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Happy Mondays to play a greatest hits show in Preston

Posted on - 14th March, 2017 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, Music, Nightlife
The legendary band are coming to Preston

Happy Mondays will play a show in Preston as part of a massive UK tour this winter.

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They’ll be hitting the road in November and December to mark 30 years since the release of their debut album ‘Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)’.

The Manchester legends will play at Preston Guild Hall in The Grand Hall on Tuesday, November 28.

The tour will run from Tuesday, November 14 in Bristol until Saturday, December 24 in Glasgow.

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Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder said, “I am really looking forward to the ‘Mondays’ shows leading up to Christmas 2017.

“We’re performing better than ever and I love getting together with the band, blasting out all our great tunes we’ve made together over the decades. It’s gonna be great.”

Tickets are on sale from 9am on Friday, March 17 and will be available from here.

The debut album from Happy Mondays was initially released with a track known as Desmond included rather than 24 Hour Party People.

The track borrowed heavily from The Beatles song Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da with Michael Jackson owning the right to their back catalogue.

He forced the removal of the track from the future pressings of the album.

 

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