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Mike And The Mechanics Announce New Album 'Let Me Fly'

Friday, 10 February 2017 Written by Laura Johnson

Mike and the Mechanics have revealed the details of their new album.

'Let Me Fly' is due to arrive on April 7 via BMG. Discussing the follow up to 2011's 'The Road', Mike Rutherford said: 

“'The Road' didn’t move anyone’s world as we made it just after we’d met. We’ve learned to play together now. For me, it’s about proving I can write a good song, but the older you get, the less you let yourself off with ’it’s not bad’, the less you pretend and the tougher you are on yourself. The hardest part of the whole process is staying relevant, but anyone who says success doesn’t matter is a liar: what you really want is people to like it. Then you feel it’s all been worth it. It’s as simple as that. Oh and my wife loves it, more than she’s loved an album of mine for a while! Trust me, that’s a really good sign.”

Check out the album's tracklist and artwork below.

  1.  Let Me Fly
  2. Are You Ready
  3. Wonder
  4. The Best Is Yet To Come
  5. Save The World
  6. High Life
  7. Don’t Know What Came Over Me
  8. The Letter
  9. Not Out Of Love
  10. Love Left Over
  11. I’ll Be There For You
  12. Save My Soul

Tomorrow the band will play the first date of their Word Of Mouth tour, which will stop in venues across the UK and Ireland throughout February and March, including a show at the Royal Albert Hall in London. They will also support Phil Collins at his British Summer Time Hyde Park show on June 30. Tickets are on sale now.

Mike and the Mechanics Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat February 11 2017 - BELFAST Mandela Hall
Sun February 12 2017 - DUBLIN Olympia
Tue February 14 2017 - BUXTON Opera House
Wed February 15 2017 - GATESHEAD Sage Gateshead
Fri February 17 2017 - YORK York Barbican Centre
Sun February 19 2017 - CARLISLE Carlisle Sands Centre
Mon February 20 2017 - LLANDUDNO Venue Cymru
Tue February 21 2017 - LIVERPOOL Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Thu February 23 2017 - LEICESTER De Montfort Hall
Fri February 24 2017 - NOTTINGHAM Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Sat February 25 2017 - BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall
Mon February 27 2017 - STOKE Victoria Hall
Tue February 28 2017 - GUILDFORD G Live Guildford
Wed March 01 2017 - BRISTOL Colston Hall
Fri March 03 2017 - PLYMOUTH Plymouth Pavilions
Sat March 04 2017 - CARDIFF St David's Hall
Sun March 05 2017 - OXFORD New Theatre Oxford
Tue March 07 2017 - READING Hexagon Theatre
Wed March 08 2017 - CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Corn Exchange
Thu March 09 2017 - IPSWICH Ipswich Regent Theatre
Sat March 11 2017 - SOUTHEND Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Mon March 13 2017 - BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Wed March 15 2017 - MANCHESTER Bridgewater Hall
Fri March 17 2017 - PERTH Perth Concert Hall
Sat March 18 2017 - ABERDEEN His Majesty's Theatre
Sun March 19 2017 - EDINBURGH Festival Theatre Edinburgh
Tue March 21 2017 - GLASGOW Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Wed March 22 2017 - SHEFFIELD Sheffield City Hall
Fri March 24 2017 - BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth Pavilion
Sat March 25 2017 - PORTSMOUTH Portsmouth Guildhall
Sun March 26 2017 - LONDON Royal Albert Hall
Tue March 28 2017 - SALISBURY Salisbury City Hall

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