Thursday, December 08, 2016

[Updated] Listen :: The Jesus and Mary Chain unveil lead single from new album/announce UK tour

Words: Sam Geary

Announcing their first album in 18 years, The Jesus and Mary Chain have today shared the first single, ‘Amputation’, from the
forthcoming seventh studio album ‘Damage and Joy’.

Revealing the track on Steve Lamacq’s BBC6 Music show, the full-length record - produced with Killing Joke’s Martin Glover, who also plays bass on the work - drops on March 24 2017 through ADA / Warner Music. It will be the Scottish outfit's follow-up to 1998's ‘Munki’.

Now they have added to that with the news of UK and Irish live shows next year.

The 12-date tour will start on March 23 and run through to April 7 in Dublin. Tickets are on sale from tomorrow (December 10).

The Jesus And Mary Chain play:

MARCH 2017
23 NEWCASTLE Northumbria University
27 LEEDS Church
28 LEICESTER O2 Academy
29 BRISTOL O2 Academy
31 BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute

02 OXFORD O2 Academy Oxford
03 CAMBRIDGE Junction 1
05 LONDON Shepherd's Bush Empire
06 BEXHILL De La Warr Pavilion
07 DUBLIN Academy

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