Alison Moyet is set to follow the release of her new album The Turn with a major UK tour in 2008. It will be the first tour that she has embarked on since 2005, and will see her perform in twenty-two venues from 19th January 2008 until 16th February 2008, taking in some of the major theatres in the country including the legendary London Palladium. Tickets for all shows will go on sale this Friday, 31st August. The announcement follows the news that Alison will, on 15th October 2007, be releasing her first album of original recording in five years The Turn. The lives dates will feature Alison Moyet performing songs from throughout her career, including old favourites alongside brand new material. It is a fitting time for her to be on tour again that voice sounds better than ever, and her new album captures her more assured and at ease with her talents than ever before. Alison Moyet’s distinguished career spans 25 years and is recognised with three Brit Awards, nine Top 10 singles, and eight Top 10 albums, including several No. 1s and worldwide record sales in excess of 20 million. Moyet first rose to prominence in Yazoo and enjoyed Top 3 singles with ONLY YOU and DON’T GO. After Yazoo was disbanded in 1983, she enjoyed a string of successes as a solo artist with the albums Alf, Raindancing, Hoodoo and Essex. After being released from her contract with Sony she went on to release Hometime in 2002, which reached Gold status and earned her a BRIT Award nomination. Her most recent album, Voice, entered the charts in the Top Ten and has already sold in excess of a quarter of a million copies.She made her stage debut in the West End musical Chicago in 2001 playing the role of Matron ‘Mama’ Morton to critical acclaim, and in 2006 she performed alongside Dawn French in the play Smaller.

Read our exclusive Alison Moyet interview.DATES SAT 19th Jan Belfast, Waterfront Hall SUN 20th Jan Dublin, Olympia Theatre TUE 22nd Jan Cambridge, Corn Exchange WED 23rd Jan Nottingham, Royal Centre FRI 25th Jan Cardiff, St Davids Hall SAT 26th Jan Bristol, Colston Hall SUN 27th Jan London, Palladium TUE 29th Jan York, Opera House WED 30th Jan Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre THUR 31st Jan Manchester, Bridgewater Hall SAT 2nd Feb Ipswich, Regent Theatre SUN 3rd Feb Gateshead, The Sage MON 4th Feb Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall WED 6th Feb Southend, Cliffs Pavilion THUR 7th Feb Birmingham, Symphony Hall FRI 8th Feb Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall SUN 10th Feb Oxford, New Theatre MON 11th Feb Northampton, Derngate TUE 12th Feb Basingstoke, The Anvil THUR 14th Feb Brighton, The Dome WED 15th Feb Folkstone, Leas Cliff Hall SAT 16th Feb Bournemouth, International Centre Pavilion

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