Liam Gallagher has announced a massive UK arena tour in support of his second solo album 'Why Me? Why Not.'
The former Oasis star will kick off his 11-date run in Cardiff on November 11, before playing his biggest homecoming show to date at Manchester Arena on November 20, and finishing up at London's The O2 on November 28.
Fans who pre-order the album will receive access to an exclusive pre-sale for tour tickets. The pre-sale opens at 9am UK on Wednesday July 10th and continues until the general sale commences at 9am UK on Friday July 12th at www.livenation.co.uk ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ is released on September 20 on Warner Records. Liam has already scored a number one single with lead single 'Shockwave' and follow-up 'The River' has just dropped and sees Liam call on the younger generation to use their voices to make a difference, as he calls out the "money-sucking MPs" on the "heavy"track.
Speaking about the album, which he vowed will be even "better" than platinum-selling 'As You Were', Liam said: ‘As You Were’. ‘The River’ lives up to Liam’s ambition for ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ As he statedx, “I want the second album to be a step-up because the hardest thing to do is to make something the same, only better.
"So that’s what we’ve done. It’s a better record than ‘As You Were’. Which is saying something, as that was epic, wasn’t it?” Both ‘The River’ and ‘Shockwave’ are available as instant downloads for fans who pre-order ‘Why Me? Why Not here.
The album will be available on a variety of CD, vinyl, download and streaming formats.
There will also be a special D2C package which compiles a deluxe CD, a sun yellow vinyl album and a one-sided etched 12” which features three deluxe bonus tracks along with a demo recording that’s exclusive to this format – all packaged in a hardcover book.
Liam has today revealed the ‘Why Me? Why Not.’ album cover, which features a new portray courtesy of photographer Tom Beard. Liam's November tour dates are as follows: 11 November 2019 Cardiff, U.K. Motorpoint Arena 12 November 2019 Birmingham, U.K. Birmingham Arena 14 November 2019 Aberdeen, U.K. P&J Live 15 November 2019 Glasgow, U.K. The SSE Hydro 17 November 2019 Newcastle, U.K. Utilita Arena 18 November 2019 Sheffield, U.K. FlyDSA Arena 20 November 2019 Manchester, U.K. Manchester Arena 21 November 2019 Liverpool, U.K. M&S Bank Arena 24 November 2019 Dublin, Ireland 3Arena 26 November 2019 Nottingham, U.K. Motorpoint Arena 28 November 2019 London, U.K. The O2