NEWS

Sep
24

SAM FENDER NO 1 ALBUM & ANNOUNCES HUGE UK HEADLINE TOUR!

SAM FENDER:
DEBUT ALBUM HYPERSONIC MISSILES ROCKETS STRAIGHT TO NUMBER ONE

THE SECOND FASTEST SELLING BRITISH DEBUT OF THE YEAR, SELLING 40,000+ COPIES IN ITS OPENING WEEK

Announces Huge Spring 2020 UK Headline Tour

Nine Date Tour Includes Biggest Headline Shows To Date Including London¹s Alexandra Palace and Newcastle Arena

The Critically Acclaimed Debut Album Hypersonic Missiles Rockets Straight To Number 1

+ Biggest First Week Of Vinyl Album Sales By A New Artist In The UK Since The Official Charts Began

[It¹s] hard not to imagine the stadium potential of these songsŠ skyscraper guitars and choruses that accelerate into a surging, full-throttle blast **** - Q
excels at documenting small-town frustrationŠthere are no easy answers here, but Sam Fender¹s asking the right questions **** - NME
Gloriously anthemicŠ an album that sounds not just like a hit, but a loud announcement of a striking talent with the space and potential to mature and develop. Which might make it a perfect debut. **** - The Guardian
[an] astonishing debutŠthe early indications of somebody who could be the voice of a generation. **** - The Independent
vital and exciting - **** - The Times
What a joy to find a young British guitar-playing singer-songwriter wrestling with big issues of the world at largeŠ Every song bristles with explosive ideas.**** - The Telegraph

Sam Fenders critically acclaimed album has debuted at number one in this weeks album chart.

The 25 year-old North Shields musician who welcomed this year as the BRITs Critics¹ Choice winner, quickly made his name with a series of searing, melodically-rich and observationally astute guitar-led indie-rock songs. Fender will now see out the rest of the year on the road as one of the prominent success stories of 2019 to date.

Sam: This is beyond dream territory. I thought my dreams were complete when I played Jools Holland, never mind this madness. Thanks to all the fans. This is just the start.

Hypersonic Missiles was 100% written by Sam, and recorded/produced at his own self-built warehouse studio in North Shields. It was recorded alongside long-standing friend and producer, Bramwell Bronte.

Sam Fender is a rare talent. A straight-talking musician from the northeast of England who plays every gig as though it might well be his last, armed with a huge, cavernous vocal, guitar strapped on (a Fender, obviously), and fuelled by that seemingly old-school belief that great guitar music still has the power to change lives and influence people.

Sam Fender is very pleased to celebrate his debut album hitting number 1 last week, with news of a new headline tour for next Spring.

The shows will include a night at London¹s Alexandra Palace, and feature three arena dates, ending the tour with a hometown show at Newcastle Arena on 3rd April.
Tickets will go on fan pre-sale from Wednesday 25th September, and then on general sale from Friday 27th September over at http://www.samfender.com

Sam Fender Live 2020:

20th March ­ O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
21st March ­ O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
23rd March ­ Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
24th March - Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
27th March ­ Alexandra Palace, London
30th March ­ De Montfort Hall, Leicester
31st March ­ Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
2nd April ­First Direct Arena, Leeds
3rd April ­ Utilita Arena, Newcastle

The new dates follow Sam¹s forthcoming Winter headline tour of the UK in November and December. All shows, including two nights at O2 Academy Brixton and four nights at O2 Academy Newcastle are long since sold out.

Sam Fender Live 2019:

22nd November ­ Academy, Manchester SOLD OUT
23rd November ­ Guild of Students, Liverpool SOLD OUT
26th November ­ Rock City, Nottingham SOLD OUT
27th November ­ O2 Academy, Glasgow SOLD OUT
28th November ­ O2 Academy, Leeds SOLD OUT
30th November ­ Dome, Brighton SOLD OUT
1st December ­ O2 Academy, Bournemouth SOLD OUT
3rd December ­ Pavilions, Plymouth SOLD OUT
4th December ­ O2 Academy, Bristol SOLD OUT
5th December ­ O2 Academy, Birmingham SOLD OUT
7th December ­ O2 Academy, Newcastle SOLD OUT
8th December ­ O2 Academy, Newcastle SOLD OUT
10th December ­ O2 Academy Brixton, London SOLD OUT
11th December ­ O2 Academy Brixton, London SOLD OUT
13th December ­ Great Hall, Cardiff SOLD OUT
16th December ­ Dublin, Olympia SOLD OUT
17th December ­ Ulster Hall, Belfast SOLD OUT
19th December ­ O2 Academy, Sheffield SOLD OUT
21st December ­ O2 Academy, Newcastle SOLD OUT
22nd December ­ O2 Academy, Newcastle SOLD OUT

Hypersonic Missiles is out now on Polydor Records.

http://www.samfender.com

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