Olly Murs Announces Right Place Right Time 2013 US Spring Tour
TROUBLEMAKER SURPASSES 500,000 DOWNLOADS
NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — International Pop Star Olly Murs announces his Right Place Right Time 2013 Spring Tour in support of his highly anticipated debut album RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME to be released April 16, 2013. The 12 city tour kicks off April 19 in Maryland and hits Philadelphia, Las Vegas and Atlanta (see below for full dates.) Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, March 15 on www.ollymurs.com.
RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME features the top 20 pop anthem “Troublemaker” featuring Flo-Rida which surpassed over 500,000 downloads this week, the music video for “Troublemaker” has amassed over 32 million views: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aQDOUbErNg. The album will also feature the top 40 summer hit “Heart Skips A Beat” ft. Chiddy Bang.
VH1 hand-selected Olly Murs as their February “You Oughta Know Artist” and is one of Billboard Magazine’s Next Big Things in Music for 2013. Entertainment Weekly also featured Olly as one of their 15 new stars they love, and RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME was selected as one of USA TODAY’s Albums to Watch. Olly’s US debut album features new tracks from Olly’s 3(rd) #1 UK album, also titled RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME, as well as tracks from his double platinum sophomore UK album IN CASE YOU DIDN’T KNOW (see below for full track list). Olly has co-written the entire album in both the UK and US, collaborating with the likes of Steve Robson, Claude Kelly, Wayne Hector, TMS and Andrew Frampton. Olly has also written three songs with his friend, singer/songwriter and fellow Essex boy, Ed Drewett (“Glad You Came,” All Time Low, The Wanted).
Olly debuted “Troublemaker” on LIVE with Kelly and Michael January 23 on ABC and will return to ABC’s Good Morning America on April 17 for a special live performance. Olly will also be making an appearance on the fifth season of the CW series 90210. In the episode set to premiere in April, Olly plays himself and will perform two songs, “Troublemaker,” and “Right Place Right Time.”
Olly’s rise to fame began after he auditioned in 2009 for Britain’s top singing competition show, The X Factor. Simon Cowell said it inspired “the easiest yes I’ve ever given.” In a short amount of time Murs has achieved international success, including two double platinum albums and four #1 singles in the UK. The British superstar, to date, has sold over 5 million records internationally. Olly celebrated a rare double #1 with his latest UK album RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME and single “Troublemaker” simultaneously topping the UK album chart and UK singles chart, respectively.
The Tracklisting for RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME is:
- Army of Two
- Heart Skips a Beat ft Chiddy Bang
- Troublemaker ft Flo Rida
- Dance with Me Tonight
- Hand on Heart
- Hey You Beautiful
- Right Place, Right Time
- Oh My Goodness
- Loud and Clear
- Dear Darlin’
RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME 2013 US Tour Dates:
4/19 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore 4/20 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero Theatre 4/28 Milwaukee, WI The Rave 4/30 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall 5/1 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre 5/4 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's 5/6 Atlanta, GA Center Stage 5/7 Orlando, FL House Of Blues 5/8 Tampa, FL Ritz Ybor 5/11 Las Vegas, NV PURE Nightclub at Caesars 5/14 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore 5/15 Anaheim, CA HOB Anaheim
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