INTERVIEW: Nick Heyward from Haircut 100 unveils the stories behind ‘Pelican West’ & teases UK & Ireland tour

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In episode #149 of The XS Noize Podcast, Mark Millar meets Nick Heyward from 80s new wave pop band Haircut 100 to talk about the 40th anniversary of their classic debut album Pelican West & their first UK & Ireland tour in over 40 years.

Haircut 100 are back to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their debut album, Pelican West, and they’ll be taking their Haircut 100% Live Tour to the UK and Ireland. The tour will be the group’s first time on the road together since releasing Pelican West in 1982. Bringing the past 40 years into the present, Haircut 100 will look to fuse the sounds of the original album, the rest of their 80s hits, as well as new music from the band.

In this interview, Nick Heyward talks about all of the above and much more. Listen to episode #149 of The XS Noize Podcast with Nick Heyward – BELOW:

Previous XS Noize Podcast guests have been John LydonSteven WilsonMatt GossBilly NomatesTom MeighanToyah Wilcox, Midge UreTravis, New OrderThe KillersTito JacksonSimple Minds, Divine ComedyShaun RyderGary NumanSleaford ModsThe Brand New Heavies.

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The London boys of new-wave pop guarantee a headline set that promises to raise the roof on a fantastic day for Haircut 100 fans. Be there! 

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as hosting interviews for the weekly XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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