TLC announce first ever UK tour Autumn 2017
Tickets general on-sale 14th July 2017
Sunday 5 Nov 2017 Bournemouth International Centre
Wednesday 8 Nov 2017 Manchester O2 Apollo
Thursday 9 Nov 2017 Glasgow Armadillo
Saturday 11 Nov 2017 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Monday 13 Nov 2017 London Eventim Apollo
Thursday 16 Nov 2017 Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
New album ‘TLC’ is out now.
“TLC’s anthems of respect and empowerment stood out above all others…genre-defining pioneers” Guardian
“One of the most confounding acts to enter the mainstream…upending expectations of what an all-female group should sound like” The Quietus
“The thirst for the smooth tunes of TLC in these dark and unsettling times is stronger than ever.” Hunger.
“All your R&B dreams have come true.” i-D
Following their joyous- comeback show at London’s Koko (which sold out immediately) , iconic girl-group TLC have just announced their first ever UK tour for Autumn 2017 .
Performing live with a full band, horn section, dancers and choir to an ecstatic audience, this emotional night was met with critical acclaim:
“truly worth the wait” (Evening Standard, ****)“a force field, packing wisdom and physical energy” (Guardian, ****)
“it was one of those hairs on the back of the neck moments” (i-D)
The band have also just released their brand new album ‘TLC’ which has been – as the opening lyric of their first single release from the album ‘Way Back’ suggests – a long, long time coming.” This is the sound of a band not only reflecting on their sometimes-turbulent roots but also facing forwards, towards a bright future…though their past is truly ground-breaking. Having sold over 65 million records worldwide, TLC are not only the best-selling American girl group of all time; with 4 Grammy Awards, 4 multi-platinum albums (two of which went Diamond), ten Top 10 singles and four Number 1s, theirs is an influence – across music, fashion and female friendship – which defined and continues to define generations.
After largely stepping back from the public eye since the tragic passing of Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes, a Kickstarter campaign was launched to contribute towards recording the new album, and became the most-funded in the company’s history (with the likes of Katy Perry amongst the first to donate). Early live shows as a duo, which saw them play sold out arenas in Japan – where they became the first artist to be awarded MTV’s Legend Award since Michael Jackson – and also in the US and Australia illustrate a renewed confidence; mixing iconic hits like ‘Waterfalls’, ‘No Scrubs’ and ‘Creep’ with new material from ‘TLC’.
With their first ever UK tour now on the horizon, ‘TLC’ suggests a band that are unquestionably back where they’re supposed to be – and unquestionably still Crazy, Sexy, Cool.
American Express Invites® Presale tickets for Cardmembers go on sale 10am Tuesday 11th July 2017 until 10pm Thursday 13th July 2017. For more information, go to www.amex.co.uk/invites
Tickets go on general sale Friday 14th July 2017 9am available from: www.ticketmaster.co.uk
The critically acclaimed brand new album ‘TLC’ is out now! Includes the singles ‘Way Back’ feat. Snoop Dogg & ‘It’s Sunny’ plus 5 bonus tracks inc. ‘No Scrubs’, ‘Creep’, ‘Unpretty’, ‘Baby-Baby-Baby’ & ‘Diggin’ On You’ on CD and Deluxe Digital
**** The Guardian
**** The Sun
**** The Times
**** Daily Star
**** Evening Standard
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