| ‘Ten Days’ is the first single to be taken from Missy’s hugely successful debut album ‘The Sound Of White’, which receives a UK release on June 13th. The album has made Missy one of the biggest stars in Australia. In 2003 she released a self-titled EP that spent an incredible nine months at the top of Australia’s independent charts. Her next release, ‘The Scar EP’, was even more successful. Not only did it debut at #1 on the singles charts, it notched up ten weeks at #1 on the airplay charts, earning official recognition as the most played song on Australian radio of 2004. Her success at the ARIA Awards (Australia’s Grammy/Brit Award equivalent) confirmed her stardom as she won Best Pop Release for ‘Scar’ and was nominated in a further three categories. She has also won Breakthrough Artist at the MTV Australia Music Video Awards as well as four awards in the Rolling Stone (Australia) readers’ poll. |
Missy recently made her UK live debut at with a sold-out gig at the Islington Academy. She also supported Ray LaMontagne.
Missy Higgins UK tour dates 2005
26th – Birmingham Glee Club – 0870 241 5093, www.glee.co.uk
28th – Glasgow King Tuts – 0870 169 0100, wwwgigsinscotland.com
30th – Manchester Life Caf – 0870 400 0688, www.getlive.co.uk
1st – London, Shepherds Bush Empire – 0870 771 2000, www.getlive.co.uk
4th – Nottingham Rescue Rooms – 0115 958 8484, www.rescuerooms.com
5th – Bristol Louisiana – 0117 929 9008, www.seetickets.co.uk
Tickets are available at a price of 7 from the agents above, except for London (15) and Manchester (7.50).