CARL BARAT ANNOUNCES ALBUM,BOOK AND TOUR

CARL BARAT

New Album, Book and UK Tour

October 2010 will see the first solo tour from Carl Barat which will coincide with the release of his debut solo album and book release.   The album has been written over the last 12 months and fans have been told to “expect the unexpected” by Barat and he hopes the book of memoirs will “tickle your curiosity”.   He will be out on the road with a 5 piece band and promises both old and news songs on these dates.

This has been a busy year for Barat, starting in January with his first theatre acting role with a run at Riverside Studios in ‘Fool For Love’, the Sam Shepard play alongside Sadie Frost.  He has also made a film with friend Mark Donne (‘Rime of the Modern Mariner’) about the history and culture of the London Docklands which was premiered at the East End Film Festival in April and will be shown at Latitude in July introduced by Barat.  He most recently travelled to LA to play a special gig at the premiere of Russell Brand’s new film ‘Get Him To The Greek’ (released 25th June) which he contributed two songs to the soundtrack and will headline the Leftfield Stage at Glastonbury on 25thJune.   The album has been recorded in London and is being mixed in New York, more details of which to follow soon.

He also has of course the small matter of two live performances as special guests at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in August with his old band The Libertines which is one or the most highly anticipated events, and will no doubt be one of the highlights, of the summer.

For further information and to follow Carl Barat go to:

www.myspace.com/carlbarat www.twitter.com/carlbaratmusic

live:

15 October         BRIGHTON,    Coalition                      01273 606312  www.ticketweb.co.uk

16 October         CAMBRIDGE, The Haymakers           01223 511511  www.wegottickets.com

17 October         STOKE ON TRENT, The Sugarmill   01159 454593  www.thesugarmill.co.uk

18 October         NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms         08713 100000  www.alt-tickets.co.uk

20 October         NEWCASTLE, Digital                         0113 2454650  www.lunatickets.co.uk

21 October         GLASGOW, Oran Mor                        0844 8472487  www.pclpresents.com

22 October         LEEDS, The Cockpit                          0113 2454650  www.lunatickets.co.uk

23 October         MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute            0161 8321111  www.gigsandtours.com

25 October         WOLVERHAMPTON, Slade Room    0871 2200 260 www.gigsandtours.com

26 October         BRISTOL, Thekla                                0871 2200 260 www.gigsandtours.com

27 October         LONDON, Scala                                 0871 2200 260 www.gigsandtours.com

29 October         AMSTERDAM, Melkweg                     www.melkweg.nl

30 October         BRUSSELS, Botanique                      www.botanique.be

31 October         COLOGNE, Gebaude 9                      www.koelnticket.de

1 November     HAMBURG, Ubel and Gefahrlich        www.karsten-jahnke.de

2 November     BERLIN, Magnet                                 www.koka36.de

UK ticket go on sale 9am Friday 18th June priced £12.50, London £15.00

For further information please call Gillian Porter / Terri Hall (national) / Tom Freeman (regional)

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