Finnish slide-guitarist and European Blues Award winner Erja Lyytinen returns to the UK in March 2019. The 12-date tour will include shows in Brighton (March 18), Sheffield (March 21), Glasgow (March 23), London (March 26) and Birmingham (March 28). Tickets for all dates are available now viaor from the Box Office (no booking fee): 01472 349 222 (Mon-Fr: 9am-5pm).
Erja will release her new studio album in 2019 on her own record label Tuohi Records. The new album will feature guest performances from Sonny Landreth and Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson). The album will include Erja’s two new singles “Without You” and “Another World”, which were released digitally in 2018.
“The song has a lot of meanings,” says Erja about the single ‘Another World’. “First of all, it is a love story. It´s a dream about loving somebody in another dimension, because it´s not possible in this world. I have always loved sci-fi movies, so I wanted to add something extra-terrestrial and supernatural to the video, too. It also points out how important it is for us to be aware of environmental aspects. Do we need to find another planet someday to be able to breathe? All this has been wrapped together by these two worlds happening at the same time, and how in the end it is important that we as lovers, and as a human race, could survive.”
Erja continues: “We added big guitars on the track and it has a guitar solo inspired of blues rock – guitarists such as Eric Gales and Jimi Hendrix. The melodic 80´s rock music was also a source of inspiration while writing the song. Heart is one of my all-time favourite rock bands, and when performing their hit song “Alone” on Stars Stars on National TV last year, it kind of brought me back to that music style.”
Further info about the Erja Lyytinen’s new single and November UK tour, here.
ERJA LYYTINEN – MARCH 2019 UK TOUR
Brighton, Komedia – 18 March
Bridport, Electric Palace – 19 March
Milton Keynes, The Stables – 20 March
Sheffield, The Greystones – 21 March
Scarborough, Blues Festival – 22 March
Glasgow, Nice ‘N’ Sleazy – 23 March
Kinross, The Green Hotel – 24 March
London, 100 Club – 26 March
Oxford, The Bullingdon – 27 March
Birmingham, Hare And Hounds – 28 March
Southport, The Atkinson – 29 March
Bromsgrove, The Artrix – 30 March