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Embrace announce Autumn 2006 tour


Story by Jack Foley

EMBRACE, who are currently at No. 3 in the singles chart with the official World Cup anthem, World At Your Feet have announced a major UK tour for the autumn.

The band will play 17 dates around the country in September and October kicking off on September 21 in Hull and taking in London’s Hammersmith Apollo on September 29.

Tickets are priced £20 for regional shows and £21 for London and are available from 24 hour booking line: 0871 2200 260 or online at They go on sale from 9am on Friday, June 16.

The full list of dates are as follows:

September 2006:
21 – Hull, City Hall
22 – Norwich, WEA
23 – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
24 – Cardiff, University Great Hall
26 – Exeter, Great Hall
27 – Bristol, Colston Hall
29 – London, Hammersmith Apollo

October 2006:
8 – Derby, Assembly Rooms
9 – Carlisle, Sands Centre
10 – Glasgow, Academy
13 – Manchester, Apollo
16 – Leicester, De Montford Hall
18 – Birmingham, Academy
19 – Newcastle, Academy
20 -Middlesborough, Town Hall
22 – Liverpool, University
23 – Doncaster, Dome

Embrace broke records this week when World At Your Feet rose from No. 38 to No. 3 in the charts, becoming the biggest climber in UK Top 40 history.

The band launched the single with a sell-out at gig at London’s Islington Academy last week at which the Germany v Costa Rica match was shown prior to the gig.

Embrace are currently midway through a tour of open air dates to capacity crowds in forests throughout the UK. Their latest No.1 album, This New Day is out now.