Mike Skinner is reviving The Streets for a UK reunion tour next year
The six-date UK tour begins April 2018...
Good news The Streets fans, Mike Skinner has confirmed a six-date UK reunion tour for next year.
Skinner has confirmed The Streets will be performing at Birmingham's O2 Academy on 19th April, Glasgow's O2 Academy on 20th April, Manchester's O2 Apollo on 21st Apollo and Leeds' O2 Academy on 23rd April.
To round-off the tour, The Streets will perform two dates at London's O2 Academy on 25th and 26th April.
It will be the first time The Streets have performed for seven years after Skinner said goodbye to the project with a farewell tour in 2010.
The Streets shot into the world's collective consciousness when the outfit, fronted by Mike Skinner, released their Mercury Prize-nominated debut album, 'Original Pirate Material' in 2002.
The Streets ended up releasing 6 studio albums but will be best remembered for their iconic debut album.
On why now is the right time to return to the stage, The Streets' Mike Skinner said: “I’ve missed tour buses very much. Which is the least of the reasons why I have decided to tour The Streets again. The other thing I’ve missed is trying to think up what I’m going to say in the gap between the songs. When you DJ they tell you that you don’t need a tour bus and you don’t need to think up things to say between the songs.
"But seriously, it’s been long enough. With my Tonga parties, the new rap and grime MC’s I have been producing and the DJing, I have been living with music since making The Streets for nearly as long as I made The Streets. I’m not the guy smoking in the car anymore though, I have become the guy in the club, so I hope I will be excused for putting on after parties in nightclubs after every show”.
Tickets for the 2018 UK tour will go on sale from 13th October.
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