Paul Simon announces new album and UK tour – ticket details

Singer's six-date tour has a Glastonbury-shaped gap in it

Paul Simon will release his 12th solo studio album, ‘So Beautiful Or So What’, on June 13.

The singer-songwriter, whose last album ‘Surprise’ came out in 2006, has also scheduled a six-date UK tour for the summer.

The tour begins at Nottingham‘s Royal Concert Hall on June 23 and finishes at the O2 Apollo Manchester on July 3.

Simon is strongly rumoured to be playing Glastonbury this year, and tellingly has no dates announced for either June 25 or 26, the second and third day of the Worthy Farm event.

Paul Simon will play:

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (June 23)
Glasgow Clyde Auditorium (24)
Bournemouth BIC (27)
London HMV Hammersmith Apollo (28)
Birmingham NIA (30)
Manchester O2 Apollo (July 3)

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The tracklisting of ‘So Beautiful Or So What’ is:

‘Getting Ready For Christmas Day’
‘The Afterlife’
‘Dazzling Blue’
‘Love And Hard Times’
‘Love Is Eternal Sacred Light’
‘Questions For The Angels’
‘Love And Blessings’
‘So Beautiful Or So What’