The credibly cartoon-voiced chanteuse to tour with 12-piece band...

Macy Gray, nominated for the NME CARLING PREMIER BEST NEW ARTIST AWARD at the NME PREMIER AWARDS at the London EC4 Mermaid Theatre on February 1, has announced plans to tour the UK with a twelve piece band.

She will play Brighton Centre (March 26), Bournemouth IC (27), Birmingham NEC (30), Manchester Apollo (April 2 & 3) and Wembley Arena (5).

Following the huge success of single ‘I Try’, Macy Gray also releases the follow up, ‘Still’, on March 13 through Epic Records.

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