October 23, 2018

The Good, The Bad & The Queen announce mini UK tour and new single

Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Paul Simonon and Simon Tong have today revealed details of their upcoming album, Merrie Land, and plans of the short UK tour in December.

Merrie Land will be released on 16th November 2018 on CD, limited CD book, download and various vinyl editions. Please visit the album's Discography page for more details about the editions.

The tracklisting and cover artwork for the album are as follows:

      01. Introduction
      02. Merrie Land
      03. Gun To The Head
      04. Nineteen Seventeen
      05. The Great Fire
      06. Lady Boston
      07. Drifters & Trawlers
      08. The Truce Of Twilight
      09. Ribbons
      10. The Last Man To Leave
      11. The Poison Tree

Merrie Land album cover

The album's title track was premiered earlier today on Steve Lamacq's show on BBC Radio 6 Music. Shortly afterwards, the promo video for the song was uploaded on the band's official YouTube channel.

The Good, The Bad & The Queen will give a taster of their current live sound on BBC Two's Later... with Jools Holland on 30th October. An extended cut of the programme will be shown on the night of 3rd/4th November.

The band's upcoming tour dates are:

      1 Dec - North Pier, Blackpool, UK
      2 Dec - SWG3, Glasgow, UK
      4 Dec - EartH, London, UK
      5 Dec - EartH, London, UK
      6 Dec - EartH, London, UK

Tickets for the gigs go on sale on Friday, 26th October at 9am BST.

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