The Mercury Prize winner gets greasy
Badly Drawn Boy is to play a gig in a chip shop to launch his new album.
The final venue will be decided by a fan vote from a shortlist of ten chip shops around the country.
Chippies including Ann’s Fry in Glasgow and Toffs in London are amongst those in consideration.
The cover art of Damon Gough’s new album, ‘Back In The UK’, features the Mancunian Mercury Prize winner outside a chip shop.
Votes for the following chip shops can be cast at Badlydrawnboy.co.uk/:
Ann’s Fry – Glasgow
Smith’s Ideal Fisheries – Grimsby
Brett’s Fish Restaurant – Leeds
Mr Chips – Hereford
Toffs – London
Ocean Fish Bar – Wolverhampton
Bardsleys – Brighton
Rock & Sole Plaice – London
Brunswick Fish & Chips – Manchester
Magnet – Bristol
Gough has also announced a UK tour, calling at the following venues:
Glasgow ABC (October 25)
Newcastle University (26)
Sheffield Leadmill (27)
Keele University (28)
Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (November 1)
Cambridge Junction (2)
Portsmouth Pyramid (4)
Bloomsbury Ballroom (5)
For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.