Radiohead’s Philip Selway pronounces 2023 UK solo tour


Philip Selway has introduced a string of upcoming UK exhibits, following the discharge of his newest solo album.

The Radiohead drummer is at present gearing as much as hit the highway as a part of an upcoming solo tour – which kicks off in Could.

The six UK performances will observe a sequence of dates from throughout Europe, together with the Café Del La Danse in Paris and the Columbia Theater in Berlin. From there, the UK leg of the tour will start in Glasgow on Could 15, and run by way of till Could 21, the place it ends in Manchester.

Stay performances will even be held in Leeds, Birmingham and Bristol, in addition to a slot at London’s Union Chapel on Could 18. Tickets and a full checklist of tour dates will be discovered right here.

The tour follows the discharge of Selway’s most up-to-date studio album, ‘Unusual Dance’, which was launched final month. The discharge marks his third solo album, following on from 2014’s ‘Weatherhouse’.

Philip Selway
Philip Selway. Credit score: Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage

Talking with NME in January, Selway defined that he thought-about engaged on the undertaking to be a “life-affirming course of”, and described the ultimate product as one which maintained a degree of “intimacy”.

“Coming into it, I knew the soundscape I wished in it. I wished it to be tall, broad and in a position to comprise all of those totally different musical components,” he stated.

“Inside that, I knew I wished there to be an intimacy to it too,” he continued. “I obtained that from the best way I delivered the vocals and the lyrical content material. It’s nearly like pillow discuss and really conversational … I wished to make a document that folks might lose themselves in and discover their very own tales and protected areas.”

Selway first introduced the album and shared the lead single ‘Test For Indicators Of Life’ again in October. From there, he launched ‘Choosing Up The Items’ the next month and, extra not too long ago, the title observe ‘Unusual Dance’.

Elsewhere in his interview with NME, he opened up about the way forward for Radiohead – including that the members have already begun “speaking about future plans”.

“We now have obtained collectively and we’re speaking about future plans, however within the instant future we’ve all obtained different tasks which we’d all prefer to see by way of correctly,” he stated. “There’s a collective need to make music in some kind or different amongst the 5 of us. All of us actually worth that musical relationship, and that’s been there for 38 years. It stays actually vital to us.”

The dialog follows on from earlier feedback made by the drummer, which precipitated headlines after he confirmed that Radiohead had been “going to get collectively” initially of this yr.

Radiohead have additionally teased a twentieth anniversary subject of their sixth studio album, ‘Hail To The Thief’, which was launched in 2003.


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