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  • Susan Boyle to Have "Hope" This Fall, Embarking on First U.S. Tour

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:45

    Susan Boyle to Have "Hope" This Fall, Embarking on First U.S. Tour  - New album due out October 21

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    Singing sensation Susan Boyle catapulted to international stardom in 2009, smashed music records around the world, sold over 22 million albums and now she returns with an incredible album of inspiration songs and her sixth studio album in five years.

    Hope will be released via SYCO/Columbia Records on Tuesday, October 21.

    Hope heralds a new era of music for Britain's Got Talent discoveree Susan Boyle, where ballads marry with uptempo songs.

    Su Bo is planning to tour the U.S. for the first time in October 2014.

    She is coming to America, finally, so can we get a "Yay!?"

    Talking about her sixth album, Su Bo said, "I have really enjoyed making this album. I had a huge input in music suggestions and finally have been able to record one of my all time favorites, 'Angel,' originally by Sarah McLachlan. I also am pleased to be able to sing some uptempo songs that show variation in my repertoire. There are also iconic songs, which were a risk to take on but I hope I've done them justice in my own way. John Lennon's 'Imagine' was one of the hardest to record, not because of the music or the vocals but because I wanted to do his song justice. Of course the die -hard Lennon fans will probably criticize but I hope that people like my personal take on the song. I themed this album around inspiration and hope because those are two elements we all need in our life to drive us forward and inspire us to go out and capture our dreams- they worked for me after all."

    Hope Track Listing:

    1. Wish You Were Here
    2. I Can Only Imagine
    3. Angel
    4. Abide With Me
    5. Imagine
    6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
    7. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    8. The Impossible Dream
    9. Oh Happy Day
    10. You Raise Me Up (Featuring Lakewood Church Choir)

    And for her U.S. maiden voyage, she has a batch of dates booked. Those dates are below.

    Susan Boyle Tour Dates:

    DATE VENUE MARKET
    Wednesday, October 08 Balboa Theatre San Diego, CA
    Thursday, October 09 Arlington Theatre Santa Barbara, CA
    Saturday, October 11 SHN Orpheum Theatre San Francisco, CA
    Sunday, October 12 Community Center Theatre Sacramento, CA
    Tuesday, October 14 San Jose Center for the Performing Arts San Jose, CA
    Thursday, October 16 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
    Friday, October 17 Orpheum Theatre Phoenix, AZ
    Sunday, October 19 Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center Midland, TX
    Monday, October 20 Bass Hall Ft. Worth, TX
    Tuesday, October 21 Tobin Center San Antonio, TX
    Thursday, October 23 Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland Kansas City, MO
    Friday, October 24 Whitney Hall Louisville, KY
    Sunday, October 26 Atlanta Symphony Hall Atlanta, GA
    Monday, October 27 Peace Concert Hall Greenville, SC
    Wednesday, October 29 Durham Performing Arts Center Durham, NC
    Thursday, October 30 North Charleston Performing Arts Center N. Charleston, SC
    Saturday, November 01 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
    Sunday, November 02 King Center for the Performing Arts Melbourne, FL
    Monday, November 03 Broward Center for the Performing Arts Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Wednesday, November 05 Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Sarasota, FL
    Thursday, November 06 Times-Union Center's Moran Theater Jacksonville, FL

    For more tour info, visit susanboylemusic.com.

    Will you be having Hope with Su Bo?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    09.16.14



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