GRAHAM PARKER & THE RUMOUR have lined up a short UK tour for October. The dates follow the release this week of Mystery Glue, the follow-up to 2012’s Three Chords Good, the pub rock veterans’ first new album in thirty years.
Mystery Glue was recorded at London’s legendary RAK studios and is released through Universal on Cadet Concept, formerly a 70s imprint of Chess Records.
Graham Parker & The Rumour play…
OCT 11 / Bristol / O2 Academy
OCT 12 / Southampton / The Brook
OCT 14 / Holmfirth / Picturedome
OCT 15 / Leamington Spa / Assembly
OCT 17 / London / The Forum
Tickets go on general sale this Friday 22 May at 9am.
Touted as the ‘English Springsteen’, Graham Parker came together with The Rumour when Stiff Records founder Dave Robinson backed the former Surrey petrol-pump attendant with ex-members of pub rockers Brinsley Schwarz, Ducks Deluxe and Les Bontemps Roulez.
Gaining critical acclaim and minor hits, Parker struck out for a solo career in 1980. Domiciled in the US for years, Parker reformed The Rumour in 2011, coinciding with the release of the documentary film Don’t Ask Me Questions.