Lush announce second reunion show after first sells out within hours

Band will play first gigs in almost 20 years

Recently reunited shoegazers Lush have announced a second reunion show after their first date sold out within hours.

The band, who split in 1998, had already announced that they will reunite for a gig at London’s Roundhouse on May 6.

The newly announced second show will take place the following night (May 7). Find tickets here.

Lush have also confirmed that a full world tour will be announced shortly.

Lush formed in London in 1987, releasing their acclaimed debut ‘Spooky’ in 1992. Their last live show took place in Tokyo during September 1996.

Members Emma Anderson, Miki Berenyi and Phil King will reunite, with Elastica’s Justin Welch playing drums in the place of Chris Acland, who died in 1996.

“The opportunities and practicalities of reforming Lush meant that for 20 years it was an impossible undertaking,” Berenyi said of the news, adding, “but we all loved what we did, and the time is finally right for us to do it again.”

The band’s label 4AD are also reissuing their ‘best of’ compilation ‘Ciao!’ on vinyl in November, followed by a five-disc box set titled ‘Chorus’ in December.