Post-Punk Legends The Chameleons to Embark on UK, Europe and USA Tour This Summer
The tour will take them to cities like London, Edinburgh, Paris and Berlin, before heading over to the US later in Fall.
The Chameleons, featuring original members Mark Burgess and Reg Smithies, have announced a series of UK and European shows this summer, along with a full USA tour this autumn alongside The Mission and Theatre of Hate. This news has been eagerly awaited by fans of the band, who have been craving the chance to see them live again in this setup.
Formed in Manchester, England in 1981, The Chameleons quickly became one of the most important and influential bands of the post-punk era. Their sound was characterized by atmospheric guitars, intricate rhythms, and introspective lyrics.Despite the fact that they were never as commercially successful as some of their peers, such as Joy Division or The Smiths, their music has continued to resonate with fans over the years. Many of their albums, such as “Script of the Bridge” and “Strange Times”, are considered classics of the post-punk genre, and their influence can be heard in the music of countless bands that have followed in their footsteps.
Looking back on The Chameleons’ legacy, it’s clear that their influence has only grown over the years. Their music has become a touchstone for fans of alternative and post-punk music, and their unique sound continues to inspire new generations of musicians. In many ways, The Chameleons were ahead of their time, and their music still sounds as fresh and innovative today as it did over thirty years ago.
The band’s upcoming tour will take them to cities throughout the UK and Europe, including London, Edinburgh, Paris, and Berlin, among others. Then, in the autumn, they will embark on a full USA tour alongside The Mission and Theatre of Hate, hitting cities from coast to coast.
This tour offers the perfect opportunity to discover their timeless sound and experience the energy and passion of their live shows. So, for those lucky enough to attend one of The Chameleons’ upcoming shows, prepare to be transported back in time to the golden age of post-punk, and to experience the magic of one of the most legendary bands of the era.
An overview of all shows as well as tickets can be found here.
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