The Lightning Seeds announce Jollification 25th anniversary tour

The Lightning Seeds announce 25th Anniversary tour for seminal album Jollification

Ian Broudie and the band to perform the record in its entirety in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Gateshead and Bexhill

The Lightning Seeds are set to reissue their third album Jollification in celebration of the record's 25th anniversary. Along with the release, the band have announced news of a six-date anniversary tour for March 2020. Tickets for the shows are available at 10am on Fri 16 Aug.

The tour will see Ian Broudie and co. perform Jollification in its entirety in Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester, Glasgow, Gateshead and Bexhill. Jollification will be performed live for the first time this November at landmark shows at the London Palladium and Liverpool Philharmonic Hall ahead of the 2020 dates.

Jollification was released in 1994 and has sold over 900,000 copies worldwide. The album was met with critical acclaim before being certified Platinum. The reissue will be released on Fri 6 Sep both digitally and on heavyweight black vinyl and limited edition strawberry red (and strawberry scented) coloured vinyl. Both vinyl releases will include a bonus 7" with two rare b-sides: 'Perfect' (acoustic version) and 'Lucifer Sam' and are available for preorder now.

The Lightning Seeds 2020 UK dates:
Thu 12 Mar – Sage, Gateshead
Fri 13 Mar – St Luke's, Glasgow
Thu 19 Mar – Bristol Academy
Fri 20 Mar – De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill
Fri 27 Mar – Birmingham Institute
Sat 28 Mar – O2 Ritz, Manchester

Tickets for The Lightning Seeds newly announced tour dates are available at 10am on Fri 16 Aug.

Lightning Seeds

Rock ensemble made up of Ian Broudie, Martyn Campbell, Riley Broudie, Abi Harding and Jim Sharrock.