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Magnet gigs around the UK

 Date:09/10/2005 - 20/10/2005
 Type:Culture, Music
 Location:Nationwide

Singer/songwriter Magnet will tour the UK following the release of his third album 'The Tourniquet'.

Magnet, who's real name is Even Johansen, has continuously received great reviews from British music press and his latest album was released on 22 August. On his UK tour he will support British band The Engineers.

Magnet says his music follows in the footsteps of traditional folkdom and modern surrealism, treading a neat path between the two. He draws upon a vast array of influences, from the dusty warmth of Gram Parsons to the ethereal electronica of Air, tenderly etching out the mark that is his own unique sound. Influential music magazine NME has likened Magnet to artists Tim Buckley and Coldplay, and others have placed him in the ranks of such names as Johnny Cash, Elliott Smith, Beck and the Doves.

Magnet UK tour
9 October Southend @ Chinnery’s
10 October Brighton @ Komedia
11 October Bristol @ The Fleece
13 October London @ The Scala
14 October Northampton @ Soundhaus
15 October Nottingham @ Rescue Rooms
16 October Leeds @ Cockpit
18 October Glasgow @ King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
19 October Manchester @ Academy 3
20 October Liverpool @ Barfly

Tickets are available from venue box offices and online ticket offices.



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Magnet tours the UK with The Engineers in OctoberPhoto: homeofmagnet.com