Rick Astley will release his new album Beautiful Life on 20th July 2018 via BMG.
The follow-up to 2016’s 50, which topped the charts and sold over 300,000 copies, Beautiful Life features 12 new tracks all written and produced by Astley. As with 50, Astley has been incredibly hands on with the new record and once again he’s played all the instruments that you hear on the record.
The album will be supported with an 18-date tour this winter where Astley will be joined by special guest Gabrielle. The tour opens at SEC Armadillo in Glasgow on 25th October and runs through to 17th November where it will end at Liverpool Echo Arena.
The full list of dates for the tour, which goes on sale on 8th June 2018, is:
Thu 25th – Glasgow, SEC Armadillo
Fri 26th – Hull, Hull Venue
Sat 27th – Manchester, Manchester Arena
Mon 29th – Gateshead, Gateshead Sage
Tue 30th – Gateshead, Gateshead Sage
Thu 1st – Plymouth, Plymouth Pavilions
Fri 2nd – Cardiff, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Sat 3rd – Brighton, Brighton Centre
Mon 5th – Southend, Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Tue 6th – Cambridge, Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thu 8th – London, London Eventim Apollo
Fri 9th – London, London Eventim Apollo
Sat 10th – Bournemouth, International Centre
Mon 12th – Nottingham, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Tue 13th – Nottingham, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Thu 15th – Birmingham, Birmingham Genting Arena
Fri 16th – Leeds, Leeds First Direct Arena
Sat 17th – Liverpool, Liverpool Echo Arena
The track listing for Beautiful Life is:
1. Beautiful Life
2. Chance To Dance
3. She Makes Me
5. Last Night On Earth
6. Every Corner
7. I Need The Light
8. Better Together
9. Empty Heart
10. Rise Up
12. The Good Old Days
The album can be pre-ordered from Astley’s official store at https://rickastley.tmstor.es/. Fans who pre-order before 6th June will get access to 48 hr pre-sale tickets for the tour.
Over his career to date, Astley has sold more than 40 million records. His latest album 50 has amassed more than 10 million streams in the UK and 20 million worldwide. His iconic hit Never Gonna Give You Up has had more than 140 streams to date.