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The Return Of Richard Hawley

The Return Of Richard Hawley

Richard Hawley is back at the end of the summer with his fourth solo album and an extensive UK tour.

The singer and guitarist takes time off from his duties in Jarvis Cocker's band to release "Lady's Bridge" on the Mute label on August 20. It follows his feted 2005 effort, "Cole's Corner", much loved by Uncut.

The album is named after a bridge across the River Don in Hawley's hometown of Sheffield. "I used to walk across it nearly every day," says Hawley. "It was a gateway from the poor bit of town to the rich bit."

Soon after the album's release, Hawley embarks on a lengthy UK tour. He calls in at:

Southampton Guildhall (September 2)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (3)
Brighton Dome (4)
London Roundhouse (5)
Birmingham Symphony Hall (7)
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (8)
Oxford New Theatre (9)
Bristol Colston Hall (10)
Sheffield City Hall (12)
Edinburgh Queens Hall (14)
Glasgow City Halls (16)
Gateshead The Sage (17)
Leicester De Montfort Hall (19)
Bradford St George's Hall (20)
Manchester Bridgewater Hall (21)


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