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CHRIS ISAAK announces UK tour

CHRIS ISAAK 
Photo by Laurie N. Campbell
UK TOUR

 Monday 5th March – Chris Isaak has today announced a UK tour that will see him play Manchester, Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Bristol and HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London. Chris Isaak tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday 9th March.

Chris Isaak’s new album ‘Beyond The Sun’ has debuted at #6, making it the highest new entry of the week on the album chart. Released on Rhino, its success represents a renaissance for Chris Isaak in the UK as it is his highest charting album since his 1991 breakthrough collection ‘Wicked Game’. The success of ‘Beyond The Sun’ has been buoyed by positive press coverage that has included a feature in The Telegraph as well as a variety of high profile television performances and/or interviews on shows such as BBC Breakfast, This Morning, Something For The Weekend and The Alan Titchmarsh Show.

On ‘Beyond The Sun’, Chris Isaak pays tribute to the glory days of Memphis’ Sun Studio and the visionary artists who started out there under the guidance of Sam Phillips.

The self-produced album was recorded mostly at the historic Sun Studio with his long-term band; Rowland Salley (bass), Kenney Dale Johnson (drums), Hershel Yatovitz (guitar), Scott Plunkett (piano) and Rafael Padilla (percussion). The album also features a guest performance by the Memphis legend ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement, a songwriter, musician and producer who worked with the majority of the Studio’s biggest names. Isaak magically recaptures the transformative brilliance of the classic sides cut by greats such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis at Sun with Phillips, while also getting down to his own deeply rooted musical identity.

Chris Isaak’s performances of ‘Live It Up’ and ‘Ring of Fire’ for the Jimmy Kimmel show can be seen at http://youtu.be/w-NbuUesQf8 and http://youtu.be/zI_7QAltC1I.

www.chrisisaak.com              

Thursday 4th October -             Manchester Bridgewater                    
Friday 5th October -                  Glasgow Royal Concert Hall               
Saturday 6th October -              Wolverhampton Civic Hall                  
Monday 8th October -               Bristol Colston Hall                             
Tuesday 9th October -               London HMV Hammersmith Apollo     

Tickets go onsale 9am on Friday 9th March priced at £35 for London available from www.livenation.co.uk, £25 / £30 / £35 for Glasgow available from www.gigsinscotland.com and £25 / £30 / £35 for all other shows available from www.gigsandtours.com (all prices subject to booking fee)

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