Veteran singer John Martyn is to play his legendary album ‘Solid Air’ in full at the ‘Don’t Look Back’ season of gigs in London.
The star will perform the album, released in 1973, in full at the Barbican Theatre on September 11.
Also, both Ennio Morricone and Low have added second shows due to demand – Morricone is performing a selection of his film soundtracks while Low are playing their 2001 LP ‘Things We Lost In the Fire’.
The ‘Don’t Look Back’ concept revolves around getting acts to play one of their seminal albums in its entirety.
The list of shows announced so far is:
Green on Red performing ‘Gas Food Lodging’
KOKO, July 18
Ennio Morricone performing his film soundtracks (Arena Concerto)
Hammersmith Apollo, July 19/20
Girls Against Boys performing ‘Venus Luxure No1 Baby’
KOKO, July 21
Nightmares On Wax performing ‘Smoker’s Delight’
Shepherds Bush Empire, July 22
Isis performing ‘Oceanic’
KOKO, July 23
Teenage Fanclub performing ‘Bandwagonesque’
The Forum, July 24
Tortoise performing ‘Millions Now Living Will Never Die’
KOKO, July 25
Low performing ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’
KOKO, July 26/27
John Martyn performing ‘Solid Air’
Barbican Theatre, September 11
For ticket availability, go to NME.COM/Gigs.
More acts are due to be announced soon.