Deacon Blue new Album ‘Believers’ and UK tour details

Posted on 1 November 2016
By Kenny Baker
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Deacon Blue further their huge creative and commercial renaissance with the success of their brand new studio album, ‘Believers’ which sees the band achieve their highest chart position in 22 years. The album entered the UK chart at No 13.

Ricky Ross said of the album news “What a great achievement, thank you so much to everyone at earMusic, our brilliant promo team and of course everyone who bought the record. We really are over the moon.”

Max Vaccaro GM of earMusic : “We are very happy that our first album together with Deacon Blue has been such a success in the UK.”
Jonathan Green earMusic UK added “It’s been a fantastic experience to have Deacon Blue, an iconic band, returning with one of their best albums to date, and to have it achieving this success.”

Believers continues a songwriting trajectory that started with The Hipsters in 2012 and continued with ‘A New House’ in 2014. Songwriting that is both rich, idiosyncratic sharply honed and inevitably coloured by a sense of urgency to make sense of recent events, both personal and global.

 ‘The Believers’ is the band’s 8th studio album and consists of 12 tracks, written or co-written by Ricky Ross.  The record was produced and mixed by producer and friend Paul Savage (Mogwai, Arab Strap, The Twilight Sad, Wu Lyf) who previously worked with the band on ‘The Hipsters’.  Two tracks were mixed by Grammy award winning Michael Brauer (Coldplay, John Mayor)

The band embark on a UK tour this December, full tour dates below.

Tue, Nov 8th – Olympia, Dublin, 
Wed, Nov 9th – Waterfront, Belfast,
Fri, Nov 11th – Perth Concert Hall, Perth
Sat, Nov 12th – Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield,
Mon, Nov 14th – Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 
Tue, Nov 15th – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, 
Wed, Nov 16th – Royal Festival Hall London, 
Fri, Nov 18th – Colston Hall Bristol,
Sat, Nov 19th -Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth, 
Sun, Nov 20th – The Brighton Centre Brighton,
Tue, Nov 22nd – St. David’s Hall Cardiff, 
Wed, Nov 23rd – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 
Fri, Nov 25th – Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 
Sat, Nov 26th- Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool, 
Sun, Nov 27th – Hall, Dundee, Dundee, 
Tue, Nov 29th – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 
Wed, Nov 30th – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 
Thu, Dec 1st – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 
Sat, Dec 3rd – Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Aberdeen, 
Sun, Dec 4th – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow