Last night, during his landmark performance at London’s Roundhouse,Charlie Simpson announced that he will embark on a solo acoustic tour in January/February 2015. Charlie will play a string of intimate shows, performing without his band for the very first time.

Starting on January 24th in Dublin, he will visit thirteen cities across the UK including Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Brighton and London. Tickets go on sale Friday October 17th at 9am from

Charlie said: “I’m genuinely excited, and a little nervous, to be playing such intimate shows completely solo for the first time. When it’s this up close and personal you are completely exposed and there’s nothing to hide behind. I can’t wait.”

‘Comets’ is the second single taken from the Top Ten album ‘Long Road Home’ and will be released on November 24th through NUA Entertainment and ADA. ‘Comets’ showcases Charlie’s distinctive vocals, described by The Independent as containing an “impressive depth and character”. The accompanying video is live on YouTube now:

Tour dates:

24 – Dublin – The Sugar Club
25 – Belfast – Belfast Limelight 2
27 – Wolverhampton – Slade Rooms
29 – Glasgow – King Tuts
30 – Manchester – Gorilla
31 – York – Fibbers

01 – Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
03 – Cardiff – Globe
04 – Bristol – Thekla
06 – Oxford – O2 Academy 2
07 – Brighton – The Old Market
08 – Colchester – Arts Centre
10 – London – Islington Assembly Hall

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