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Paul Thomas Saunders announces tour dates

By | Published on Friday 30 June 2017

Paul Thomas Saunders

Paul Thomas Saunders is back, everyone. And he’s going to go on tour to prove it.

The announcement of the shows follows the recent release of new single, ‘Holding On For Love’, his first new material since 2014. Of the song, he says: “‘Holding On For Love’ is about moments of stillness in an unforgiving world. It’s about the voices that are left in your head when the instant gratification, endless entertainment and societal pressures are tuned out. It’s about self-preservation in a decaying culture”.

“After a year of trying desperately to ignore the urge to make music, I recorded ‘Holding On For Love’ over two days with one of my oldest friends”, he continues. “I’ve always struggled with the value my role as a musician has to society, to the point where I decided to step away. But this track allowed me to realise music’s inherent worth to me as an individual, and with it a new uninhibited and organic approach to recording”.

Listen to the single here:

And gaze at the tour dates here:

4 Oct: Shrewsbury, Henry Tudor House
5 Oct: Bristol, Lantern
6 Oct: Manchester, Band On The Wall
7 Oct: Liverpool, Buyers Club
8 Oct: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
10 Oct: Glasgow, CCA
11 Oct: Newcastle, Cluny 2
12 Oct: London, Cecil Sharp House