Ash announce ‘Free All Angels’ anniversary tour – ticket details

Charlotte Hatherley will rejoin Northern Irish trio for five special shows

Ash have announced a UK tour for October to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their third full-length studio album ‘Free All Angels’.

The band will be rejoined by former guitarist Charlotte Hatherley for the tour. Hatherley quit the band in 2006 to pursue a solo career and has since released three solo albums and played in the backing outfits of KT Tunstall, Client and Bat For Lashes

The tour takes in five shows, beginning at Birmingham‘s HMV Institute on October 20 and finishing up at London‘s HMV Forum on October 25.


During the gigs, the band will play ‘Free All Angels’ in its entirety before returning for an extended ‘Greatest Hits’ set.

Ash will play:

HMV Institute Birmingham (October 20)
O2 Academy Bristol (21)
O2 Glasgow ABC (22)
HMV Ritz Manchester (23)
HMV London Forum (25)

Tickets go onsale on Friday (August 12) at 9am (BST). To check the availability of Ash tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Ash have also announced details of a new compilation, which has been titled ‘The Best Of Ash’ and will be released on October 17.

The compilation will take tracks from across their career, including early hits ‘Oh Yeah’, ‘Girl From Mars’ and ‘Burn Baby Burn’ and more recent tracks like ‘Arcadia’ and ‘Return Of The White Rabbit’.


‘The Best Of Ash’ will also feature a re-recorded version of the band’s debut single ‘Jack Names The Planets’ and the band’s never before seen tour documentary ‘Teenage Wildlife’.

The tracklisting for ‘The Best Of Ash’ is as follows:

‘Girl From Mars’
‘Kung Fu’
‘Angel Interceptor’
‘Oh Yeah’
‘A Life Less Ordinary’
‘Wild Surf’
‘Shining Light’
‘Burn Baby Burn’
‘Walking Barefoot’
‘You Can’t Have It All’
‘Twilight Of The Innocents’
‘Return Of White Rabbit’
‘Jack Names The Planets’ (2011 re-recording)