The Bluetones 'Slide away with single and tour...

THE BLUETONES release a new single ‘MUDSLIDE’ in October, and at the same time will embark in a novel tour where fans are invited to select some of the set-list.

‘Mudslide’, the third single from third album ‘Science & Nature’, will be released through The Bluetones‘ own Superior Quality Recordings on October 16. The band are currently working on new b-sides in a studio in London.

Prior to the full tour, they will play a fan/invited guest only show at Skyscrape in central London on September 27. The show will be recorded for future broadcast on NHK, Japanese national television.

During the 17-date UK tour – kicking off in Hull on October 13 – the band will perform ten tracks as chosen by their audience. Fans are invited to vote for their favourite three tracks from the entire Bluetones back catalogue. The top ten, whether they be a-sides, b-sides or album tracks, will be played. Fans can vote through the Bluetones official website [url=]

The tour dates in full are: Hull University (October 13) Oxford Brookes University (14) Warwick Universary (15) Liverpool University (17) Lancaster Sugarhouse (18) Glasgow Barrowlands (19) Newcastle University (21) Sheffield University (22) Leeds Metropolitan University (23) Leicester De Montford University (25) Northampton Roadmender (26) Bristol University Anson Rooms (27) Cardiff University Great Hall (29) Brighton Centre East Wing (30) Cambridge Junction (31) Ipswich Corn Exchange (2) London Shepherds Bush Empire (3)

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