Paloma Faith Reveals New Single & Tour Dates

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After her third album, A Perfect Contradiction, entered the charts at #2 regardless of tough competition, Paloma Faith has revealed she is lifting 60s inspired ballad ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’ as the second single. It is scheduled for release May 12th. On top of this, the lavish pop star has announced new UK dates for an October/November tour.

Fans who are keen to snap up tickets for the arenas and concert halls near them will be pleased to know tickets go on sale April 4th at 10am. Early information indicates that tickets will range from £30 to £45 depending on city and venue and, with festival appearances booked for this Summer, they look set to sell well already. Faith’s previous tours have taken her to parts of the UK and North America but the first leg of this Autumn 2014 tour promises to boast her biggest audiences to date.

A Perfect Contradiction was well received by fans and critics alike, hailing it “upbeat” and “consistent” compared to her previous releases. Lead single, Pharrell produced ‘Can’t Rely On You‘ debuted at #10 in the Singles Chart and has gone on to become an iconic Paloma single. Offering up a different, more familiar, side to the artist, Faith has chosen ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’ as the follow up, a melancholic melodramatic retro bathed ballad. It’s a far cry from the previous single but highlights her versatility and adaptability as an artist.

Paloma is set to visit over 20 UK cities across the two months after her Bestival headline slot. Dates are as follows:

OCTOBER

Tue 28 Oct                  Sheffield City Hall
Wed 29 Oct                Southend Cliff Pavillion
Fri 31 Oct                    Hull City Hall

NOVEMBER

 Sat 1 Nov                    York Barbican
Sun 2 Nov                    Leeds O2 Academy
Tue 4 Nov                     Liverpool Empire
Wed 5 Nov                 Manchester O2 Apollo
Sat 8 Nov                       Plymouth Pavillions
Sun 9 Nov                  Reading Hexagon
Mon 10 Nov               Birmingham Symphony Hall
Wed 12 Nov               Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Thu 13 Nov                 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Fri 14 Nov                   Leicester De Montford Hall
Sun 16 Nov                 Glasgow Clyde Auditorium
Mon 17 Nov               Aberdeen Music Hall
Tue 18 Nov                 Newcastle City Hall
Thu 20 Nov                 Bath Forum
Fri 21 Nov                  Brighton Centre
Sat 22 Nov                  Wolverhampton Civic Hall
Mon 24 Nov               Folkstone Leas Cliff Hall
Tue 25 Nov                 London Hammersmith Apollo

Tickets go on sale Friday 4th April at 10am, available from Gigs And Tours or See Tickets.