Following the announcement of February London and Berlin shows, which are both now sold out, Hurts have announced a 12-date UK and European headline tour in March and April 2013.
The tour will commence on 14th March at Cologne Essigfabrik with a final date at Glasgow Garage on 2nd April.
Hurts two sold out February shows will take place on Thursday 7th February at London’s Heaven and on Saturday 9th February at Postbahnhof in Berlin. The London show will be the band’s first UK show since they headlined Brixton Academy on 4th November 2011.
Hurts – Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson – are currently in the studio finishing their second album, which will be the follow-up to their 2010 debut ‘Happiness’, which will be released in Spring 2013.
‘Happiness’ entered the UK album charts at #4 with over 25,000 sales making Hurts the fastest selling new band of 2010 in the UK. They have now reached over 2,000,000 sales worldwide earning 14 top 10 iTunes positions including #1s in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland and Luxembourg.
‘Happiness’ was officially certified Gold in the UK and Austria, and 2 x Platinum in Germany and Finland, and Platinum in Poland, Switzerland, and Russia, with the band selling over 250,000 tickets on tour.
Full tour dates are as follows:
Thurs 7th London Heaven
Sat 9th Berlin Postbahnhof
Thurs 14th Cologne Essigfabrik
Fri 15th Munich Theaterfabrik
Sat 16th Hamburg Uebel & Gefaehrlich
Mon 18th Stockholm Strand
Wed 20th Warsaw Palladium
Sat 23rd Zurich Kaufleuten
Mon 25th Milan Magazzini Generali
Wed 27th Vienna Arena
Thurs 28th Prague Lucerna Music Bar
Sat 30th Amsterdam Melkweg
Mon 1st Manchester Academy 2
Tues 2nd Glasgow Garage
Tickets will first go on sale through an exclusive mailing list pre sale starting at 09:00AM GMT on Thursday 13th December, for more information and access to the pre- sale please sign up to the mailing list via the Hurts website.
Tickets will also go on general sale on Friday 14th December.