Simple Minds have announced a Dublin date as part of their Graffiti Soul Tour which will see them perform songs from their new album of the same name alongside their greatest hits. They will play The O2, Dublin on 9 December 2009 and will be joined by very special guests OMD. The tour follows their sold out 30th Anniversary UK Tour in 2008 which included Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday concert in London’s Hyde Park.
The tour announcement coincides with the release of their new album Graffiti Soul due for international release on 25 May by The Universal Music Records Label. The album will be released in Ireland on Friday 22 May and will be preceded by E-single -Rockets’ out Monday 18 May. Graffiti Soul is the band’s 15th studio album of new material since their 1979 debut album Life In A Day.
Tickets from 49.20 (including booking fee) go on sale this Friday at 9am from the usual outlets.