Watch Sturgill Simpson's Mesmerising New Video For The Promise + UK Tour Announced

Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Napoleon Dynamite fans may recognise The Promise as being that song soundtracking the film's closing scene. 80s New Wave aficionados may simply know it for being Manchester band, When In Rome's lone US hit single. Either way, Sturgill Simpson takes it apart and puts it back together in a distinctly non-New Wave type way. And hell is it good.Go ahead and allow yourself to be transfixed by Sturgill in this brand new video for, you guessed it, The Promise, premiering now via NPR: the unveiling of this fabulous new video, we have the exciting news announce that Sturgill will be bringing his full band over to the UK for the first time this October. Tickets are on sale now!

SUMMER TOUR DATES29 Jun - GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL24 Jul - LONDON, Bush Hall25 Jul - SHEFFIELD, Greystones26 Jul - PERTH, Southern Fried Festival27 Jul - AMSTERDAM, ParadisoFULL BAND TOUR30 Sep - NOTTINGHAM, The Maze01 Oct - BRISTOL, St. Bonaventure's02 Oct - LIVERPOOL, Leaf03 Oct - CORK, Triskel Arts Centre04 Oct - DUBLIN, Whelan's05 Oct - GLASGOW, Oran Mor06 Oct - GATESHEAD, The Sage