Monday, April 4, 2011

Chris T-T - New EP & UK Headline Tour

Following the release of his seventh studio album ‘Love Is Not Rescue’ last year, national musical treasure Chris T-T releases the stunning EP ‘Words Fail Me’ on 11th April 2011 through Xtra Mile Recordings.
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The closing track on ‘Love Is Not Rescue’, ‘Words Fail Me’ sees this lyric genius reflect on his career choices and depicts, in aching honesty, the creative process of writing the album, portraying personal crisis and self-doubt. Yet it’s a song of triumph and enlightenment with an upbeat tempo and a catchy hook – the perfect example of why Chris is a renowned and revered master of songwriting. Already a favourite among the critics, both Tom Robinson and Andrew Collins have played the tracks on their 6Music shows, the latter also included ‘Love Is Not Rescue’ in his Top 10 Best Albums of 2010. Further praise has come from Radio 2 who over the past few weeks have played fellow album track, ‘Open & Shut’, and the traditional folk a capella number ‘M1 Song’ A creative powerhouse, Chris is also starting work on a follow-up album. Titled ‘The Battle of Clarkson's Lighthouse‘, it is being recorded with his band The Hoodrats and culminates with Jeremy Clarkson being thrown in the Irish Sea! It will be released later in the year with more information to come. Chris will be heading out on a solo tour in May in support of the release. All dates are below. UK HEADLINE TOUR MAY 1 BURY ST EDMONDS Fringe 2011 at The St John's Centre (SOLO) 5 Copenhagen University Studenterhuset 6 Copenhagen Christiana Private Party 20 KINGSTON Upstage at the Cricketers (SOLO) 21 Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell Watershed 22 Borchester Ambridge Organics 23 CARDIFF 10 Feet Tall (SOLO) 25 Brighton The Albert (w/ Electric Soft Parade) Thu 26 May CHELTENHAM Thirsty & Miserable at Slak (SOLO) 27 Bristol The Croft Mon 30 May ABERDEEN Lost & Found at Cellar 35 (SOLO) JUNE 1 Glasgow The 13th Note 2 Cambridge Portland Arms 25 Teesdale Club Cotherstone JULY 1 Blissfields Festival

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