“Boris Johnson disappointed the music industry once again”
Sam Fender has informed fans that some deliveries of his new album, Seventeen Going Under, have been delayed due to “Brexit customs issues” and “lack of fuel”.
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The North Shields singer-songwriter released her second album yesterday (October 8), previewed by ‘Howden Aldi Death Q’, ‘Aye’, ‘Get You Down’, ‘Spit Off You’ and the album’s title track had gone. And its acoustic version.
This evening (October 9), Fender took to social media to thank fans for their support and announced that multiple deliveries of the album were delayed “apparently due to Brexit customs issues and lack of fuel”. Is.
“Absolutely buzzing with the album response. Thank you all very much,” Fender wrote on Twitter. “Obviously Brexit customs issues and fuel shortages have delayed some album orders by a few days.”
He continued: “@BorisJohnson let the music industry down again. They’ll be with you soon X”
The album absolutely buzzed with the response. thank you all so much
Orders for some albums have been delayed by a few days, apparently due to Brexit customs issues and fuel shortages. @BorisJohnson Torn down the music industry once again. They will be with you soon 🙏X pic.twitter.com/tvhkxOSr7J
— Sam Fender (@samfendermusic) October 9, 2021
In a four-star review of Fender’s new album, GranthshalaWill Richards said: “If ‘Hypersonic Missile’ was the sound of a young boy gazing out at the world, ‘Seventeen Going Under’ gives Fender the feeling that it can kick back too hard, and that every blow and Injury counts.
“But it seems he has found that time has passed and that most wounds – even the deepest ones – will eventually heal, if he can allow them.”
In the meantime, Fender has announced its biggest UK headline tour to date for 2022 – check out the full schedule below.
Fender’s nine-show stint included an appearance at Wembley Arena in London on 1 April, with events in Nottingham (20 March), Liverpool (21 March), Glasgow (26 March) and Newcastle (5 April).
Following the spring dates, the musicians will play Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on 6 July.
20 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
21 – M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
24 – 3Arena, Dublin
26 – SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow
27 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
30 – Brighton Center
1 – SSE Arena Wembley, London
5 – Utilita Arena, Newcastle
6 – Castlefield Bowl, Manchester