Tricky Headed to the U.S.

 

Major market tour
supporting new album, due Sept. 9.

 

By Fred Mills

 

As previously announced, Tricky’s new album Knowle West Boy arrives Sept. 9 via
Domino, and a few days prior to that he’ll arrive in the U.S. with his band to do a string
of major-market dates. Full itinerary is below. He’s also slated to do the
Letterman show on Sept. 3.

 

The press hype on the album:

 

 

Produced by Tricky, with Switch on mixing duties, Knowle West Boy is named after the urban ghetto where Tricky was raised. The
album finds
Tricky
reaching into the post-punk, Two-Tone, reggae, hip hop and pure pop he grew up
adoring and twisting it all into surreal songscapes; creating the most varied and accessible set of his career.  Knowle West Boy, was released last month in the UK to
rave reviews. Q
Magazine
called the collection vivacious“, the
NME  proclaims that  
Tricky’s
back”
 and Uncut states it’s “his best
album in at least a decade.”
 

 

 

Watch your friendly neighborhood BLURT for a review of the
album…

 

 

Tricky Tour Dates:

 

9/4 – New York, NY – The Fillmore At Irving Plaza

9/5 – Philadelphia,
PA – The Trocadero

9/6 – Washington,
DC – 9:30 Club

9/8 – Chicago,
IL – House Of Blues

9/9 – Toronto, ONT – Phoenix

9/11 – Anaheim,
CA – House Of Blues

9/12 – Los Angeles,
CA – Henry Fonda Theatre

9/14 – San
Francisco, CA – The
Independent

 

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