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Laura Mvula announces UK headline tour 2022

Laura Mvula has announced her U.K. Headline tour for 2022.

Following the release of her critically acclaimed new album Pink Noise, multi-award-winning, Laura Mvula has announced her U.K. Headline tour for 2022. Laura Mvula will be taking to the road in March, kicking off her Pink Noise Tour in Manchester on 2nd March 2022 before concluding in London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 10th March. Tickets go on general sale Friday 3rd December at 10am via MetropolisMusic.co.uk

The album Pink Noise’ explores a side of Laura previously uncharted.  As triumphant as ever, the album is a battle cry and stark reminder of the sheer talent of the critically acclaimed artist.  This is Laura in a new found light – still reflecting her distinctive signature sound but showing the progression of an artist who has come into her own.    It’s an album borne out of both intense struggles and the positive realisations that come when you emerge reborn on the other side. Lyrically it touches on ideas around break-ups – both personal and professional – but also a hard won appreciation.

Laura says on Pink Noise , “This is the album I always wanted to make. Every corner is made warm with sunset tones of the 80s. I was born in 1986. I came out of the womb wearing shoulder pads. I absorbed the dynamism of the 80s aesthetic right from my first moments on this planet. Wrestling with identity seems to be one of the rites of passage of the established artist. Making ‘Pink Noise’ felt like the most violent of emotional wrestling matches. It took 3 years of waiting and waiting and fighting and dying and nothingness and then finally an explosion of sound. As if it was always here this record is my most honest and unapologetic flying of the freedom flag. In my adult years I had forgotten how important dance was to me as a vital tool of my creative expression. I brought it back, just for me, so I could find my delight in dance again. And now I can’t stop dancing. I can’t wait to play this album live.”

U.K. 2022 Headline tour

Wed 2 March     Manchester       O2 Ritz

Thu 3 March       Hull                     Asylum

Sun 6 March       Birmingham      O2 Institute

Mon 7 March     Bristol                 O2 Academy Bristol

Wed 9 March     Bexhill                De La Warr Pavilion

Thu 10 March    London               O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Tickets go on general sale Friday 3rd December at 10am local time via MetropolisMusic.co.uk