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Skunk Anansie release brand new single ‘Can’t Take You Anywhere

‘CAN’T TAKE YOU ANYWHERE’
BRAND NEW SINGLE RELEASED
LISTEN HERE


UK & EU HEADLINE TOUR SPRING 2022
LONDON BRIXTON ACADEMY ON MARCH 25TH
**NEW UK SHOW ADDED DUE TO PUBLIC DEMAND**
 
APPEARING AT GRACE JONES’ MELTDOWN
& GLASTONBURY IN JUNE

British rock icons Skunk Anansie have released their brand new single ‘Can’t Take You Anywhere’, a deliciously sinister slice of tense drama, powered along by a roaring chorus. Channelling the same dark power as Depeche Mode and Placebo, with pummelling rhythms, twisted electronics and crystalline guitars, Skin tells the tale of a friend or lover causing chaos wherever they go.



Discussing the song she explains, “This track is a double-edged sword. We all have that one friend that we love but is a total embarrassment to us, a mate that has no off button and no filter. So if they aren’t losing their phone/keys/coat, they’re saying some stuff that will defo get you cancelled by all your other mates. This song is about how polarised the world is now, and how careful you need to be. It’s about dealing with the new world order of friendship, as never before have I had great long term friends develop completely opposing views to mine. It’s about having to navigate and understand people, keeping the love and respect but also standing firm in your opinions.”

Skunk Anansie will be heading out on a massive European tour this spring, featuring
rescheduled dates from their hugely acclaimed 25th Anniversary tour, with new shows also added due to phenomenal demand.

The band will be supported variously by New Pagans, Gen And The Degenerates, Holocene and Shelf Lives with Big Joanie, Sweet Crisis, Morganway and Dikta also appearing at different shows.

The band will also be appearing as part of the 2022 Meltdown Festival in June, which this year is curated by Grace Jones, along with a long-awaited return to Glastonbury Festival, where they famously headlined the Pyramid Stage in 1999.

The full list of UK and European shows and remaining tickets are available here: https://skunkanansie.com/live-dates 


2022 UK TOUR DATES
Friday, March 25 – London O2 Academy Brixton


Thursday, April 7 – Nottingham Rock City [SOLD OUT]


Friday, April 8 – Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse


Saturday, April 9 – Brighton Dome [SOLD OUT]


Monday, April 11 – Cardiff University [SOLD OUT]


Tuesday, April 12 – Bristol O2 Academy [SOLD OUT]


Thursday, April 14 – Cambridge Corn Exchange


Friday, April 15 – Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall [SOLD OUT]


Saturday, April 16 – Guildford G Live


Monday, April 18 – Leicester O2 Academy


Tuesday, April 19 – Lincoln The Engine Shed


Thursday, April 21 – Norwich The LCR, UEA [SOLD OUT]


Friday, April 22 – Birmingham O2 Academy 1


Saturday, April 23 – Sheffield O2 Academy


Monday, April 25 – Newcastle O2 City Hall


Tuesday, April 26 – Glasgow O2 Academy


Wednesday, April 27 – Leeds O2 Academy


Thursday, June 16 – Oxford O2 Academy


Friday, June 17 – London Meltdown Festival


APPEARING AT GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL
Sunday, June 26th – Southampton, Engine Rooms [NEW SHOW ADDED]

PRAISE FOR SKUNK ANANSIE LIVE
 
“Skunk Anansie are as sharp-edged and occasionally confrontational as ever they were”
Kerrang! KKKK
 
“A ribcage-rattling homecoming for this glorious powerhouse of rock” 
Daily Telegraph 5*
 
“Skin’s megawatt presence as a queer, black rock frontwoman has never seemed more vital… en route to this ferocious climax there were molten riffs and soaring vocals to spare”
The I Newspaper
 
“Twenty-five years in and Skunk Anansie are as good as they’ve ever been.”
The Daily Star
 
“Visually and musically they appeared as fresh and unique as they
have ever been… judging from this performance there is still much more to come from Skunk Anansie.”
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Martin Bone - Editor-in-Chief

Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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