Skunk Anansie announce UK tour to tear the place up in November 2010
Posted: 27th April 2010
Who rocked the sh*t out of radio in the mid-90s with powerful in-your-face rock-songs like "Weak", "All I Want" and "Charlie Big Potato"? Whose singer reminds you of Grace Jones if only she'd put a pair of combats on and rocked out every once in a while? Oh and they reformed last year and are now set to play V Festival and Sonisphere, two festivals you can't afford to go to?
Skunk Anansie, of course, and they've only gone and announced their first full UK tour for 9 years. Calm down. I'm coming to that bit...
November sees Skin and her boys hit the road for a jam-packed set of classics and new songs, starting in Manchester on the 13th and continuing on to Newcastle (14th), Nottingham (17th), Sheffield (18th), Leeds (19th), Bournemouth (21st), Bristol (22nd) and the big one - Brixton Academy on the 26th. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 28th April at 9am, so make sure you are poised with that mouse in the morning.
Last year saw the release of "Smashes and Trashes", a greatest hits album that surprised me with how many times Skin and co bothered the chart-compilers during their heyday. Put together by their old label, One Little Indian, it scraped into the album chart, faring far better around Europe (Belgium, Holland and the Swiss got all excited about its release). But, you won't be able to deny the ferocity of their live performances, certainly not any longer - oh, and the new songs are not bad either - "Squander", "Tear The Place Up" etc etc.
- Mon 7th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie Cardiff University Students Union [Solus/ CF10/ Great Hall/ Y Plas] (Cardiff) Buy Tickets
- Tue 8th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie : 25 Live @ 25 Rock City (Nottingham) Buy Tickets
- Wed 9th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie The Engine Shed/ Platform (university of Lincoln) (Lincoln) Buy Tickets
- Fri 11th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy Newcastle (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) Buy Tickets
- Sun 13th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy Glasgow (Glasgow) Buy Tickets
- Mon 14th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie Victoria Warehouse (Manchester) Buy Tickets
- Wed 16th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie : 25 Live @ 25 University of East Anglia [UEA]/ LCR (Norwich) Buy Tickets
- Thu 17th Jun 2021 Meltdown Festival, Skunk Anansie Royal Festival Hall (Lambeth) Buy Tickets
- Fri 18th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie : 25 Live @ 25 O2 Academy Sheffield (Sheffield) Buy Tickets
- Sat 19th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie : 25 Live @ 25 O2 Academy Birmingham (Birmingham) Buy Tickets
- Mon 21st Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie Brighton Dome/ Concert Hall (Brighton) Buy Tickets
- Tue 22nd Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie G-Live (Guildford) Buy Tickets
- Wed 23rd Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie : 25 Live @ 25 Leas Cliff Hall (Folkestone) Buy Tickets
- Fri 25th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy Leeds (Leeds) Buy Tickets
- Sat 26th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy (Bristol) Buy Tickets
- Tue 29th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie The Corn Exchange (Cambridge) Buy Tickets
- Wed 30th Jun 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy Leicester (Leicester) Buy Tickets
- Fri 2nd Jul 2021 Skunk Anansie O2 Academy Brixton (Brixton) Buy Tickets