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Fish Announces April Headline Tour Due to Phenomenal Demand

Fish Announces April Headline Tour Due to Phenomenal Demand

Iconic Scottish singer, songwriter and ex-Marillion frontman FISH has announced new tour dates in April, as part of a re-scheduled series of European shows. These dates come straight off the back of a hugely successful sold-out run of the UK with the ‘Farewell To Childhood Tour’ in December last year, which included two sold out shows at London’s Islington Assembly Hall.

‘Farewell To Childhood’ saw FISH perform Marillion’s 1985 chart-topping album Misplaced Childhood in full for the very last time to an absolutely incredible reaction across Europe. However certain shows in Holland and Germany needed to be re-scheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, so FISH has decided to extend this run of dates to include some new shows, giving fans who were unable to get tickets last year a final chance to experience the ‘Farewell To Childhood’ live show.

The 17-date tour features six UK shows including a return to London’s Islington Assembly Hall on April 29th before the last ever performance of Misplaced Childhood at the already sold-out venue The Robin in Bilston on May 1st.

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FISH EUROPEAN LIVE DATES
09/04 – Newcastle, 02 Academy
10/04 – Nottingham, Rock City
11/04 – Aylesbury, Waterside
13/04 – Koln, Essigfabrik
14/04 – Rendsburg, Nordmarkthalle *
15/04 – German date (details TBA soon)
17/04 – German date (details TBA soon)
19/04 – Amsterdam, Melkweg * SOLD OUT
20/04 – Tilburg, 013 *
22/04 – Groningen, Oosterpoort *
23/04 – Haltern, am See *
24/04 – German date (details TBA soon)
26/04 – Karlsruhe, Tollhaus
27/04 – Luxembourg, Centre Cultural Dudelange
29/04 – London, Islington Assembly Hall
30/04 – Salisbury, Town Hall
01/05 – Bilston, The Robin SOLD OUT

* re-scheduled show

UK tickets are priced at £27.50 and available from the usual outlets

Celebrating the breadth of his musical career, FISH has also begun the release of re-mastered albums from his extensive back catalogue of solo full-length releases, with eight planned for release by the end of 2016. Albums to be re-released include; Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors (1990), Internal Exile (1991), Songs from The Mirror (1993), Suits (1994), Sunsets on Empire (1997), Raingods with Zippos (1999), Fellini Days (2001) and Field of Crows (2004),

The first three remastered releases, Sunsets on Empire, Raingods With Zippos and Fellini Days, are available now and include previously unreleased demos and live recordings. They can be purchased exclusively on the merchandise stalls throughout the Farewell To Childhood tour and also through the Fishheads.club mail-order service.

All the releases have been remastered, repackaged and reborn in hardback covered books (140 x 126mm) with three CD wallets inside accompanied with 48 pages of original illustrations, artwork and photos.

FISH has also constructed an all-encompassing and highly detailed set of sleeve notes for each release that give background to the albums, the stories behind the lyrics, the writing and recording sessions, and the subsequent touring and band line-ups that were enlisted with them.

All the releases are priced at £16.99 + VAT.

About Louise Swift

I first went to a gig in 1981, Gillan at Leeds University. I've been a regular gig goer ever since. I haven't kept count of how many gigs I've been to over the intervening years, but it's a lot! My favourite bands are AC/DC then, in no particular order, Anti-Nowhere League, Slaughter and the Dogs, Towers of London and Dirt Box Disco. I tend to like Glam/Punk and rude offensive lyrics, not sure what that says about me but as Animal would say 'So What!' The question was recently put to me - did I write for any online publications? My reply - No, but I'd like to! Planetmosh was suggested and I found myself offering to review Aces High Festival. Easy peasy I thought! Well not quite, if a jobs worth doing it's worth doing well! I had sixteen bands to research. I found I actually enjoyed that and it kept me too busy to be making lunatic comments on Facebook! ;) Then I felt a bit inadequately qualified. I mean, who am I to comment on others, when my musical expertise extends to being able to play a mean Greensleeves on the recorder and a passable Annie's song on the flute! Haven't picked up either instrument for years! What I do have, however, is over 30 years of experience as a gig goer, so I can comment on what I like and what I don't! It's only my opinion and, if I don't like a band it doesn't mean they are bad, just not to my own liking. I admire anyone who has the guts to get up on that stage and have a go!