Madchester veterans Inspiral Carpets — who reunited last year with their original, ’80s-era lead singer, Stephen Holt — today announced plans to reissue their 1990 debut album Life and perform the record in its entirety, along with “the hits,” on a 10-date tour of the U.K. next March, the band announced on Facebook today.
Details of the reissue are not yet known, although the Inspirals report it has been remastered and will be accompanied by a long-awaited DVD release of the band’s out-of-print “21790 Live” concert film. As for the tour, it opens March 13 in Newcastle and wraps up March 29 in Manchester, hitting Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Sheffield, Nottingham and Wrexham along the way.
Inspiral Carpets “Back to Life” tour dates:
March 13: O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
March 14: Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, UK
March 15: King Tuts, Glasgow, UK
March 16: King Tuts, Glasgow, UK
March 21: O2 Academy2, Birmingham, UK
March 22: Koko, London, UK
March 23: Leadmill, Sheffield, UK
March 24: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
March 28: Central Station, Wrexham, UK
March 29: HMV Ritz, Manchester, UK
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