JIMMY CLIFF ANNOUNCES UK TOUR DATES & NEW ALBUM
aaamusic | On 25, Feb 2012
Following his legendary appearance at Glastonbury Festival last year, Jimmy Cliff is set to return to the UK playing London’s indigO2 on May 18th and the Birmingham Ballroom on May 20th.
Singer, songwriter, musician and actor, Jimmy Cliff will be performing all of his greatest hits including “You Can Get It If You Really Want”, “The Harder they Come” (soundtrack to the film in which Jimmy starred) and “Many Rivers To Cross”. The shows precede the release of his much-anticipated new album RE.BIRTH due this summer.
With a legacy stretching back nearly 50 years, the Honorable Jimmy Cliff is still standing as one of the prime movers and continuing shapers of modern music. With a catalogue that ranks among the most influential in global culture, Cliff remains a forceful voice of power and conscience, creating new music as vital and vibrant as ever. Teamed with producer Tim Armstrong – the Rancid front man who has cited Cliff as his most admired artist – Cliff is set to release ‘RE.BIRTH’ his first full length album in seven years, a set which builds on his unparalleled history and points to a wide open future.
View a short clip about the new album here:
CONFIRMED TOUR DATES:
14-17th March – SXSW
13th April 2012 – COACHELLA
20th April 2012 – COACHELLA
18th May 2012 – indigO2 at The O2 London, UK
20th May 2012 – Ballroom, Birmingham, UK
23rd May 2012 – Mawazine Festival, Rabat, Morocco
25th May 2012 – Afro-Pfingsten Festival, Winterthur, Switzerland
26th May 2012 – Bataclan, Paris, France