The Script announce Belfast return for 2018
The Script will play at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Tuesday 6th February 2018.
Following an intimate, sold out UK & Ireland tour in celebration of their new album Freedom Child, The Script are now set to return to Ireland to play three arena shows in February. Kicking off in Belfast on Tuesday 6th February at the SSE Arena, the Irish three-piece then head down to their hometown of Dublin where they play two shows at 3Arena on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th February.
Last Friday, The Script released their brand-new album Freedom Child, out now, on Columbia Records and are leading the way on the Official Chart Update. The Script are currently outperforming their closest rivals by over two copies to one and if it stays at #1 it would see The Script earn their fourth UK Number 1 album. Freedom Child also topped the iTunes chart in their native Ireland, as well as a further 13 countries. They have also entered the Top 10 in 47 markets around the globe. The Script also peaked at #2 on iTunes in the USA and head to the States this week for a series of high profile promotion.
Freedom Child sees the band presenting a collection of urgent, timely, future-facing anthems that speak of both real-life events and real-time sonic adventurism. The album was recorded between London and Los Angeles and for the first time, the band chose to work with some outside writers and producers including Toby Gad and Nasri Atweh.
The first single from Freedom Child, Rain, was immediately added to playlists up and down the country and stormed straight into the Top 10 on iTunes – where it still sits! Rain is picking up a phenomenal amount of support around the world – it has been playlisted by Radio 1, Radio 2, Capital and many more and is currently the 3rd most played song on national radio. It’s also been added to over 300 playlists on Spotify and the video has already been viewed almost 10 million times.
The Script are one of the world’s most successful bands and have sold over 29 million records. The Irish three-piece have scored x3 multi-platinum albums, all of which were #1 in the UK. The Script have also picked up a huge following in the USA where they have x4 platinum selling singles under their belt. The Script are also one of the biggest live bands, having sold over 1.4 million tickets across 203 headline shows and they sold out the legendary Croke Park stadium in their hometown in a matter of minutes.
Buy the new album ‘Freedom Child’ from thescriptmusic.com by 12 noon on Thursday 7th September to get exclusive tour presale access from 9:30am until 6pm on Saturday 9th September.
Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on Friday, 15th September – buy yours here.