|THE CHARLATANS (uk)|
AUSTRALIAN TOUR NOVEMBER 2010
After thrilling audiences in Sydney and Melbourne in 2008, The Charlatans have just announced they will be back in Australia this November with a brand new album and full national tour.
For more than two decades now, The Charlatans have been an inspirational force in British rock. As they celebrate their twentieth anniversary with some very special gigs, they remain as exciting and relevant now, as when they first broke through to the immortal strains of ‘The Only One I Know’ – if not, more so, as a new generation of young bands and fans today hail them as lifelong heroes.
Their eleventh studio collection, ‘Who We Touch’, which will be released through Shock Entertainment on September 17th, 2010 must surely rank as their boldest to date, radically broadening, in places, their aesthetic remit. It is, says Burgess, “a soulful voyage”, a journey through moods upful and profound, dark and delirious, ultimately concluding in blissful optimism. It’s sound is inspired by many heroes, yet always sounds like no-one other than The Charlatans themselves.
Rooted in the Midlands and Northwest of England, the band have always exuded positive energy, whether in the first mania of their success in the early ’90s, or while suffering their many tribulations midway through that decade, or in their sophisticated, ever-questing vitality today.
The unshakable line-up of Martin Blunt (bass), Jon Brookes (drums), Tim Burgess (vocals), Mark Collins (guitar) and Tony Rogers (keyboards) have, along the way, made so much beautiful, brilliant music – countless classic singles, bursting with melody and class; and an enviable catalogue of albums, each restlessly different from the last, none anything short of compelling, uplifting, or totally rockin’. Unlike all but a very select few bands of their vintage, The Charlatans albums are urgent, and full of life, both commercially and creatively.
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|Wed.10.Nov||The Hi Fi, Brisbane||QLD|
|Thu.11.Nov||The Metro, Sydney||NSW|
|Fri.12.Nov||Billboard The Venue, Melbourne||VIC|
|Sat.13.Nov||Fowlers Live, Adelaide||SA|
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THE CHARLATANS (uk)
Wednesday 10th November - Brisbane, Hi-Fi
* Tickets On Sale Friday 20th August *