ALBUM NEWS: Levellers to mark 30th anniversary with new acoustic collection Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 13:27

As part of their 30th anniversary celebrations next year, Brighton folk-punk band Levellers will be releasing a new retrospective compilation, ‘We The Collective’ on 9 March via their own label, On The Fiddle Recordings.


Levellers We The Collective


The album will feature new acoustic arrangements for eight of their previous singles, including ‘Liberty’, ‘Hope Street’ and ‘One Way’, as well as two new songs, ‘Shame’ and ‘Drug Bust McGee’, all recorded at Abbey Road Studios with producer John Leckie (Radiohead, Stone Roses).


Levellers will head out on a full acoustic tour in February and March, when they will be playing the new arrangements with guest musicians, starting at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival: 


Thursday 1 February – Glasgow, Old Fruitmarket (Celtic Connections Festival)

Friday 2 February – Wrexham, William Aston Hall

Saturday 3 February – Preston, Charter Theatre (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 4 February – London, Roundhouse (In The Round Festival)

Tuesday 13 March – Buxton, Opera House

Wednesday 14 March – Cheltenham, Town Hall

Thursday 15 March – Yeovil, Westlands

Friday 16 March – York, Barbican

Saturday 17 March – Milton Keynes, The Stables (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 18 March – Liverpool, Philhamonic

Tuesday 20 March – Basingstoke, The Anvil

Wednesday 21 March – Cambridge, Corn Exchange

Thursday 22 March – Leicester, De Montfort Hall

Friday 23 March – Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion

Saturday 24 March – Winchester, Cathedral (SOLD OUT)


Support on the tour (except Glasgow and London) will come from Ginger Wildheart.