Agnes Obel has announced a UK tour to follow the release of her eagerly anticipated new album 'Aventine' on 30thSeptember. Part of an extensive European tour, the UK & Eire leg in October includes dates in London, Glasgow, Bristol and Dublin.
Tickets for London, Glasgow and Bristol go on general sale from this Wednesday 7th August but fans can buy them ahead of general release from today (5th August)
Tickets for Dublin are on general sale now.
Mon 21st London, Union Chapel
Tues 22nd Bristol, Colston Hall 2
Weds 23rd Dublin, Vicar Street
Thurs 24th Glasgow, CCA
'Aventine' is the follow up to Agnes Obel's critically acclaimed debut album 'Philharmonics' (2010), which has sold 450,000 copies across Europe, achieving Platinum status in France and Belgium, as well five times Platinum in her native Denmark, where Agnes picked up five Danish Music Awards (the Danish Brits) in 2011.
Originally from Copenhagen, Agnes has lived in Berlin since 2006, where 'Aventine' was recorded at her Chalk Wood Studios between January and May this year. Like 'Philharmonics', the new album was written, arranged, and produced by Agnes, who provides piano and vocals.