January 6, 2009 15:29

Emmy The Great announces album release date and UK tour

Singer-songwriter finally releases her album this February

Emmy The Great announces album release date and UK tour
Emmy The Great will release her long-awaited debut album 'First Love' on February 2.

Inspired by Samuel Beckett's short story 'First Love' and Oscar Wilde's play 'Salome', 'First Love' was recorded at The Earlies' Lancashire studio. The record is produced by Emmy's guitarist Euan Hinshelwood and pianist Tom Rogerson.

'First Love's tracklisting is:

'We Almost Had A Baby'
'The Easter Parade'
'On The Museum Island'
'First Love'
'The Easter Parade 2'
'Bad Things Coming, We Are Safe'
'Everything Reminds Me Of You'
'City Song'

The singer has also announced details of a 23-date UK tour, in conjunction with the album release.

Emmy The Great calls at the following venues:

Oxford Academy (January 31)
Exeter Phoenix (February 1)
Brighton Komedia (2)
Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach (3)
Gloucester Guildhall (5)
Bath Chapel Arts (6)
Reading South Street (7)
Norwich Arts Centre (9)
Colchester Arts Centre (10)
Nottingham Bodega (11)
Liverpool Academy 2 (12)
Glasgow King Tuts (14)
Aberdeen Moshulu (15)
Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire (16)
Newcastle Cluny (17)
Sheffield Plug (19)
Leeds Brudenell Social Club (20)
Hull Adelphi (21)
Stoke Sugarmill (22)
Manchester Ruby Lounge (24)
Birmingham Glee (25)
Bristol Fleece (26)
London ULU (27)

To check the availability of Emmy The Great tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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