Yungblud has announced details of his biggest UK tour to date, dubbed the ‘Life On Mars’ tour. The shows will take place next autumn in support of the singer’s new album Weird!, which is due out in December.
“I’m so excited to get back on the road, it’s been too long now!” Yungblud said of the tour dates, which feature a massive London gig at Alexandra Palace and a hometown show at the Doncaster Dome.
“These shows are going to be double the energy, double the emotion, double the passion. These are biggest rooms I’ve ever played so be expecting a spectacle. I’ve have had a year trapped in a room and my ADHD needs to have some gasoline put on it and set me on fire…let’s get it!”
The ’Life On Mars’ tour news comes after Yungblud also announced an ‘intimate as f_k’ UK acoustic tour, which will take place across March and April, preceding the huge new run of autumn dates.
The news also came after the singer announced his new album Weird! would be pushed back from its original November 13 release date to December 4, due to coronavirus-related delays.
“I needed to get this album to you because you f_king deserve it,” he said in a statement. “This has been the weirdest f_king year imaginable. And this is a conversation between us, and it needed to come imminently because f_k waiting until March next year. That’s not happening.
“I wanted to push it back to December 4 because I’ve been assured by then that [the] physical albums you’ve bought…that you’ve put your time and your faith in will be shipped on time as if there would be no pandemic going on.”
Yungblud’s ‘Life On Mars’ 2021 tour includes the following dates:
28 – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
29 – Plymouth, Pavilions
1 – London, Alexandra Palace
4 – Bristol, O2 Academy
7 – Manchester, O2 Victoria Warehouse
9 – Doncaster, Dome
12 – Newcastle, O2 Academy.
Weird! is out December 4 and can be preordered here.