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Jake Bugg Announces New Single With Noah Cyrus

Following the release of his acclaimed new album Hearts That Strain, Jake Bugg has announced his new single ‘Waiting’. One of the album favourites, the beautiful duet features the sultry vocals of Noah Cyrus, recommended to sing on the track to Jake and producer David Ferguson by Cyrus’ father Billy-Ray on a visit to the studio. Shot in LA by acclaimed director Andrew Douglas, the striking monochrome video finds Jake and Noah duetting after hours in a night club, perfectly evoking the song’s sultry yet melancholy sound.

Hearts That Strain saw Jake work with Grammy Award winning producer David Ferguson and Matt Sweeney, in Nashville and recording with some of the best players in the history of popular music. The reviews for the record have been nothing short of revelatory with the Times saying in their 4* review that Jake ‘sounds better than ever’, The Guardian that he is ‘Glenn Campbell re-incarnated’ and The I and The Sun giving it glowing write ups in their 4* reviews.

Jake is currently gearing up for his intimate November solo tour (which has recently added a show at the Union Chapel, November 21) and will step out again in the spring for the following UK dates:

November 2017

Sat 4th – Bath, The Forum (SOLD OUT)

Sun 5th – Cardiff, St David’s Hull

Mon 6th – Leicester, De Montfort Hall (SOLD OUT)

Tues 7th – Cork, Live At St. Lukes

Fri 10th Limerick, Dolans Pub

Sat 11th – Galway, Black Box

Mon 13th – Edinburgh, The Queens Hall (SOLD OUT)

Tues 14th - Forres, The Loft (SOLD OUT)

Thurs 16th – Strathpeffer, Strathpeffer Pavillion (SOLD OUT)

Fri 17th - Perth, Inchyra (SOLD OUT)

Sun 19th - Stoke-On-Trent, Victoria Hall (SOLD OUT)

Tues 21st – London, Union Chapel (SOLD OUT)

Weds 22nd – Bexhill-On-Sea, De La Warr Pavillion

Fri 24th – Reading, Hexagon (SOLD OUT)

Sat 25th Liverpool, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (SOLD OUT)

February 2018

Thurs 15th – Dublin, Whelans (SOLD OUT)

Fri 16th – Dublin, Whelans (SOLD OUT)

Sat 17th – Belfast, Ulster Hall

Mon 19th – Glasgow, Old Fruit Market (SOLD OUT)

Tues 20th – Glasgow, Old Fruit Market

Weds 21st – Carlisle, The Sands Centre

Thurs 22nd – Isle of Man, Isle of Man Marina

Sat 24th – Bristol, Colston Hall

Mon 26th – London, London Palladium

March 2018

Fri 2nd – Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall

Sun 4th – Leeds, Leeds Grand Theatre

Mon 5th – Manchester, Albert Hall

Weds 7th – Margate, Winter Gardens

Thurs 8th – Warwick, Arts Centre

Fri 9th – Oxford, New Theatre

Sun 11th – Southampton, O2 Guildhall

Mon 12th – Exeter, Exeter Great Hall

Tues 13th – Brighton, Dome

 

Sounds Like Friday Night Announces First Line-Up

Fronted by Radio 1 DJ and presenter Greg James with Radio 1 Xtra’s Dotty, each week Sounds Like Friday Night will be sharing presenting duties with a different music artist who will complete the hosting line up and sprinkling their own stardust over proceedings and making every episode a complete one-off.

On Friday October 27, the first guest host is American singer, Jason Derulo. With platinum selling hits including ‘Watcha Say’, ‘Ridin’ Solo’ and ‘Want To Want Me’, Jason has sold more than 50 million singles worldwide and clocked up over two billion views on YouTube. Along with hosting duties and singing live in the studio, Jason will be introducing performances from Charlie Puth and Jessie Ware.

Jason says: “I’m truly honoured to have been invited to be the first guest host on Sounds Like Friday Night. I always have a great time whenever I visit the UK, so I’m super excited to get the weekend party started with a hot new music show.”

Greg will be interviewing Jason and the bands, plus has filmed a special sketch featuring a guest appearance from Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl. Dotty will be chatting with the guests, keeping across the social media streams at #SLFN and getting out and about meeting music fans across the country.

The series’ theme tune is composed and performed by Royal Blood. The band - Brighton duo, Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher - was presented with the Best British Group gong by music legend Jimmy Page at the 2015 Brit Awards and has also scooped up Q, Kerrang and GMA awards.

The next week’s show (Friday November 3) will be co-hosted by Liam Payne, whose debut single ‘Strip That Down’ sold five million units worldwide - the biggest-selling solo single from a current member of One Direction. He’ll be talking to Greg about his new single out in October and soon to be released debut album. Also on show 2, Liam Gallagher will be performing, plus a special guest to be announced soon.

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