June sees the release of Ali Campbell’s much anticipate third solo album ‘Flying High’, his first to be recorded since splitting from UB40. The album comes after Campbell struck worldwide success in 2007 with ‘Running Free’.

Campbell, former lead singer of world-renowned group UB40, experiments with the many genres of reggae music in this album and with ‘Flying High’ scheduled to release this summer, it’s set to be the potential soundtrack to summer.

Expect to hear artists such as Craig David, Sway, Jamaica’s Lady Saw and Shaggy, Germany’s Gentleman and South Africa’s Danny K & The Soweto Gospel Choir join in Campbell’s new venture.

Ivor Novello Award winning Campbell will also be touring this summer; check out the dates below:

JUNE 2009

Sun 14th, Margate
Fri 19th, Bristol
Sun 21st, Glasgow
Mon 22nd, Newcastle
Wed 24th, Manchester
Thu 25th, Sheffield
Sat 27th, Birmingham
Sun 28th, Liverpool
Mon 29th, Nottingham

JULY 2009

Thu 2nd, London
Fri 3rd, Ipswich
Sat 4th, Cambridge

Ticket price and info:
£30.00 Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Liverpool, Nottingham, Ipswich, Cambridge
£32.50 Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London
24hr Ticket Hotline: 0870 735 5000

Words by Nadifa Sheikhey