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Lianne La Havas British Singer Announces Fall North American Tour Supporting John Legend
August 13 2012

LIANNE LA HAVAS

British Singer Announces Fall North American Tour Supporting John Legend



Is Your Love Big Enough?

Critically Praised Debut Album Out Now on Nonesuch Records



âNot just one of the yearâs best debuts, but one of the yearâs best albums.â -Associated Press



âItâs hard not to want to shout, âViva La Havas!ââ -San Francisco Chronicle



âThe stuff of Best New Artist Grammysâ -NPR Music First Listen





London-based singer Lianne La Havas has announced details for her first North American tour promoting her highly praised debut album Is Your Love Big Enough?, out now on Nonesuch Records. She will support nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend on 14 dates, in addition to her previously announced September headline shows: September 11 at Bowery Ballroom in New York and September 13 at Le Belmont in Montreal.



La Havasâ live show has been described as âstunningâ (New Yorker) and GQ noted of a recent show, âHer voice was like velvet, so beautiful and filled with such soul and emotion... a totally original singer; playing her guitar, singing her own songs that transported the room.â



Lianne La Havas is one of the UKâs most buzzed-about new talents and has received international acclaim for her music, live performances and funky fashion sense. Her critically praised debut album Is Your Love Big Enough? was produced by Matt Hales (Aqualung) and recorded in Los Angeles and Brooklyn during the summer of 2011.







TOUR DATES



Sep 11 New York, NY â Bowery Ballroom *headline show

Sep 13 Montreal, QC â Le Belmont Sur Le Boulevard *headline show

Oct 29 Brooklyn, NY - Barclay's Center

Oct 30 Boston, MA - Wang Center

Nov 01 Upper Darby PA - Tower Theatre

Nov 03 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall

Nov 04 Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre

Nov 07 Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre

Nov 08 Nashville, TN - Andrew Jackson Hall

Nov 10 Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center

Nov 11 Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Nov 13 Albuquerque, NM - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Nov 14 Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre

Nov 16 Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs Casino

Nov 18 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern

Nov 19 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern

+ all dates with John Legend except where noted


DIGITAL ASSETS


âIntroducing Lianne La Havasâ (video): http://youtu.be/IAGPc_HzTFs

âIs Your Love Big Enoughâ (video): http://youtu.be/TcXl6CDqpvY

3-Song Album Sampler via Soundcloud (mp3 streams):

http://soundcloud.com/nonesuchrecords/sets/lianne-la-havas-is-your-love



PRESS QUOTES



âItâs gotten to that point in the dog days of August where the air is stale and nothing seems to be moving. But sometimes all it takes to snap me out of a late-summer heat coma is the sound of a new and electrifying voiceâ like that of Lianne La Havas.â - NPR All Things Considered



âThis has already been a great year for women in music, and with âIs Your Love Big Enough?,â Miss La Havas vaults right to the big leagues. Repeated listenings only prove how strong and artful this collection is.â - Los Angeles Times



âA voice that hints at Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse and Erykah Badu but is fully her ownâ¦Itâs rhythm as resilience and life force, an innate sense of confidence that makes even her bitter songs somehow reassuring.â - New York Times



âHer debut album, âIs Your Love Big Enough?â takes her earthy jazz, folk and R&B influences and applies them to a terrific range of material... itâs hard not to want to shout, âViva La Havas!ââ â San Francisco Chronicle



âTaken collectively, Is Your Love Big Enough?... is the stuff of Best New Artist Grammys, which so often reward this kind of hyper-accessible entry point into a smart, sophisticated sound worldâ â NPR Music First Listen



âMost Likely To: Reinforce your belief that truly talented musicians do still exist.â â NYLON



ALBUM PURCHASE LINKS



Nonesuch Store: http://www.nonesuch.com/albums/is-your-love-big-enough

iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/lianne-la-havas/id46998355





http://www.liannelahavas.com