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Travis frontman Fran Healy is set to release his debut solo effort, Wreckorder, on October 5th via Ryko.

The 10-song “emotionally challenging” Wreckorder was recorded in Berlin, New York and Vermont is said to be “the sound of a songwriter who embodied the spirit of Britpop and continues to artistically evolve.” First single “Buttercups” is streaming now at Spin.com. Also of note, two very special guests joined the Wreckorder proceedings: Neko Case sits in for a duet on album highlight “Sing Me to Sleep,” and Paul McCartney can be found laying down the bass guitar on “As it Comes.”

Currently on tour with Keane, Healy has also confirmed solo shows on the west coast. Each show will feature Healy performing a solo acoustic set along with various Travis songs.

TOUR DATES:

* Indicates show with Keane

July 23            House of Blues             Las Vegas, NV*
July 25            Warehouse Live            Houston, TX*
July 26            House of Blues             Dallas, TX*
July 28            Vic Theatre                   Chicago, IL*
July 30            Molson Amphitheatre    Toronto, ON
July 31            Parc Jean Drapeau        Montreal, QB
August 3         BOA Pavilion                  Boston, MA*
August 5         Merriweather Pavilion     Columbia, MD*
August 6         Williamsburg Waterfront  Brooklyn, NY*
August 7         Mann Music Center         Philadelphia, PA*
August 10        Riverside Theatre           Milwaukee, WI*
August 11        First Avenue                   Minneapolis, MN*
August 12        West End Cultural Ctr    Winnipeg, MB
August 14        Grand Theatre                Calgary, AB
August 15        Starlite Room                 Edmonton, AB
August 17        Vogue Theatre               Vancouver, BC
August 18        Triple Door                     Seattle, WA
August 20        Aladdin Theatre             Portland, OR

 
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