Howard Jones will embark on a nationwide UK tour on Wednesday 11th April at the O2 Academy Bristol. This will be the first time that Howard will perform his first two studio albums Human’s Lib and Dream Into Action back to back, live in their entirety, on a full-scale nationwide UK tour.
Tickets for what promises to be an unforgettable tour of ground-breaking, classic electronic pop, will go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday 2nd December by booking online from www.ticketweb.co.uk or from the 24 hour ticket hotline 0844 477 2000. Fans that can’t wait for the Friday December 2nd general ticket on-sale date, can take advantage of a special Ticket Pre-sale with Absolute 80’s radio at 10am on Wednesday 30th November via www.absolute80s.com and www.absoluteradio.co.uk/tickets.
Howard Jones APRIL 2012 UK TOUR:
O2 Academy Bristol - Wed April 11
O2 Academy Sheffield - Thurs April 12
O2 Academy Liverpool - Fri April 13
O2 Academy Birmingham - Sat April 14
O2 Academy Newcastle - Tues April 17
O2 Academy Glasgow - Wed April 18
O2 Academy Bournemouth - Fri April 20
O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London - Sat April 21
To coincide with the tour, Howard will present a weekly four-part radio series “Electronic 80s with Howard Jones” on Absolute Radio 80's. The first show will air at 8pm on Sunday December 4th on DAB, Freesat, Virgin Media, Sky, via the Absolute 80s smartphone app available for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry, plus streamed online at absolute80s.com.
Human's Lib was first released on March 17th 1984. The album peaked at number 1 in the UK charts and spent 57 weeks in the top 40. The album includes the hit singles What Is Love?, New Song, Pearl In The Shell and Hide & Seek (the song Howard performed at Live Aid). Howard’s second album, Dream Into Action followed, and featured the hit singles Like To Get To Know You Well, Things Can Only Get Better, Look Mama, Life In One Day and the US number 1 No One Is To Blame.