James Blunt makes a most welcome return to the road next year in support of his brilliant new album Who We Used To Be – out October 27th on Atlantic Records. James and his band will play 12 dates across the UK next Spring kicking off March 30th at Leeds First Direct Arena and finishing April 14th at the Bournemouth International Centre.
“I cannot find the words to say how excited I am to get back out on the road again on tour in 2024” James said. “My new album was incredibly fun to write and record, and some of the new songs will undoubtedly get you up on your feet and dancing again. I’m looking forward to crowd surfing at a venue near you!”
Pre-sale tickets available Wednesday, August 30th and on general sale Friday, September 1st.
Sat 30th LEEDS, First Direct Arena
Sun 31st BRISTOL, Beacon
Tue 2nd BRIGHTON, Brighton Centre
Thu 4th NEWCASTLE, Utilita Arena
Fri 5th GLASGOW, OVO Hydro Arena
Sat 6th NOTTINGHAM, Motorpoint Arena
Sun 7th BIRMINGHAM, Utilita Arena
Tue 9th LONDON, Royal Albert Hall
Wed 10th LONDON, Royal Albert Hall
Fri 12th MANCHESTER, AO Arena
Sat 13th CARDIFF, Motorpoint Arena
Sun 14th BOURNEMOUTH, International Centre
Firstly though, James and his band will be giving us an advance peek of the live show at ‘Radio 2 In The Park’ in Leicester’s Victoria Park on Saturday, September 16th.
The album’s first single arrived recently in the shape of the upbeat banger ‘Beside You’. Directed by Craig Bingham, the video evokes memories of James’ past. Meeting versions of himself throughout his life, the video sees James Blunt embrace the characters of his past self, as he moves forward.
Who We Used To Be is James’ first studio album since the acclaimed, top 3 Once Upon A Mind in 2019. This time out he has worked with a variety of producers including Jonny Coffer, Red Triangle, Jack & Coke and Steve Robson. His recent greatest hits collection, The Stars Beneath My Feet, went Gold selling over 100,000 copies.