Richard Ashcroft released his new album These People on Friday and is currently #2 on the Official album midweek chart, trailing the No.1 position by just 100 copies, cementing the brilliant reception for the return of one of the UK’s most cherished and revered voices.
Following ecstatically received shows at London’s Roundhouse and Manchester’s 02 Academy, which sold out in just 25 minutes, Richard has today announced two new headline shows in December. These will see him taking the stage at Liverpool Arena on December 7th and the 20 thousand capacity London 02 Arena on December 9th. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am from the venues and ticket master.
Meanwhile, Richard stopped by Chris Evans’ show on BBC Radio 2 on Friday where he performed a spirited four song acoustic set, including new single ‘Hold On’ and a goose bump-inducing cover of Prince’s ‘Little Red Corvette’.
Watch the cover of ‘Little Red Corvette’ HERE
Richard Ashcroft live dates:
27/05 Glasgow, O2 Academy, UK (Sold Out)
11/06 Isle Of Wight Festival, UK (The Who’s special guest)
15/07 Pori Jazz, Finland
06/08 4310 Rheinfelden, River Nights, Switzerland
10/08 Lokerse Festival, Belgium
12/08 Calella de Palafrugell,Jardí Botànic de Cap Roig, Spain
26/08 Glasgow, Bellahouston Park, UK (special guest to Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds)
03/09 Trinity, Jersey Live, Jersey
07/12 Liverpool, Liverpool Arena, UK
09/12 London, O2 Arena, UK
04/10 Osaka, Zepp Namba, Japan
06/10 Tokyo, Zepp, Japan
07/10 Tokyo, Zepp, Japan