Adam Ant Announces 2017 ‘Anthems: The Singles’ UK Tour. The tour kicks off in Newcastle on Friday 5th May 2017.

Gary Mather

80s music pioneer Adam Ant has announced an extensive 16-date UK tour for May 2017 having wowed audiences at various Rewind Festivals during summer 2016.

The tour will showcase Adam’s impressive back catalogue of material including hit singles, B-Sides and personal favourites. The album, ‘Kings of the Wild Frontier’ (1980) became a worldwide hit, spending 12 weeks at number 1 and won the Brit Award for Best British Album.
The singles, ‘Kings of the Wild Frontier’ and ‘Antmusic’ both hit number 2 in the UK chart and ‘Dog Eat Dog’ reached number 4.

As ‘Antmania’ swept the nation, ‘Stand and Deliver’ hit the number 1 spot in May 1981 and stayed there for 5 weeks becoming his most successful single and winning him the prestigious Ivor Novello Award for songwriting.
On its release, the follow up single and album ‘Prince Charming’ went straight to number 1 and a further 12 singles went top 30, at one point Adam had 8 singles in the top 40…in one week!

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The Anthems: Singles Tour will stop at the following venues:

Friday 5th May 2017 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Saturday 6th May 2017 – Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sunday 7th May 2017 – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tuesday 9th May 2017 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, United Kingdom

Friday 12th May 2017 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Sunday 14th May 2017 – Hippodrome, Bristol, United Kingdom

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Wednesday 17th May 2017 – Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 18th May 2017 – Brighton Centre, Brighton, United Kingdom

Saturday 20th May 2017 -BIC (Bournemouth International Centre), Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Sunday 21st May 2017 – De Montfort Hall, Leicester, United Kingdom

Monday 22nd May 2017 – Regent Theatre, Ipswich, United Kingdom

Wednesday 24th May 2017 – Watford Colosseum, Watford, United Kingdom

Thursday 25th May 2017 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, United Kingdom

Saturday 27th May 2017 – Leeds Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom

Sunday 28th May 2017 – Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom