Pedigree Britpop legends Cast head out on a UK tour this week, starting in Edinburgh on Thursday (April 7th), finishing with a show at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on April 30th.
The band are currently recording a new album, due for release in October 2016, with the first track from the album ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ being available for free download. Fans wanting to get involved with the PledgeMusic campaign can pre-order it now at: www.pledgemusic.com/cast
Cast originally formed in 1992. From playing bass in legendary Northern band The La’s, John Power (guitar/vocals), Liam ‘Skin’ Tyson (lead guitar – also playing with Robert Plant) and Keith O’Neill (drums) are joined by former La’s member Jay Lewis on bass.
In 2012 Cast reunited with original producer John Leckie (Stone Roses, Radiohead, The Fall) to release a new album, Troubled Times, their first studio album in over ten years. The band also recently announced their involvement in Musicians Against Homelessness, launched last month by former Oasis manager Alan McGee, with a gig in September to raise cash for homeless charity Crisis.
April Tour Dates*
07 – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
08 – Haig Mining Museum, Whitehaven
09 – Academy 2, Manchester
14 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
15 – O2 Academy, Leicester
16 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
21 – O2 ABC, Glasgow
22 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
23 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
28 – Old Fire Station, Bournemouth
29 – O2 Academy, Bristol
30 – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
*Willow Robinson will support on all dates.
18 – O2 Academy, Leeds (Musicians Against Homelessness for Crisis) w/ The Farm