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Paloma Faith announces political new album, tour dates

By | Published on Friday 22 September 2017

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith has announced that she will return with her fourth album, ‘The Architect’, on 17 Nov. Her last LP, ‘A Perfect Contradiction’, was released in 2014.

Working with Sia, John Legend, Starsmith, Tobias Jesso Jr, Eg White and Rag N Bone Man, as well as actor Samuel L Jackson and journalist Owen Jones, among others, the record sees Faith taking a political view on the state of the world

“‘The Architect’ is a social observation record”, she says. “I was adamant that I wouldn’t write about love. I wanted to look outside of myself. I’m coming at politics from the perspective of the common man or woman, observing why people are suffering. Each song on the record is about a different pocket of the socio-political world that I’ve been delving into”.

She continues: “I wanted to write something more modern. On previous albums I’ve been more concerned with the past, but now I’m looking forward because of motherhood and wanting to change things for a better future. It’s a marriage of old and new”.

Alongside the album announcement comes the video for first single ‘Crybaby’.¬†Watch that here:

She’s also announced UK tour dates for March next year, which are as follows:

2 Mar: Leeds, First Direct Arena
3 Mar: Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
5 Mar: Aberdeen, BHGE Arena
6 Mar: Glasgow, SSE Hydro
8 Mar: Manchester Arena
9 Mar: Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
11 Mar: Bournemouth, BIC
12 Mar: Brighton Centre
14 Mar: London, O2 Arena
17 Mar: Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
20 Mar: Liverpool Echo Arena
21 Mar: Birmingham, Genting Arena
23 Mar: Belfast, SSE Arena
24 Mar: Dublin, 3Arena