TOUR NEWS : THE CHARLATANS 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR DATES 

THE CHARLATANS

30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR DATES 

+ NEW BEST-OF COMPILATION ‘A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS’, OUT NOW

AVAILABLE AS: CD, 2CD DELUXE, 2LP, 3LPX EDITIONS + 

This Spring, THE CHARLATANS resume their (Covid delayed) 30th Anniversary tour.

The shows come in support of their recently released, career-spanning best-of: ‘A Head Full of Ideas’. 

With tickets on sale now, remaining dates and details are as follows: 

THE CHARLATANS 

“30TH ANNIVERSARY” TOUR – LIVE DATES 2022

May 14 – Nottingham Rock City 

May 15 – Leeds O2 Academy

May 17 – Aberdeen Music Hall

May 18 – Glasgow O2 Academy

May 19 – Edinburgh O2 Academy

Tickets are on sale now, available from: 

https://www.thecharlatans.net/gigs

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Out now on Then Recordings through Republic Of Music, ‘A Head Full of Ideas’ will sum up their remarkable progress from 1990 Manchester scene hopefuls to one of the UK’s most enduring and best-loved bands. 

Over the years, the band have notched up 13 Top 40 studio albums – three of them number ones – alongside 22 hit singles, four of them top 10. The rollercoaster highs have been accompanied by some shattering lows, any which one of them could have felled a less resilient band, from nervous breakdowns to near bankruptcy and the deaths of two founder members. 

Somehow, they have not just carried on but adapted and transformed. The classic Charlatans sound – driving Hammond organ, Northern Soul and house-influenced rhythms, swaggering guitars and Tim Burgess’s sunny yet somehow yearning vocal – is instantly recognisable. And in spite of everything they have been through their music is now more relevant than ever, The Guardian described their last album, Different Days as “one of their best ever”. 

The ‘A Head Full of Ideas’ album will also be available as a 6 vinyl LP Box Set. This limited edition set, is a diverse collection portrayed over five Transparent blue vinyl LP’s, spanning their hits, classic live performances, unheard demo’s and rarities and remixes. Within the box will also be an exclusive Original Demo’s 7” featuring ‘Indian Rope’/’The Only One I Know’, as well as a signed print of a tour poster from the early 90’s, a booklet featuring unseen photographs and sleeve notes by friend and journalist Dave Simpson. Their iconic and hugely adored live track One To Another (circa 1997) provides the titles for the individual vinyl collection within the box set. Each piece of vinyl is named after a lyric from the song. 

There will also be triple vinyl LP version and 2CD deluxe version featuring the hits albums, plus a bonus live album ‘Trust is For Believers’, and finally a cd or vinyl of just the hits albums. 

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THE CHARLATANS – NEW BEST-OF COMPILATION: ‘A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS’

OUT NOW, VIA THEN RECORDS

AVAILABLE AS: CD, 2CD DELUXE, 2LP, AND 3LPX EDITIONS

ORDER HERE

 

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ALBUM TRACKLISTINGS: 

THEN1CD (CD)

A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)

1) The Only One I Know 

2) Weirdo 

3) Can’t Get out of Bed 

4) Jesus Hairdo 

5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over 

6) North Country Boy

7) Tellin’ Stories 

8) One to Another 

9) How High 

10) Forever (Edit) 

11) Impossible (Edit)

12) Love is the Key

13) A Man Needs to be Told 

14) Up at The Lake 

15) Blackened Blue Eyes 

16) Oh Vanity

17) My Foolish Pride 

18) Come Home Baby 

19) Let the Good Times be Never Ending (Edit) 

20) Plastic Machinery 

21) Totally Eclipsing

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THEN1CDX (2CD Deluxe)

CD1

A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)

1) The Only One I Know 

2) Weirdo 

3) Can’t Get out of Bed 

4) Jesus Hairdo 

5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over 

6) North Country Boy

7) Tellin’ Stories 

8) One to Another 

9) How High 

10) Forever (Edit) 

11) Impossible (Edit)

12) Love is the Key

13) A Man Needs to be Told 

14) Up at The Lake 

15) Blackened Blue Eyes 

16) Oh Vanity

17) My Foolish Pride 

18) Come Home Baby 

19) Let the Good Times be Never Ending (Edit) 

20) Plastic Machinery 

21) Totally Eclipsing

CD2

TRUST IS FOR BELIEVERS (LIVE)

1) Polar Bear (Blackburn, King Georges Hall. November 1990 – BBC Radio 1) 

2) Indian Rope (Reading Festival 1992 – BBC Radio 1) 

3) Can’t Even Be Bothered (Reading Festival 1992 – BBC Radio 1) 

4) Can’t Get Out of Bed (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 – BBC Radio1) 

5) I Never Want an Easy Life (If Me and Him Were Ever to Get There) (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 – BBC Radio1) 

6) Then (Glastonbury Festival 1995 – BBC Radio 1) 7) Tootache (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997). ***Exclusive to 2CD Deluxe*** 

8) Here Comes a Soul Saver (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997) 

9) Just Lookin’ (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997) ***Exclsuive to 2CD Deluxe***

10) My Beautiful Friend (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007) 

11) The Blind Stagger (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007) 

12) Trouble Understanding (The Church Studios, London) ***Exclusive to 2CD Deluxe*** 

13) Sproston Green (Reading Festival 1999 – BBC Radio 1)

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THEN1LP (2LP)

A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)

A1) The Only One I Know 

A2) Weirdo 

A3) Can’t Get out of Bed 

A4) Jesus Hairdo 

A5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over 

A6) North Country Boy

B1) Tellin’ Stories 

B2) One to Another 

B3) How High 

B4) Forever 

B5) Impossible

C1) Love is the Key 

C2) A Man Needs to be Told 

C3) Up at The Lake 

C4) Blackened Blue Eyes 

C5) Oh Vanity

D1) My Foolish Pride 

D2) Come Home Baby 

D3) Let the Good Times be Never Ending 

D4) Plastic Machinery 

D5) Totally Eclipsing

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3LPX FORMAT DETAILS: Limited Pressing of 3LP Deluxe on Indies only Opaque Colour 3LP. 

 

THEN1LPX (3LP)

A HEAD FULL OF IDEAS (BEST OF)

A1) The Only One I Know 

A2) Weirdo 

A3) Can’t Get out of Bed 

A4) Jesus Hairdo 

A5) Just When You’re Thinking Things Over 

A6) North Country Boy

B1) Tellin’ Stories 

B2) One to Another 

B3) How High 

B4) Forever 

B5) Impossible

C1) Love is the Key 

C2) A Man Needs to be Told 

C3) Up at The Lake 

C4) Blackened Blue Eyes 

C5) Oh Vanity

D1) My Foolish Pride 

D2) Come Home Baby 

D3) Let the Good Times be Never Ending 

D4) Plastic Machinery 

D5) Totally Eclipsing

E1) Polar Bear (Blackburn, King Georges Hall. November 1990 – BBC Radio 1)

E2) Indian Rope (Reading Festival 1992 – BBC Radio 1)

E3) Can’t Even Be Bothered (Reading Festival 1992 – BBC Radio 1)

E4) Can’t Get Out of Bed (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 – BBC Radio1)

E5) I Never Want an Easy Life (If Me and Him Were Ever to Get There) (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 – BBC Radio1)

F1) Then (Glastonbury Festival 1995 – BBC Radio 1)

F2) Here Comes a Soul Saver (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997)

F3) My Beautiful Friend (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)

F4) The Blind Stagger (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)

F5) Sproston Green (Reading Festival 1999 – BBC Radio 1)

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