Echo & The Bunnymen have announced ‘The Very Best Of’ 2024 UK tour – find all details down below.
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The Liverpudlian band will perform a setlist taken from the best of their 40-year-long career. It will include songs all the way up to their most recent LP, 2018’s ‘The Stars, The Ocean and The Moon’.
They will then embark on a tour throughout the UK, where they’ll stop off at Brighton (3), Cardiff (10), Manchester (16) and more. ‘The Very Best Of’ tour will end with a hometown show at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre.
Tickets will go on sale this Friday (November 3) at 10am – purchase yours here.
Echo & The Bunnymen will play:
02 – NORWICH Nick Rayns LCR
03 – BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
05 – BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy Bournemouth
06 – BRISTOL Bristol Beacon
08 – LONDON Roundhouse
10 – CARDIFF Great Hall – Student’s Union
12 – NOTTINGHAM Rock City
13 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
16 – MANCHESTER Albert Hall
19 – SHEFFIELD City Hall
20 – GLASGOW Barrowland
22 – LEEDS O2 Academy Leeds
23 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 City Hall
25 – LIVERPOOL Liverpool Empire Theatre
Echo & The Bunnymen last went on tour in September this year, where they played their classic 1984 album ‘Ocean Rain’ with a full orchestra. The album contains their hit song ‘The Killing Moon’, which frontman Ian McCulloch described as “the greatest song ever written”: “For me ‘The Killing Moon’ is more than just a song.
“It’s a psalm, almost hymnal. It’s about everything, from birth to death to eternity and God – whatever that is – and the eternal battle between fate and the human will. It contains the answer to the meaning of life. It’s my ‘To be or not to be…’”