John Newman UK Tour Tickets
Rising star John Newman has announced a major UK tour for January/February 2014. The tour follows hot on the heels of Newman’s recent triumphant homecoming show in Settle and his sold-out UK tour. John and full band will be bringing his “Tribute” album to life from January 27.
Tickets then go on general sale from 9.00am Monday 21 October.
[quote]”His sound echoes the lyrical outpouring and bleeding hearts of Otis Redding and Amy Winehouse…the neo-soul man is set to charm the world. Like Adele’s 21 it’s a modern day pop star’s break up album” Q[/quote]
Hailing from Settle in the Yorkshire Dales, and possessing a voice that has been compared to some of the soul greats, Newman began playing guitar and writing his own songs aged just 14 and soon learned how to record and produce himself, making his own house tracks and DJing.
A few years later and all the influences start to stack up to form the basis of John’s sound. Think the pure soul and groove of early Stax and Motown, add a dash of James Brown and Prince, a smattering of Black Keys, and mix it all together with a bit of Dangermouse. It’s all in there, it’s all great, but what really hits you is his voice.