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SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR UNVEILS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘YOUNG BLOOD’ AND ANNOUNCES APRIL TOUR DATES?

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UNVEILS VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE

?YOUNG BLOOD?

ANNOUNCES APRIL TOUR DATES

NEW ALBUM ?WANDERLUST? RELEASED ON 2OTH JANUARY

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has announced a 10-date UK tour this April which will follow the release of her new album ?Wanderlust? on the 20th January.

The April tour will kick off in Birmingham on the 7th and commence on the 19th in Glasgow and a second London show at Union Chapel on 11th April has been announced due to demand.

?Wanderlust? will be Sophie Ellis-Bextor?s fifth studio album. Co-written, produced and arranged by acclaimed singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt, Wanderlust was recorded in a London studio in just two weeks with a tightly-knit group of musicians and friends.

First single ?Young Blood? is a life affirming testament to true love, beautifully accompanied by Ed Harcourt?s plaintive piano and soaring string arrangement. You can watch the video for ?Young Blood? HERE

“The album is about roaming and your sense of where you come from, and how you take home with you but you also have this desire to get out there and see the world. I found making this album really empowering. I felt like after ten years of making records, this is like the biggest present to myself. I?m really proud of it and I feel really excited.?

Sophie?s new album sees the 34 year old star blossoming into an accomplished singer -songwriter with its 11 powerfully understated songs showcasing a newfound maturity, both lyrically and musically.

Tracklisting for Wanderlust is as follows:

Birth of an Empire

Until the Stars Collide

Runaway Daydreamer

The Deer & the Wolf

Young Blood

Interlude

13 Little Dolls

Wrong Side of the Sun

Love Is a Camera

Cry To the Beat of the Band

When the Storm Has Blown Over

 

A trailer for the album can be seen HERE

Tickets for the April tour go on sale on Friday and full 2014 tour dates, priced at ?20 and ?22.50 in London, are listed below ?

January:

Tues 21st????? London?? ? Bush Hall (sold out)

April:

Mon 7th???? Birmingham? Institute

Tues 8th?? Oxford ?? Academy

Thurs 10th?? London?? ? Union Chapel

Fri 11th? ? London?? Union Chapel (extra date added due to demand)

Sun 13th??? Bournemouth??? Academy

Mon 14th?? Brighton?? ? Concorde 2

Tues 15th?? Bristol?? Academy

Thurs 17th?? Gateshead ? Sage (Hall 2)

Fri 18th?? ? Manchester?? Ritz

Sat 19th? ?? Glasgow??? ?? Oran Mor

Tickets are available from Live Nation

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