Set to tour in March,
Allen releases preemptive single stateside leading up to album release.
By Mandy Rodgers
Potty-mouthed English singer/songwriter, gourmand, partyin’ bon
vivant and topless swimmer Lily Allen has just released her newest video for
“The Fear” off the upcoming album, It’s
Not Me, It’s You. “The Fear” looks into a darker side of celebrity life and
will hit U.S.
airwaves in January. In the UK,
“The Fear” is the “Record of the Week” on Scott Mills’ BBC Radio 1 Show.
It’s Not Me, It’s You is slated for release on Feb. 9 overseas and Feb. 10 in the US. All of the
tracks on the album look at Allen’s fear the world will soon become a place
where everything is sponsored. She co-wrote the songs with producer Greg
Kurstin, including “He Wasn’t There” and “Who’d of Known.”
3/14 Glasgow Academy
3/15 Manchester Academy
3/18 Bristol Academy
3/19 Southampton Guildhall
3/20 Brighton Dome
3/22 Norwich UEA
3/23 Birmingham Academy
3/24 Leeds Academy
Shepherd’s Bush Empire