From the end of January, I will be on the road for most of 2018 in support of ‘To The Bone’. Although the tour will be based around the new album, with a fair bit of Hand.Cannot.Erase. still in the set too, I will also be delving into my back catalogue and plan to make part of the show each … Read More
I was very honoured to be invited to appear in a feature length documentary about one of my all time favourite bands XTC, which will premiere next week on Sky Arts, 7th October at 9pm. Directed by Charlie Thomas, who also made the excellent 10cc documentary for the BBC, this is a very serious (but also funny) telling of the … Read More
I’m very pleased to reveal the Lasse Hoile directed video for ‘Nowhere Now’, filmed in various stunning locations in the Atacama Desert in Chile earlier this year, including the space observatories at Alma and Paranal. Meanwhile due to overwhelming demand, a 3rd and final date at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London has been added for Thursday 29th March … Read More
I’m happy to announce a return to the USA & Canada in April and May of next year with my band, and with a new show based on the current album To The Bone. As well as featuring songs from that album there will be favourites from previous tours, as well as some of my older songs that haven’t been … Read More
For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been hopping around Europe armed with only a laptop, appearing on various radio shows to promote To the Bone. This included performances of Permanating and Sign O the Times on French channel RTL, which can be viewed below. I should say that I thought at the time it was only for radio and … Read More
I want to share this beautiful video and absolutely stunning arrangement of Hand Cannot Erase for 9 cellos by Canadian musician Raphael Weinroth-Browne (fantastic name too!) I love this, it sounds like it could have been written by Max Richter instead of me. Please do check it out when you have a moment.
To the Bone has landed as the highest new entry at number 3 in the Official UK Charts this week, and at number 2 in the German album chart, which is incredible. It was number 1 for most of the week in the UK, but in the end it couldn’t quite hold off the relentless march of Ed Sheeran and … Read More