TAKEN FROM HIS NEW ALBUM
‘I AM NOT A DOG ON A CHAIN’ OUT MARCH 20TH
UK & EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR MARCH
FOLLOWING CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED U.S. AUTUMN TOUR
Morrissey has today released new track ‘Knockabout World’, the 3rd track to be taken from his new album, due next month.The song opens with Morrissey’s immediately captivating vocals singing “Congratulations – you have survived, Congratulations – you’re still alive!” filling the track with melodrama…it’s a catchy 3 minute song featuring synth riffs, twinkling electronics and jangling guitars which build to an orchestra of lush euphoric strings.
Morrissey’s 13th Solo Album and 2nd studio album for BMG Records, ‘I Am Not A Dog On A Chain’, is set to be released on March 20th, 2020. Full album track listing can be seen below and fans can pre-order the album here; https://morrissey.lnk.to/chain
The album, produced by Grammy award winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (Beck, Tori Amos, The Strokes, The Killers, The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, etc), and recorded at Studio La Fabrique in Saint- Rémy de Provence, France, and Sunset Soundin Hollywood, California, also saw it’s first single, ‘Bobby Don’t You Think They Know?’, featuring backing vocals by legendary R+B Icon Thelma Houston and second single ‘Love Is On Its Way Out’ released to great critical and fan response.
Two Morrissey UK arena concerts have also been confirmed as well as dates in Cologne &Paris. The first UK date is at Leeds First Direct Arena on Friday, March 6th along with a second show set at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Saturday, March 14th. He also plays the Palladium Cologne on the 9thMarch and the Salle Pleyel in Paris on 11th March.
These new tour dates follow the critically acclaimed performances of Morrissey’s recent U.S. Tour in Autumn of 2019 with special guests Interpol.The 30 date tour drew large crowds and received rave reviews across the country.
This new limited run of shows, set to kick off the launch of the ‘I Am Not A Dog On A Chain’ album, promise to be not-to-be missed affairs if reaction to Morrissey’s 2019 U.S. dates is any indication. Press who covered the U.S. Autumn tour raved about the powerful performances as some of Morrissey’s best ever, while continually commenting on the strength of his “ageless” vocals.
UK & EUROPEAN DATES 2020
Friday March 6th– LeedsFirst Direct Arena
Saturday 14thMarch – The SSE Arena Wembley, London
Tuesday 9thMarch – Palladium, Cologne
Wednesday 11thMarch – Salle Pleyel, Paris
‘I AM NOT A DOG ON A CHAIN’ TRACK LISTING
- Jim Jim Falls
- Love Is On It’s Way Out
- Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know?
- I Am Not A Dog On A Chain
- What Kind Of People Live In These Houses?
- Knockabout World
- Darling, I Hug A Pillow
- Once I Saw The River Clean
- The Truth About Ruth
- The Secret Of Music
- My Hurling Days Are Done