Damien Rice has unveiled the official lead single to be taken from his upcoming new album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, out 3 Nov in the UK. The track, I Don't Want To Change You, was unveiled by Zane Lowe as his Hottest Record last night.
Damien also recently confirmed an intimate run of European and Stateside tour dates, including a London show at The Palladium on November 7. The whole tour sold out within minutes of going on sale.
Rice's upcoming album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, is his first collection of material in eight years and was produced by Rick Rubin and Rice. Already hailed as "one of the albums of the year" (Evening Standard), Damien recently teased the record with a video clip featuring an acoustic version of the intro to the album's title track. Following its unveiling Zane Lowe hailed that Damien would once again be an "instrumental influence on our new generation and generations to come.eight years just evaporates into nothing. Incredible!"
My Favourite Faded Fantasy follows the seminal O, which sold two million copies worldwide, won the prestigious Shortlist Prize, spent 10 weeks on the Billboard 200, spent 80 weeks on the U.K. chart-as well as the million-selling, Brit-nominated follow-up, 9.
7/11 - London - Palladium - SOLD OUT
Listen to 'I Don't Want To Change You' here: