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Squeeze announce 2019 UK tour with Heaven 17


Story by Jack Foley

SQUEEZE have announced a new tour, The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019, which will see the South-London legends play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers.

The band will play a total of 25 dates in October and November, including a night at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Support comes from Heaven 17.

Glenn Tilbrook commented: “‘I am over the moon to be announcing the 2019 tour with Squeeze. We’ve had something of a renaissance in the last few years, and look forward to this continuing, as we will play a set of songs that are both new, contemporary and as innovative as people have come to expect from us, along with the old beauties. I’m also excited to have Heaven 17 with us, what an extraordinary time we will have!”

Chris Difford added: “I feel excited about the tour. It’s a great band full of dedicated, hardworking, passionate people and we have a fabulous catalogue of songs to dip in and out of, so I feel completely blessed. I can’t wait to strap on the electric guitar again and sing the songs that got me where I am today.”

The tour dates are (all October and November 2019)

17 – Scunthorpe Bath Halls
18 – Sheffield City Hall
19 – Gateshead Sage
21 – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
22 – Leicester De Montfort Hall
23 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
25 – Oxford New Theatre
26 – Brighton Centre
27 – Southend Cliffs Pavilion
29 – London Royal Albert Hall
30 – Bath Forum

1 – Hull City Hall
2 – Liverpool Philharmonic
3 – Salford The Lowry
5 – Northampton Derngate
6 – Guildford G Live
9 – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
11 – Bournemouth Pavilion
12 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
13 – Cardiff St David’s Hall
15 – Llandudno Venue Cymru
16 – Harrogate Convention Centre
17 – Reading Hexagon
19 – Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
20 – Ipswich Regent

Tickets go on general sale on Friday, November 30.