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Simply Red announce Greatest Hits world tour (2009)

Simply Red, Stay

Story by Jack Foley

SIMPLY Red release their definitive collection, Simply Red: Greatest Hits 25, this November and will embark on a worldwide greatest hits tour, beginning early next year.

Simply Red will preview their Greatest Hits at a sold out London O2 Arena on December 3 and will entertain over a million fans over the course of the forthcoming world tour.

Beginning in Perth, Australia on February 5, the tour takes in New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and America (including a date New York’s Radio City Music Hall) before arriving in Cardiff on March 26.

The new UK tour dates are:

March 2009

26 – Cardiff, CIA
27 – Sheffield, Arena
28 – Birmingham, NEC
30 – Bournemouth, BIC
31 – Brighton, Brighton Centre

2 – London, O2 Arena
5 – Manchester, MEN Arena
6 – Glasgow, SECC
7 – Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
9 – Nottingham, Trent FM Arena

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, October 3. Released November 17, Simply Red: Greatest Hits 25 comprises 25 tracks on a double CD, and includes a brand new cover of The Moody Blues heart-rending classic, Go Now, to be released as a single November 10.

A Limited Edition 3 disc set with a 25 track DVD will also be available.