrious producers and writers. Max Martin (Britney, Katy Perry, Usher), Red One (Lady Gaga, J-Lo), Shellback (Pink, Maroon 5,), Savan Kotecha (Britney, Usher), Kevin Rudolph (Lil Wayne) and TMS (Dappy, Professor Green, Lily Allen) have all collaborated with Cher to create a collection of contemporary, street-wise pop treasures, with the lady herself co-writing a number of the songs.

Fans will already be familiar with the UK No.1 single ‘Swagger Jagger,’ Cher Lloyd’s debut single released in July. However it is Cher’s second single release ‘With Ur Love’, which features US singer / songwriter Mike Posner that has been causing the hype. Big beats and soaring melodies drive this Max Martin produced love song, which contains a beautiful vocal by Cher.

"Grow up" is a song Cher wrote for her generation which sees Cher hook up with legendary rapper Busta Rhymes. This reggae influenced track has an infectious chorus that won’t leave your head.

Elsewhere on the album Cher hooks up with Red One and samples the legendary Neneh Cherry on 'Player Boi,' reworking the lyrics of the classic 'Buffalo Stance' and incorporating that unmistakeable hook.

'Superhero,' produced by Jukebox (Willow Smith - Whip My Hair) laments the end of a relationship over a rapturous 'throw back' beat, with Cher left tormented by love's anguish. Demonstrating a diverse sound, Cher partners with American indie rock band Carolina Liar for the emotional 'Beautiful People,' a powerful heart wrenching ballad. 

Cher says: “Being in the studio writing and recording with amazing people such as The Runners, Red One and Max Martin has been an incredible experience. The album is like a jukebox! Lots of different sounds and no two songs sound the same. I've put a lot into the album and I can't wait for everyone to hear the songs in full.
With such an impressive collection of killer songs, Cher is set for international stardom..

2012 UK headline tour dates

Thu 29 March - Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
Fri 30 March - Norwich UEA
Sat 31 March - O2 Academy Leeds
Mon 2 April - O2 Academy Glasgow
Tue 3 April - O2 Academy Newcastle
Wed 4 April - O2 Academy Liverpool
Fri 6 April - Manchester Academy
Sat 7 April - Birmingham HMV Institute
Sun 8 April - London Indigo O2
Tue 10 April - O2 Academy Bristol
Wed 11 April - O2 Academy Bournemouth
Thu 12 April - Nottingham Rock City
Sat 14 April - Swindon Oasis - £15.50*
Sun 15 April - London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - £17 *

*Tickets for the new dates are on sale Friday 9th December @ 9am
Tickets available from www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051
'Sticks & Stones’ is out now on Syco Music / Sony Music

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