Grammy Living Legend winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Rod Stewart is tackling two momentous rock-star milestones in 2013. The first is his landmark new album 'Time' - his first album of new material in almost 20 years - released on Monday and set to top the charts. The second is the one of most exciting UK tours of his career!
As part of the four-city Time tour, Rod has been announced as one of the initial headliners for the first purpose-built music venue in the UK - the 13,000 capacity Leeds Arena. Rod will also play Liverpool, Newcastle and London as part of the Time Tour which follows his hugely successful Live The Life tour in June. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 24th May through www.aeglive.co.uk
SEPTEMBER 2013 TOUR
17th SEPTEMBER LIVERPOOL ECHO ARENA
20TH SEPTEMBER LONDON O2 ARENA
24TH SEPTEMBER LEEDS ARENA
27TH SEPTEMBER NEWCASTLE METRO ARENA
Rod Stewart said: "2013 is a momentous year for me. I am excited to showcase this new material for the first time in two decades. Nothing means more to me than performing for a live audience and I can't wait to get back to the UK!"
The tour coincides with the release of Rod's first album of songs he has written and produced in almost 20 years. This landmark album marks Stewart's long-awaited return to his songwriting roots with across the board critical acclaim. In addition to six of the extraordinary tracks from Time, the tour will of course feature many of Rod's classic hits including 'You Wear It Well', 'Maggie May', 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy', 'Baby Jane', 'The First Cut is the Deepest', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It', 'Tonight's The Night' and 'Sailing'.
Rod Stewart has released 27 studio albums and garnered an estimated 150 million in album sales worldwide. With a career now in its fifth decade, Stewart has clocked up over six consecutive number one albums, 62 hit singles with 31 top 10s and six number 1s.