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Marianne Faithfull announces 50th anniversary world tour

Marianne Faithful, Easy Come, Easy Go

Story by Jack Foley

MARIANNE Faithfull will celebrate her 50th anniversary in music with a world tour.

The tour opens on October 11 in Stuttgart, Germany and, so far, runs through February with all dates announced to date in Europe with more countries to follow.

The jaunt includes a night at London’s Royal Festival Hall in November.

The dates announced so far are as follows (all 2014 and 2015):

October 2014

11 – Hegelsalle, Stuttgart, Germany – Liederhall
12 – Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg – Rockhal
17 – Leipzig, Germany – Haus Auensee
18 – Hanover, Germany – Theater am Aegi
20 – Düsseldorf, Germany – Mitsubish Electric Halle
23 – Zürich, Switzerland – Volkshaus
25 – Monthey, Switzerland – Theatre du Crochetan
27 – Milan, Italy – Auditorium
28 – Lucca, Italy – Teatro del Giglio

November 2014

8 – Oslo, Norway – Sentrum Scene, Rockefeller
9 – Helsinki, Finland – Musiikkitalo
15 – Munich, Germany – Circus Krone
16 – Vienna, Austria – Konzerthaus
19 – Brussels, Belgium – Paleis voor Schone Kunsten (Bozar)
20 – Paris, France – L’Olympia
23 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Koninklijk Theater Carré
25 – Berlin, Germany – Tempodrom
26 – Hamburg, Germany – Kampnagel
29 – London, – Royal Festival Hall, Southbank

December 2014
6 – Monte-Carlo – Opéra Garnier de
7 – Six-Fours les Plages, France – Espace Malraux
9 – Barcelona, Spain – Palau De La Musica
19 – Le Grand-Quevilly, France – Théâtre Charles Dullin
20 – Roubaix, France – Colisee

February 2015
1 – La Grande-Motte, France – Pasino
4 – Aix-en-Provence, France – Pasino
6 – Amiens, France – Maison de la Culture d’Amiens
10 – Sochaus, France – La Mals
13 – Bordeaux, France – Casino Théâtre Barrière

On September 29, 2014 Marianne releases her new studio album, Give My Love To London, a characteristically far-reaching and eclectic record.

Produced by Rob Ellis and Dimitri Tikovoi and mixed by Flood, it features an impressive roll call of studio collaborators including Adrian Utley (Portishead), Brian Eno, Ed Harcourt and Warren Ellis & Jim Sclavunos (The Bad Seeds).

Songwriting contributors and co-conspirators – with Marianne penning the majority of the lyrics – include Nick Cave, Roger Waters, Steve Earle, Tom McRae and Anna Calvi.