The Jesus and Mary Chain have begun rescheduling their canceled tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, announcing a trio of new U.K. dates in February 2021 and telling fans they are working hard to rebook a slate of European shows as well.

The brothers Reid had been slated to play their second album at 13 shows in the U.K. and Europe in March and April, but those shows, like so many others, were canceled as the coronavirus spread across the globe and efforts were made to minimize the risk of person-to-person contact by prohibiting large gatherings.

Now the Mary Chain have rescheduled the Glasgow, Manchester and London shows, and are working toward doing the same for shows in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.

All tickets for the original U.K. dates will be honored at the new shows.

The Mary Chain began playing their 1985 debut Psychocandy in full with shows in London in late 2014, and brought that tour to the United States the following year. The 1987 follow-up, recorded with drum machines after original JAMC drummer Bobby Gillespie left to focus on Primal Scream, generated the singles “April Skies,” “Happy When it Rains” and the title track.

The band released its first new album in 19 years, Damage and Joy, in 2017.

See the Darklands tour dates below.

 

The Jesus and Mary Chain play Darklands

March 20: Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
March 21: Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
March 22: Roundhouse, London, UK
March 24: Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden
March 25: Tradgarn, Gothenburg, Sweden
March 26: Grey Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
March 28: Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany
March 29: Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 30: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
April 1: Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
April 2: Backstage Werk, Munich, Germany
April 3: Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany
April 4: Astra, Berlin, Germany

Feb. 10, 2021: Barrowlands, Glasgow, UK
Feb. 11, 2021: Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
Feb. 12, 2021: Roundhouse, London, UK

 

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