Rick Astley announces new album and tour

Rick Astley announces new album and tour

Rick Astley has confirmed details of his new album Beautiful Life and announced an 18-date UK tour.

Beautiful Life will be released on July 20, via BMG. Each of the 12 tracks are written, produced and played by the singer.

The LP is the follow-up to his platinum-selling 50, which topped the charts in 2016 and has sold 307,716 copies to date, according to the Official Charts Company. Astley has released two other platinum albums in the UK - Whenever You Need Somebody (1987, 4x platinum) and Hold Me In Your Arms (1988, platinum).

After selling over 100,000 tickets on his 2017 tour, Astley and his band play the following UK dates, joined by special guest Gabrielle. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 8.

Thu 25th Glasgow, SEC Armadillo
Fri 26th Hull Venue
Sat 27th Manchester Arena
Mon 29th Gateshead Sage
Tue 30th Gateshead Sage

Thu 1st Plymouth Pavilions
Fri 2nd Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Sat 3rd Brighton Centre
Mon 5th Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Tue 6th Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thu 8th London Eventim Apollo
Fri 9th London Eventim Apollo
Sat 10th Bournemouth International Centre
Mon 12th Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Tue 13th Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Thu 15th Birmingham Genting Arena
Fri 16th Leeds First Direct Arena
Sat 17th Liverpool Echo Arena

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