Press Release: January 26, 2010
Katie Melua has announced an extensive European tour, subsequent to the release of her fourth album, scheduled for release in May 2010. The musician born in Georgia will perform 13 shows throughout the UK starting in Manchester on 4th December 2010 and conclude in Bristol on 21st December 2010. Get your tickets now on www.viagogo.co.uk
Katie Melua shot to success in 2003 with her first album Call off the Search, containing her most famous song The Closest Thing to Crazy. This dominated the UK album charts, propelling her to become the biggest selling female artist in 2004-2005. Her two albums have sold over 9 million copies and is currently Europes biggest selling female solo artist.
Her duet with Eva Cassidy, "What a Wonderful World" achieved number one success in December 2007, with all proceeds going to support the British Red Cross. Her charity work extends having played for Nelson Mandela whilst visiting his Aids charity and Katie became an Ambassador for Save the Children. The incredibly talented singer/songwriter has swept up numerous awards within Europe, including a World Music Award, a Golden Camera Award, and two German Echo Awards.
The 25-year-old spent 2009 writing new songs with song writing partners Guy Chambers and Rick Nowels amongst others. Melua is currently working in the studio putting the finishing touches to her highly anticipated album with the legendary William Orbit, who stated "this is shaping up to be one of the finest things Ive ever been involved with. I am hearing what can only be described as magic".
Make sure you dont miss out on the opportunity to see one of the worlds most talented performers. Head over to www.viagogo.co.uk and get your Katie Melua tickets today.
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