Edwyn Collins to release new album ‘Understated’ in March 2013

He will also play an 11 date tour of the UK in April including a show at London's Union Chapel

Edwyn Collins is set to release his eighth solo album, ‘Understated’, on March 25, 2013.

The album has been self-produced alongside Seb Lewsley and was recorded at London’s West Heath Studios.

Collins is backed by Barrie Cadogan (Little Barrie, Primal Scream), James Walbourne (The Pretenders, Ray Davies), Carwyn Ellis (Colorama, The Pretenders), Sean Read (The Rockingbirds, Dexys), David Ruffy (The Ruts, Dexys) and Paul Cook (The Sex Pistols) on the album.


The ‘Understated’ tracklisting is:

‘Baby Jean’
‘Carry On, Carry On’
’31 Years’
‘It’s A Reason’
‘Too Bad’
‘Down The Line’
‘In The Now’
‘Love’s Been Good To Me’

Edwyn Collins also tours the UK next April to support the record’s release. He plays:

Leeds Brudenell Social Club (April 12, 2013)
Pocklington Arts Centre (13)
Hebden Bridge The Trades Club (14)
Aberdeen Lemon Tree (15)
Strathpeffer Pavilion (17)
Glasgow ABC (18)
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (20)
Birmingham Glee Club (21)
Cambridge The Junction (22)
London Union Chapel (24)
Brighton St George’s Church (25)

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