Blossoms announce details of new album, UK tour and Manchester Arena date



Blossoms will play Manchester Arena as they tour their new album next year, Getintothis’ Lewis Ridley marvels at their rise.

It’s not that long since we were talking about Stockport outfit Blossoms playing 500-cap venues.

They did the hard yards, there’s no doubt. But from the support tours of 2013 and 2014, they began to build a fan base and, more importantly, a discography of songs that has taken their set from a second fiddle 6 songs to a headline show.

A headline show, no less, at their neighbouring Manchester Arena. They’ll play there as part of their UK tour next year, in support of their third album Foolish Loving Spaces.

Crafted with James Skelly and co. at Parr Street Studios, the album features the single Your Girlfriend, which reared its head just before their gig in their true hometown at Edgeley Park.

The album will be released on January 31, 2020.

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Special guests on the 2020 tour will be The Magic Gang, with FEVER opening on all shows March 7 to 17, and The Lathums opening March 18 to 28.

Blossoms will play:

7 March – The LCR, UEA, Norwich
8 March – Margate Winter Gardens, Margate
10 March – Rock City, Nottingham
11 March – O2 Academy, Sheffield
12 March – Bath Forum, Bath
14 March – The Great Hall, Exeter
15 March – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
17 March – The O2 Forum, London
18 March – The O2 Forum, London
19 March – The O2 Forum, London
21 March – Hull Bonus Arena, Hull
22 March – O2 Academy, Glasgow
24 March – O2 Academy, Leeds
25 March – O2 Academy, Newcastle
27 March – O2 Academy, Birmingham
28 March – Manchester Arena, Manchester