New KELE single : Coasting + Europe Tour Announced!

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Kele Okereke has been keeping busy reviving his solo career as he has released the official audio for his second single, ‘Coasting’ off his incoming sophomore release, ‘Trick’.

These new tracks from Kele have been very deep-house oriented, a different focus than his previous works, sounding more like his DJ’ed EPs on the Crosstown Records label. ‘Coasting’ was beautifully constructed with heavy electronic instrumentation and the delicate falsetto of Okereke.

You can get both singles, ‘Coasting’ and ‘Doubt’ downloaded free instantly if you pre-order the new album, ‘Trick’ here.

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And Kele has finally announced his first leg of his tour in support of his new album in Europe! His new setup, a lot of DJ oriented equipment, less synthesizers and instruments than his band used on ‘The Boxer’ tour.

Okereke on the announcement of his tour:

"I will be performing tracks from new album TRICK as well as tracks from my previous records, expect some surprises.

A lot of the inspiration for TRICK came from my late night DJ sets,
so it made sense for me that for my first run of shows I would be performing my record live in clubs all over Europe.”

DATES:

26 Sep - Chester - The Live Rooms - UK

4 Oct - Warsaw - Free Form Festival - Poland

24 Oct - Lingen - Emsland Arena Foyer - Germany

25 Oct - Paris - La Gaite Lyrique - France

6 Nov - Amsterdam - Paradiso - The Netherlands

15 Nov - London - Oval Space - UK

21 Nov - Barcelona - Razzmatazz - Spain

28 Nov - Glasgow - Swg3 - UK

29 Nov - Manchester - Gorilla - UK

Each date has the link to tickets! Excited for the new KELE stuff? x

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UK, we’ve added a third London show at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday 14 June next year :D Tickets go on sale this Friday (Sept 12) at 9am GMT… Thanks so much to everyone already with tickets to our tour, can’t wait to rock out with you all ! https://www.facebook.com/events/1454598538142685/

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