Fryars chosen to support Lily Allen on UK tour

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Upcoming star Fryars has been chosen to support Lily Allen on her forthcoming UK tour.

In support of his debut album release, Power, which is out on November, 17 Fryars will perform dates throughout October, November and December.

Dates are

14 October London, The Courtyard Theatre (headline show)

22 November Glasgow, O2 Academy (w/ Lily Allen)

23 November Sheffield, O2 Academy (w/ Lily Allen)

25 November Manchester, O2 Academy (w/ Lily Allen)

26 November Birmingham, O2 Academy (w/ Lily Allen)

27 November Brighton Centre (w/ Lily Allen)

29 November Plymouth Pavilions (w/ Lily Allen)

30 November Portsmouth, Guildhall (w/ Lily Allen)

11 December Leeds, Canal Mills (w/ Wild Beasts)

12 December O2 Academy , Brixton (w/ Lily Allen)

Fryars has announced the release of his new single Cool Like Me, the latest to be lifted from his eagerly anticipated album Power. The single comes backed with remixes by Marc Kinchen and Jax Jones. Cool Like Me and Power are both released on 17 November via Fiction Records.

Power was produced by Fryars and Luke Smith, with additional production by Rodaidh McDonald (the xx, How to Dress Well, Savages), and includes the critically acclaimed singles Prettiest Ones Fly Highest and The Power. The latter, plus Cool Like Me and album track In My Arms, are available as instant grat tracks for those pre-ordering the long player.

Fryars will play a special one-off London headline show at the Courtyard Theatre on 14 October, and is confirmed as support for Lily Allen on her UK tour in November-December. He co-wrote two tracks on Lily Allen’s number one album Sheezus and sometimes plays live with her, most recently a short notice headline performance at Latitude Festival.

Fryars is the musical brainchild of London-based 24 year old Benjamin Garrett, whose peerless sound has won him fans from Kanye West to Depeche Mode, and seen him tour with acts as diverse as London Grammar and Wild Beasts. Fryars also features on - and produced - Cold, the recent Rae Morris single.