Tame Impala’s Cameron Avery announces UK solo tour

Tickets for the five-date UK tour go on sale this Friday (January 27).

Tame Impala‘s Cameron Avery has announced a solo tour of the UK for April.

The band’s bassist – also a singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist – will be supporting his debut solo album ‘Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams’, which drops on March 10.

Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday (January 27). Check out the full list of dates below.

Tue April 11 2017 – GLASGOW Kings Tuts
Wed April 12 2017 – MANCHESTER Deaf Institute
Thu April 13 2017 – LONDON Dingwalls
Fri April 14 2017 – LEEDS Brudenell Social Club
Sat April 15 2017 – BRIGHTON Haunt

Avery previously said of the inspirations behind the album: “I wanted to make something that sounded like the old records I love — Johnny Hartman, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Sarah Vaughan, Etta James — the big band stuff with less metaphorical lyrics.”

Avery has also shared a single from the album. Listen to ‘Wasted On Fidelity’ below.

Cameron Avery – Wasted On Fidelity by antirecords

“Wasted On Fidelity” by Cameron Avery from the album ‘Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams,’ available March 10th Pre-order on vinyl & CD: http://www.anti.com/store Pre-order on iTunes: http://found.ee/CARDPD_iTunes Official Site: http://cameronavery.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CameronAveryMusic/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cameronavery Instagram: http://instagram.com/cameron__avery

New York-based Avery, who was drummer in Pond before he joined Tame Impala in 2014, said the “whole landscape of the record changed” when he started working on new music in LA.

“I just started saying ‘yes’ to things while making the album,” he explained. “I figured: I’m in my mid-20s, I play in a band, I live in Los Angeles—I’m ripe to dream. But the pipe dream, the underlying theme of the album, if you really listen, is that all I really want is to have someone in my life and to be in love.”

Check out the tracklisting below.

‘A Time And Place’
‘Do You Know Me By Heart?’
‘Dance With Me’
‘Wasted On Fidelity’
‘Big Town Girl’
‘The Cry Of Captain Hollywood’
‘Watch Me Take It Away’
‘An Ever Jarring Moment

‘C’est Toi (extended)’

Tame Impala’s frontman Kevin Parker revealed in November that the band will be taking a break in 2017.