Mark Ronson says he’ll tour with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker

Ronson also hints that the pair will team up at Glastonbury Festival

Mark Ronson has revealed that Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker will tour as part of his live band at a select number of shows this summer.

Parker appeared on three tracks from Ronson’s latest album ‘Uptown Special’ (‘Summer Breaking’, ‘Daffodils’, ‘Leaving Los Feliz’), which was released in January and topped the UK Albums Chart. Speaking to Australian radio station Triple J, Ronson revealed that Parker would tour Australia with him.

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“I wasn’t going to come to Australia and do shows if Kevin [Parker] couldn’t come do shows with us. He’s such an important part of this record,” Ronson said. “So that’s massive, the fact that we’re going to be able to play ‘Daffodils’, ‘Leaving Los Feliz’, and ‘Summer Breaking’ for the first time.”

Ronson will headline Splendour In The Grass festival in New South Wales during July, as well as other shows in the country. His live show will also consist of Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt and rapper Theophilus London.

During the Triple J interview, Ronson also hinted that Parker could team up with the DJ at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. NME approached a PR representative of Tame Impala, who could not confirm if Parker would appear with Ronson at Glastonbury.

Listen to the full interview below.

Tame Impala release third album ‘Currents’ in July via Fiction, following on from 2012’s ‘Lonerism’ and 2010 debut ‘Innerspeaker’.

Tame Impala will play a handful of UK and Ireland dates later this year. They are as follows:

Electric Picnic Festival (September 4)
End Of The Road Festival (5)
Glasgow Barrowland (8)
Liverpool Olympia (9)
Isle of Wight Bestival (10)

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