– Lily Allen – one of the U.K.’s most influential songwriters and cultural commentators – will launch her first North American tour in four years on October 5 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. The run also includes a show at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles (October 8) and a concert at New York City’s Terminal 5 (October 20). Lily will also headline a number of UK and European festivals this summer.
No Shame, which will be released via Warner Bros. Records on June 8, is a frank and confessional album filled with songs that address the end of Lily’s marriage, her feelings about being a mother, stories of partying too hard, making friends, losing friends, and, crucially, ultimately, a sense of catharsis, that she’s coming out on the other side. “There’s no shame in anything I’m saying,” she explains, of the candor that led to the title.
In a four-star review, NME said, “[No Shame] contains some of her most candid songwriting. It’s also consistently gripping and very affecting.” MOJO also awarded the album four stars and observed, “Allen pulls off a high-stakes comeback with aplomb.” Office noted, “The new music feels like Lily Allen 2.0—refined, matured, and streamlined. It’s lo-fi and bass heavy…in an age where internet warriors are relentless in trying to tear down idiosyncrasy—to shame you into being tame—it’s a blessing that Lily Allen still finds a way to come out on top.”
“The album…feels far more personal and raw than her previous work,” said InStyle in this recent Q&A. GQ hailed No Shame as “a tightly-plotted, brutally honest 14-song effort” and noted, “It's Allen's opportunity to grab her story back from those who've tried to own it…Much of No Shame tackles the hardest shit life can throw at you.” The Guardian praised “Trigger Bang” as “a return to the melancholic pop that made her so intriguing.”
Lily was nominated for a GRAMMY® for “Best Alternative Album” for her full-length debut, Alright, Still which was certified Gold in the U.S. She has had three U.K. number 1 singles, two number 1 albums and has sold more than 5 million albums worldwide. Lily was recently featured on “Cigarettes and Cush” from Stormzy’s acclaimed Gang Signs and Prayer.
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