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Teddy Thompson - new single out 8th May

Fresh from his performance at this year’s South By Southwest festival and currently playing live across the US, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson releases his new single ‘I Should Get Up’ on Verve Forecast, May 8th.

Written and co-produced by Teddy Thompson with Brad Albetta – who produced Martha Wainwright’s self-titled LP - ‘I Should Get Up’ is the second song to be taken from ‘Separate Ways’ and follows the Radio 2 B-listed single ‘Everybody Move it’.

Brimming with sharp insight, lush backing vocals and a soft electric glow, the new single features Teddy’s father, folk musician Richard Thompson, on guitar and is joined by Saturday Night Live drummer Shawn Pelton and Brad Albetta on bass and keyboards. It also features the previously unreleased acoustic B-side ‘Bon Jovi Said’ – a highlight of Teddy’s live set.

In January, Teddy and his accomplished band completed their first headline UK tour. This year they’ll play 14 dates across the country, beginning in Birmingham on April 19th and featuring a show at London’s ULU on the 27th. The dates are:

19th BIRMINGHAM, Glee Club
20th LIVERPOOL, Barfly
21st NEWCASTLE, Northumbria University
23rd GLASGOW, Oran Mor
24th EDINBURGH, Cabaret Voltaire
25th MANCHESTER, Academy 3
28th BRIGHTON, Old Market
29th BRISTOL, University

1st OXFORD, Zodiac
2nd CAMBRIDGE, Junction
9th PORTSMOUTH, Wedgewood Rooms
10th CARDIFF, Glee Club
11th NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms

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