Kim Wilde embarks on first UK tour for over 30 years and heading for Glasgow

Kim Wilde is to embark on her first full UK tour in more than 30 years and plays the OLD FRUIT MARKET, GLASGOW, on Monday April 2nd 2018.

The tour coincides with the release of Kim’s 14th studio album HERE COME THE ALIENS.

 

Pop icon Kim Wilde is heading out on a brand new 19-date UK tour in spring 2018.

The multi-award-winning artist – who has sold more than 30 million records worldwide – is currently completing work on her 14thstudio album Here Come The Aliens.

And today, Kim is delighted to announce she will take to the road across England, Scotland and Wales in March and April with her HERE COME THE ALIENS TOUR 2018 – her first full UK tour since 1982.

Tickets go on general sale at 9am Friday October 27th from www.ticketmaster.com

Kim said: “I’m really excited to be announcing a new tour. I don’t think I’ve toured the UK for over 30 years so I can’t wait to play this brand new show with my fantastic band.

“We are going to be playing my biggest hits and some fabulous tracks from the new album which is coming out next spring. We can’t wait.”

 

Kim Wilde Biography
Kim Wilde burst onto the music scene in 1981 with the worldwide hit ‘Kids In America’.
Kim followed this with some of the most memorable hits of the 80s including, ‘Chequered Love’, ‘Cambodia’, ‘You Keep Me Hangin’ On’ (number one in the USA), ‘You Came’, ‘Never Trust A Stranger’ and ‘Four Letter Word’.

Voted Best British Female Singer at the BPI Awards in 1983 (Forerunner to the Brits), Kim also supported Michael Jackson on his ‘Bad’ tour in Europe, playing to more than two million people and supported the legendary David Bowie across Europe on his 1990 ‘Greatest Hits’ stadium tour.

The 90s saw Kim continue to remain in the spotlight with the albums ‘Love Moves’ and ‘Love Is’ featuring singles including ‘Love Is Holy’ and the Bee Gee’s classic ‘If I Can’t Have You’ from ‘The Singles Collection 1981-1993’.

After a break from music to get married, have children and re-discover a love for gardening, Kim returned to playing live in 2001 with various festivals and tours including Australia in 2003 before signing to EMI in Germany in 2006 and releasing the ‘Never Say Never’ album.
After several chart successes with the singles from the album, Kim and her band took to the road, performing more than 50 shows in 2007 including two tours and various festivals in 2008.

2009 saw another European tour followed by the ‘Come Out And Play’ album in 2010, which went top 10 in Germany and Switzerland and was followed by a sell-out European tour, 2011 also saw the release of ‘Snapshots’, Kim’s album of her favourite cover versions.

In 2013 Kim released the beautiful and critically acclaimed, ‘Wilde Winter Songbook’ album, which featured her favourite Christmas and winter inspired songs, both cover versions and original material.

2015 and 2016 saw Kim continuing with her popular radio show on Magic FM and putting in some amazing performances at festivals across Europe, while also touring Holland twice and doing a tour of Australia in November 2016 with Howard Jones.

THE TOUR DATES IN FULL ARE:

MARCH 2018

30TH FRI           IPSWICH                      REGENT THEATRE

31ST SAT           SOUTHEND                  CLIFFS PAVILION                                

                                               

APRIL 2018

2ND MON         GLASGOW                   OLD FRUIT MARKET

4TH WED          BATH                           THE FORUM

5TH THU           TORQUAY                    PRINCESS THEATRE

6TH FRI             YEOVIL                        WESTLANDS

7th SAT             BOURNEMOUTH         THE PAVILION THEATRE

11TH WED        WREXHAM                  WILLIAM ASTON HALL

12TH THU         PRESTON                     THE GUILDHALL

13TH FRI           SHEFFIELD                   PLUG

15TH SUN         YORK                           BARBICAN

16TH MON       GATESHEAD                THE SAGE

19TH THU         HALIFAX                       THE VICTORIA THEATRE

20TH FRI           BUXTON                      OPERA HOUSE

21ST SAT           BIRMINGHAM             TOWN HALL

22ND SUN         SALISBURY                   CITY HALL

24TH TUE          HASTINGS                    THE WHITE ROCK THEATRE

26TH THU         LONDON                     KOKO

30TH MON       SALFORD                     THE LOWRY

 

Kim has recorded her new album at London’s legendary RAK studios – the very same studios where she began her career back in 1981 and recorded such seminal hits as Kids In America, Chequered Love and Cambodia.

 

The Here Come The Aliens Tour is presented by promoters Cuffe and Taylor.

 

Director Peter Taylor said: “Kim Wilde is one of the most successful female pop stars the UK has ever produced. She has sold more than 30 million records and has been a trail-blazer for many of the British female artists who followed her success.

 

“Kim has played to sell-out crowds across Europe and the world and we expect this tour to be massively popular with her army of fans across the UK and beyond. It is going to be something really special.”

 

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