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Robbie Williams announces 25th anniversary arena tour

By | Published on Monday 13 June 2022

Robbie Williams

With his new 25th anniversary compilation ‘XXV’ out in September, Robbie Williams has announced that he will be heading out to play some of his hits live in UK and Ireland arenas the following month.

The new compilation sees Williams re-record a bank of tracks from across his career – including ‘Angels’, ‘Let Me Entertain You’ and ‘Rock DJ’ – with Dutch orchestra Metropole Orkest, which is an interesting way to mark the anniversary. Though the orchestra isn’t mentioned on the tour poster, so maybe the accompanying shows will go with the less interesting usual versions of those songs.

“I’m so excited to announce my new album ‘XXV’ which celebrates many of my favourite songs from the past 25 years”, Williams said recently of the record. “Each track has a special place in my heart so it was a real thrill to record them again with the Metropole Orkest. Can’t wait for you all to hear it”.

The tour will begin on 9 Oct with the first of two nights at the O2 Arena in London. Tickets are set to go on general sale on Friday. Here are the dates:

9 Oct: London, The O2

10 Oct: London, The O2

15 Oct: Birmingham, Resorts World Arena

19 Oct: Manchester, AO Arena

21 Oct: Manchester, AO Arena

24 Oct: Glasgow, OVO Hydro

25 Oct: Glasgow, OVO Hydro

29 Oct: Dublin, 3Arena