"I can’t wait, the tours going to be brilliant!" - Shaun Ryder
You can catch Black Grape touring the UK in November & December to celebrate the 21st anniversary of their seminal 1995 debut album 'It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah'. Full Dates below.
11th Norwich – Waterfront
12th Cambridge – Junction
13th Minehead - Shiiine Festival – Butlins
17th Liverpool – O2 Academy
18th Hull – Welly
22nd Newcastle - Riverside
23rd Glasgow – O2 ABC
24th Edinburgh – Liquid Rooms
25th Aberdeen – Beach Ballroom
26th Carlisle – Old Fire Station
7th London – Electric Ballroom
8th Nottingham – Rock City
9th Wakefield – Warehouse 23
10th Northampton - Roadmender
A 3 disc deluxe edition of 'It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah' will be released on 4th November to celebrate the anniversary. This will include the original album, rare B-sides with remixes from artists such as Goldie and tracks (including the band’s unofficial Euro ’96 football song, ‘England’s Irie’, which featured guest vocals from legendary Clash frontman Joe Strummer), live tracks from the band’s 1996 Brixton Academy performance, a DVD featuring official music videos, TOTP and Later With Jools Holland appearances, and a 20-page booklet featuring postcards and rare photos, with sleeve-notes by Paolo Hewitt.
“There’s the new Black Grape album, and the great thing about that is now we’ve got to give them two more, I’m really looking forward to writing them.
"We’re just expanding on what we’ve done really, do you know what I mean? But it sounds right on, we’ve still got it me & Kermit.”
Shaun Ryder speaking to us about new music coming from Black Grape in 2017 after they've finished this tour.
Listen to our special playlist from Shaun Ryder at www.fredperry.com/subculture/playlist-profile-shaun-ryder.