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Echo & the Bunnymen

Fri 12th Oct SOLD OUT


MCD Presents
Echo and the Bunnymen
The Olympia Theatre
Friday 12th October 2018

Echo & the Bunnymen have announced a series of UK and Ireland tour dates this autumn. Following their sold out May tour dates, the band will play eight shows in October, with a stop-off in Dublin's Olympia Theatre! Pre-order the new Echo & the Bunnymen album, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon from the band’s online shop HERE.


Tickets priced from €39.45 inclusive of booking fee & €1 restoration levy are now sold out, that went on sale via, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 

Approximate stage times are as follows: Doors 7pm, support on the night will come from Jonathan Jackson from ENATION on stage around 8pm. Echo & the Bunnymen are due on stage approximately 9pm.

The new Echo & the Bunnymen studio album, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon will be released on October 5th. As previously revealed, this album sees the band return to their peerless back catalogue to reinterpret thirteen of their most beloved songs with ‘strings and things’. The album also features two future classics – The Somnanbulist and How Far? Recorded at The Dog House Studios with co-producer Andy Wright, the Bunnymen hand-picked the selection of tracks for the album from their majestic, four-decade spanning archive. Mac said of the new versions: “I’m not doing this for anyone else. I’m doing it as it’s important to me to make the songs better. I have to do it.”

The first track released from the album - Seven Seas - is available now to stream, download or as an instant grat with all album pre-orders via the artist store or iTunes. Seven Seas was originally a Top 20 hit in 1984, the third single from their classic fourth studio album Ocean Rain. Listen to the new version of Seven Seas here

The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon features:

1.      Bring on the Dancing Horses
2.      The Somnambulist
3.      Nothing Lasts Forever
4.      Lips Like Sugar
5.      Rescue
6.      Rust
7.      Angels & Devils
8.      Bedbugs & Ballyhoo
9.      Zimbo
10.  Stars Are Stars
11.  Seven Seas
12.  Ocean Rain
13.  The Cutter
14.  How Far?
15.  The Killing Moon

The album is released via BMG on October 5th 2018 as limited 2 x picture disc (only available from the band’s online store), a limited luminous double vinyl (HMV and indie shops only), standard 2  x heavy weight vinyl, cassette and CD. It will be available digitally everywhere. The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon can be pre-ordered here.


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