Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry launches "fun, freaky, sad, weird, joyful" solo career with tour

Chvrches‘ Lauren Mayberry has revealed she shall be launching her solo profession and introduced tour dates throughout the US, UK and EU.

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Mayberry took to social media to share the announcement of her solo profession. The singer posted a video on an Instagram carousel that sees her strolling and posing on public transportation in an orange gown with gems on her face.

The video additionally incorporates a voiceover of Mayberry saying: “The only thing I ever really wanted as a writer, as a performer was to connect with people. Being the only girl and the only woman in so many bands I’ve been in was a very lonely experience a lot of the time I internalized a lot of things and it’s strange to start unravelling some of that.”

Her voiceover ends with: “It’s not an ending and it’s not a beginning but it would be a shame to let this moment go to waste.”

The caption of the announcement learn: “This year is the 10th anniversary of the first CHVRCHES album. I met Iain and Martin when I was 23 — a little baby of a person, in hindsight. Looking back on what we’ve achieved together, so much of it doesn’t feel real or even possible. Thank you to every person who has been a part of that.”

“I am so proud of all the chapters our band has been able to have and I am so grateful to my bandmates for taking me on that journey with them. We are all confident that the CHVRCHES story has many more pages yet to be written,”she added.

She continued: “For now, though, I am excited / terrified / bewildered to tell you that I have been working on my first ever solo music and will be able to start sharing it soon.”

The caption additionally revealed that for a very long time, Mayberry couldn’t think about doing something exterior of the band saying that for the reason that age of 15, she was at all times in bands as a manner of desirous to belong someplace badly.

“But as I sail / stumble through this era of my life (your 20s really do go by in a flash, kids), it has started to feel like there are things I want to write and say and do that need to be done on my own,” she shared.

The singer added: “This solo project, I hope, will be my fun, freaky, sad, weird, joyful pop playground and I am so looking forward to sharing it with you.”

Mayberry shall be embarking on a solo tour that may span between the US, UK and EU. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, July 21 at 10am for the US and on Monday, July 24 at 10am. Go to right here for all US tickets, right here for UK tickets and right here for EU tickets.

Lauren Mayberry Tour Dates Poster. Credit score: PRESS

Lauren Mayberry solo tour dates are: 

4 – Washington, DC, 9:30 Membership
16 – Brooklyn, NY, Music Corridor of Williamsburg
18 – Allston, MA, Brighton Music Corridor
20 – Toronto, ON, Horseshoe Tavern
22 – Chicago, IL, Lincoln Corridor
23 – Urbana, IL, Pygmalion
25 – Seattle, WA, Neumos
26 – Portland, OR, Mississippi Studios
28 – San Francisco, CA, August Corridor
29 – Los Angeles, CA, Troubadour

5 – Glasgow, UK, Oran Mor
6 – Birmingham, UK, O2 Institute 3
8 – Manchester, UK, Gorilla
9 – London, UK, Scala
11 – Amsterdam, NL, Melkweg Oz
12 – Berlin, DE, Lido
13 – Munich, Strom
15 – Paris, FR, La Maroquinerie
16 – Cologne, DE, Luxor
17 – Prague, CZ, Rock Cafe
19 – Vienna, AT, Flex
21 – Zurich, CH, Bogen F
22 – Milan, IT, Magnolia
24 – Barcelona, ES, La Nau
25 – Madrid, ES, Sala Capernico

She is just not the one member of Chvrches to embark on a aspect venture. Iain Cook dinner teamed up with Scott Paterson previously of Sons & Daughters to launch their new venture, Safety.

Chatting with NME final yr, when requested about the way forward for Chvrches, Cook dinner stated: “I’m pretty certain we’ll get round to album five in time, but there hasn’t really been any debate yet about when we’ll start that, but I’m sure it’s coming.”

The band’s final LP launch was 2021’s ‘Screen Violence’. In a four-star overview of the album, NME shared: “For all the doom and gloom that living in our digital world brings, it’s not all bad, as ‘Screen Violence’ shows. After all, without our devices, apps and screens, this record wouldn’t exist and, given that it’s Chvrches’ best effort yet and a glimmeringly great addition to 2021’s cultural highlights, that would be a travesty.”

They launched ‘Over’, a stand alone single, earlier this yr. Chatting with NME about releasing the monitor, Mayberry stated: “It seemed a bit stupid to sit on it for an indeterminate amount of time until we’re ready to work on the next thing.”

She continued: “So we kind of figured we would free ourselves from the self-imposed album cycle rules and just put the song out because we have it, and we’ve got loads more touring to do this year. So it felt nice to try something different for a change, go out of our comfort zone.”

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