News - November 12, 2014

Take That add five more shows to their huge 2015 UK arena tour
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by Tom hmv London, Bio Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

Take That add five more shows to their huge 2015 UK arena tour

Take That have extended their UK and Ireland arena tour, adding five more dates.

The pop veterans will tour in support of their new album III, now playing 29 dates in all. Ella Henderson will support at all of the shows. 

The band have added two more shows at London's O2 Arena, taking their overall total to seven nights there, and one more night in Birmingham, taking their total at the LG Arena to four. They have also added two more shows in Manchester. 

The tour starts with three dates at Glasgows SSE Hydro Arena on April 28th before moving onto Belfast for two shows there. 

The band will then play two shows in Dublin, four in Birmingham, two in Newcastle, seven in Manchester, two in Sheffield and will end with seven nights at London's O2 Arena. 

III is the seventh album of the band's career and their first since 2010's Progress, it will come out on December 1st this year. 

III has been recorded as a trio after the departure of founding member Jason Orange. Though Orange only announced his departure two weeks ago, he has made no contribution to the new album.

Take That have worked with a number of big-name collaborators on the new album, including ELO frontman Jeff Lynne, Lily Allen collaborator Greg Kurstin and U2 producer Stuart Price. 

Tickets will go onsale on Thursday (November 13th). You can find more details here. 


Take That will play:

Glasgow SSE Hydro (April 28, 30, May 1) 
Belfast Odyssey Arena (4, 5)
Dublin 3Arena (8, 9)
Birmingham LG Arena (11, 14, 15, 16)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (18, 19)
Manchester Arena (21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (June 1, 2)
London O2 Arena (4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12)

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