Echo & The Bunnymen announce new album and 2018 UK tour

The Liverpool band last released a full-length studio record back in 2014 with their twelfth album 'Meteorites'

Echo & The Bunnymen have announced their return with a new studio album and a fresh set of UK tour dates for 2018 – check out details of both below.

The veteran Liverpool-formed band last released a full-length studio record with 2014’s ‘Meteorites’, which was their twelfth album.

Echo And The Bunnymen have now announced news of their next studio album, ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’. The new record will feature a mix of both new material and “Bunnymen classics transformed… with strings and things attached.”


The new album is set for release in May 2018 – check out the band’s full statement about the release below.

Echo & The Bunnymen – The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon

We’re proud to announce our brand new studio album and some very special UK tour dates, culminating at London’s Royal Albert Hall! ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’ will be released in May 2018 and will feature Bunnymen classics transformed and new songs with strings and things attached. the album from the Official Store on the above link before Wednesday 29th November 9am to access the fan ticket pre-sale this Wednesday 29th November from 10am, ahead of the general sale on Friday 1st December. We hope to see you on the tour! 23 May 2018 – Edinburgh Usher Hall25 May 2018 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall26 May 2018 – Birmingham Symphony Hall28 May 2018 – Manchester Bridgewater Hall30 May 2018 – Gateshead Sage1 Jun 2018 – London Royal Albert Hall #TheStarsTheOceansAndTheMoon

Posted by Echo and the Bunnymen on Friday, November 24, 2017

In addition to the release of ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’, Echo & The Bunnymen will also hit the road for a new set of UK tour dates in May 2018.

The live jaunt – which will visit some of the country’s grandest music venues – will culminate with a big show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 1, 2018.

Check out Echo & The Bunnymen’s forthcoming UK touring schedule below.

May 2018


23 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
25 – Philharmonic, Liverpool
26 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
28 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
30 – Sage, Gateshead

June 2018

1 – Royal Albert Hall, London

Tickets for the newly-announced dates will go on sale at 9am on Friday (December 1) – head here for more details.