Tom Robinson – Announces: ‘Only The Now’ LP + Extensive Autumn UK Tour

Tom Robinson – Announces: ‘Only The Now’ LP + Extensive Autumn UK Tour

TOM ROBINSON

ANNOUNCES FIRST ALBUM IN 20 YEARS:

‘ONLY THE NOW’

FEATURING ARRAY OF VERY SPECIAL GUESTS

+ EXTENSIVE  AUTUMN UK TOUR DATES w/ ALL STAR BAND

Inspired by the new music he has heard through his 6 Music show, Tom Robinson has returned with his first new album in twenty years.

Only The Now’ was made with award-winning producer and multi-instrumentalist Gerry Diver and will be released by Pledge Music this coming October. The album can be pre-ordered here.

The songs are as vibrant and edgy as any he’s ever written: the sound of a veteran craftsman – drawing on his long, rich fund of experience – with a renewed energy and purpose. The first track taken from the album ‘Don’t Jump, Don’t Fall’ is already out and features guest vocals from Mancunian artist Lee Forsyth Griffths.
Special guests appearing on the record include:
John Grant, Billy Bragg, Martin Carthy,Colin Firth, Nadine Shah, Lee Forsyth Griffiths, Lisa Knapp, Sir Ian McKellen, TV Smith and Nitin Sawhney.

Tom plays many festivals this summer including Latitude, Wickham and Green Man. He also plays a showcase at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in September and a 15 date tour with Kitten Pyramid throughout October and November.

Tom’s touring lineup includes Faithless drummer Andy Treacey, producer/multi instrumentalist Gerry Diver, session guitarist Adam Phillips  (Richard Ashcroft, Cher, Rod Stewart), and guest vocalist/guitarist Lee Forsyth Griffiths.

TOM ROBINSON 2015 TOUR DATES
JUNE

Sat 27th –  SOMERSET, Glastonbury

JULY

Sat 18th  –   SUFFOLK, Lattitude

AUGUST

Sun 9th –   HAMPSHIRE, Wickham Festival

Fri 21st  –   BRECON BEACONS, Green Man Festival

SEPTEMBER

Thur 17th  –  SOUTHAMPTON, The Brook

Fri 18th –   LONDON, Queen Elizabeth Hall

Sat 19th  –  RAMSBOTTOM, Ramsbottom Festival

‘The Mighty Sword Of Justice Tour’ with special guests Kitten Pyramid:

OCTOBER

Sun 25th  –   HAILSHAM, Hailsham Pavillion

Mon 26th  –  STROUD, The Convent

Tue 27th  –   BURY ST EDMUNDS, The Apex

Wed 28th  –   NEWBURY, Arlington Arts Centre

Fri 30th  –   HARPENDEN, Harpenden Public Halls

Sat 31st  –    LEAMINGTON SPA, The Assembly

NOVEMBER

Sun 1st  –   HOLMFIRTH, Picturedrome

Mon 2nd  –   CAMBRIDGE, Junction

Wed 4th  –   MANCHESTER, RNCM

Fri 6th  –   EDINBURGH, Queens Hall

Sat 7th  –   GLASGOW, Oran Mor

Sun 8th  –   ABERDEEN, Lemon Tree

Mon 9th  –  GATESHEAD, Sage

Wed 11th  –   NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms

Thur 12th –   FROME, Cheese & Grain
BIOGRAPHY

Tom Robinson is a songwriter and broadcaster born in 1950. His career started in 1975 and he enjoyed chart success fronting his own Tom Robinson Band (TRB) with hits such as Glad To Be Gay, 2-4-6-8 Motorway and Up Against The Wall. After releasing a further ten albums, he began hosting radio programmes on all the BBC’s major networks – where over the past 13 years he’s become a staunch champion of independent bands and emerging artists.

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Pre Order ‘Only The Now’ via Pledge Music here:
http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/tomrobinson

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