Massive Attack Embarking on Mezzanine Anniversary Tour With Cocteau Twins' Liz Fraser

Music News
10/30/2018
Jasmine Albertson
photo by Marco Prosch

Legendary trip-hop group Massive Attack are celebrating the 21st anniversary of their classic record Mezzanine by taking the album on the road in 2019. With dates spanning Europe, the UK, and North America, the show is described in a press release as the band’s “own personalised nostalgia nightmare head trip.” The audiovisual shows will be a completely new audio / visual production designed by Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja “reconstructed from the original samples and influences.”

To add excitement to the news, Cocteau Twins’ Liz Fraser is said to join them on tour. Fraser collaborated with Massive Attack on Mezzanine’s most well-known songs “Teardrop" and, in 2013, performed with the duo at their “Massive Attack Vs. Adam Curtis” shows. As of now, only the European dates have been announced but the North American tour is slated to kick off in March and will include dates in Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, Saint Paul, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

Watch the video for “Teardrop” and check out the tour dates and below.

 

Jan. 28 - Glasgow, Scotland - SSE Hydro
Jan. 29 - Manchester, England - Manchester Arena
Jan. 31 - Brussels, Belgium - Palias 12
Feb. 1 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - AFAS Live
Feb. 4 - Frankfurt, Germany - Jahrhunderthalle
Feb. 5 - Munich, Germany - Zenith
Feb. 6 - Milan, Italy - Mediolanum Forum
Feb. 8 -  Rome, Italy - Palalottomatica
Feb. 9 - Padua, Italy - Kioene Arena
Feb. 11 - Paris, France - Zenith
Feb. 13 - Nantes, France - Zenith de Nantes Metropole
Feb. 14 - Bordeaux, France - Bordeaux Metropole Arena
Feb. 18 - Lisbon, Portugal - Campo Pequeno
Feb. 22 - London, England - O2 Arena
Feb. 24 - Dublin, Ireland - 3Arena
March 01 - Bristol, England - Steel Yard, Bristol

 

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