Honey Ryder have today been announced as special guests for the forthcoming Will Young Winter Tour. After a series of arena dates, city halls to the Royal Albert Hall in October this is the one of the key tours running into the Christmas period.
This will be the perfect showcase for the band to play their forthcoming single ‘Fly Away’ out 10th November (Digital available from 1st December) and their debut album ‘Rising Up’ out on the 17th November. The single has been garnering major support from The Box and 4 Music, as well as national radio support from the likes of Radio 2 and 5 Live
The band will be performing as special guests to Will on the following UK dates:
Sunday 16/11/08 Newcastle City Hall Newcastle
Monday 17/11/08 Harrogate International Centre
Tuesday 18/11/08 Philharmonic Hall Liverpool
Thursday 20/11/08 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Friday 21/11/08 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sunday 23/11/08 Manchester Apollo Manchester
Monday 24/11/08 Manchester Apollo Manchester
Tuesday 25/11/08 Sheffield City Hall Sheffield
Thursday 27/11/08 New Theatre Oxford Oxford
Friday 28/11/08 Nottingham Royal Centre Nottingham
Sunday 30/11/08 Portsmouth Guildhall Portsmouth
Monday 1/12/08 Colston Hall Bristol
Wednesday 3/12/08 Ipswich Regent Theatre Ipswich
Thursday 4/12/08 Brighton Dome Brighton
Friday 5/12/08 Cardiff St Davids Hall Cardiff
Sunday 7/12/08 Symphony Hall Birmingham
Monday 8/12/08 Symphony Hall Birmingham
Tuesday 9/12/08 Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth
Thursday 11/12/08 Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)
Friday 12/12/08 Roundhouse London
Saturday 13/12/08 Roundhouse London
The London-based duo, Martyn Shone and Lindsay O’Mahony have worked
on debut album ‘Rising Up’ with London’s Goldust Productions team (Bryan Adams, Natasha Bedingfield). The album has been mixed by Brad Gilderman, (Madonna, Outkast) and Bob Kraushaar (Pet Shop Boys, Robbie Williams).
Tips from Music Week to The News Of The World, The Daily and Sunday Express to The Times, Metro to OK Magazine, have with the chart success of debut single Numb, which entered the UK Official Charts at Number 32, set the stage for the band’s debut long player “Rising Up”.
Previous form: Singer Lindsay worked at MTV with the likes of Chris Evans, Edith Bowman, Russell Brand and Alex Zane whilst guitarist Martyn, juggled a double life as a banker, at Credit Suisse, in the city and a jobbing musician.
With supporters in the shape of Annie Lennox and Will Young, Rising Up is set to be one of the albums of 2008/9 and will be released on CD and Digital formats through Honey Ryder Music Ltd on 17th November 2008.
For more information on the band please visit: www.honeyryder.co.uk