Following much speculation, Robert Plant has now confirmed that his anticipated new album, ‘Carry Fire’, will be released on 13 October 2017, via Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records.
‘Carry Fire’, his eleventh solo album and first full-length release since 2014’s acclaimed ‘lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar’, was produced by Robert at Top Cat studio in Box, Wiltshire with additional recordings at Real World and Rockfield studios.
As with his last full-length release ‘lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar’, Robert is accompanied by The Sensational Space Shifters: John Baggott on keyboards, moog, loops, percussion, drums, brass arrangement, t’bal, snare drum, slide guitar, piano, electric piano, bendir; Justin Adams on guitar, acoustic guitar, oud, E-bow quartet, percussion, snare drum, tambourine; Dave Smith on bendir, tambourine, djembe, drum kit; and Liam “Skin” Tyson on dobro, guitar, acoustic guitar, pedal steel, twelve-string.
Alongside the release, Robert Plant and the Space Shifters (which now includes Seth Lakeman who appeared on three tracks on ‘Carry Fire’) will also play a host of UK tour dates across November and December.
Thurs 16th – Plymouth, Plymouth Pavilions
Fri 17th – Bristol, Bristol Colston Hall
Mon 20th – Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Civic
Wed 22nd – Wales, Llandudno Venue Cymru
Fri 24th – Newcastle, Newcastle City Hall
Sat 25th – Liverpool, Liverpool Olympia
Mon 27th – Glasgow, Glasgow SEC Armadillo
Tues 28th – Scotland, Perth Concert Hall
Thurs 30th – Manchester, Manchester O2 Apollo
Sat 2nd – Northern Ireland, Belfast Ulster Hall
Sun 3rd – Dublin, Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Weds 6th – Sheffield, Sheffield City Hall
Fri 8th – London, London Royal Albert Hall
Mon 11th – Portsmouth, Portsmouth Guildhall
Tues 12th – Birmingham, Birmingham Symphony Hall
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Tickets go on general sale 25th August