The Cardigans to celebrate 20th anniversary of Gran Turismo with UK tour dates, get presale tickets
- Craig Angus
- 19 June 2018
Nina Persson and band will perform the likes of My Favourite Game and Erase/Rewind across the country in December
The Cardigans have announced a run of UK tour dates to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their fourth album Gran Turismo. Presale tickets are available through O2 priority at 9am on Wed 20 Jun. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Fri 22 Jun.
The Swedish band formed in 1992, and after their first two albums (Emmerdale and Life) achieved modest success, they broke through with their third album First Band on the Moon and it's massive single 'Lovefool'.
1998's Gran Turismo is their best known release though; featuring the singles 'My Favourite Game', 'Erase/Rewind' and 'Hanging Around', Nina Persson's voice was heard all over the world, and the album ended up selling 3 million copies.
Kicking off at Manchester's O2 Apollo on Mon 3 Dec, the band will head to Glasgow's O2 Academy on Tue 4 Dec and Birmingham's O2 Academy on Thu 6 Dec, finishing up at London's Eventim Apollo on Fri 7 Dec.
The Cardigans UK tour dates 2018:
Mon 3 Dec – O2 Apollo, Manchester
Tue 4 Dec – O2 Academy, Glasgow
Thu 6 Dec – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Fri 7 Dec – Eventim Apollo, London