Scritti Politti announce Cupid & Psyche 85 anniversary tour

Scritti Politti announce Cupid & Psyche 85 anniversary tour, sign up for presale tickets

Green Gartside and the band tour throughout September in celebration of the acclaimed album

Scritti Politti have announced they will embark on a nine-date tour throughout September 2021. Tickets for the shows general sale at 10am on Fri 4 Dec.

The 2021 tour is set to mark the 35th anniversary of the band's critically acclaimed album Cupid & Psyche 85. Scritti Politti fans have the opportunity to hear the record live for the first time ever, as it will be played in its entirety at each show.

Cupid & Psyche 85 came out in 1985 and charted across the globe. It peaked at number 5 on the UK album charts and remains the band's most successful album, spawning hit singles 'Perfect Way' 'The Word Girl', 'Absolute' 'Hypnotize' and 'Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)'.

Scritti Politti 2021 UK tour dates:
Tue 21 Sep — Norwich Waterfront
Wed 22 Sep — Birmingham Town Hall
Fri 24 Sep — The Gate, Cardiff
Sat 25 Sep — RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
Mon 27 Sep — St Luke's, Glasgow
Tue 28 Sep — Leeds City Varieties
Wed 29 Sep — Sage 2, Gateshead
Fri 1 Oct — Concorde 2, Brighton
Sat 2 Oct — Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Tickets for Scritti Politti's 2021 UK tour go on general sale at 10am on Fri 4 Dec.

Scritti Politti

“This is pop as it should be: smart, sweet but not sickly, rich and seductive, exotic, teasing…” – Melody Maker “Stylishly wrought, at times delightfully eccentric” – Rolling Stone “A music of amazing lightness and wit that's saved from any hint of triviality by wordplay whose delight in its own turns is hard to resist”…