Led by Mike Skinner, The Streets have announced live shows for April 2018.Skinner, who released five studio albums between 20 under The Streets, will be playing their first tour in seven years.
When you DJ they tell you that you don’t need a tour bus and you don’t need to think up things to say between the songs. “With my Tonga parties, the new rap and grime MC’s I have been producing and the DJing, I have been living with music since making The Streets for nearly as long as I made The Streets.
I’m not the guy smoking in the car anymore though, I have become the guy in the club, so I hope I will be excused for putting on after parties in nightclubs after every show”.
When you DJ they tell you that you don’t need a tour bus and you don’t need to think up things to say between the songs."But seriously, it’s been long enough.
With my Tonga parties, the new rap and grime MC’s I have been producing and the DJing, I have been living with music since making The Streets for nearly as long as I made The Streets.
The Streets ended up releasing 6 studio albums but will be best remembered for their iconic debut album.
On why now is the right time to return to the stage, The Streets' Mike Skinner said: “I’ve missed tour buses very much.Tickets for the 2018 UK tour will go on sale from 13th October.Mike Skinner is bringing The Streets out of retirement with a greatest hits tour It was recently announced that The Streets would be embarking on a greatest hits UK tour next year, named The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The light.Skinner has always identified himself with Birmingham and he is a keen supporter of Birmingham City. He also wore it in the music video for his remix of Bloc Party's single "Banquet". A subsidiary of 679 Recordings, The Beats was home to British hip-hop acts such as The Mitchell Brothers, Example and Professor Green. After shelving The Streets, Skinner launched a new project, called The D. The remix features on Context's second EP, Hindsight is the Purest Form of Romance (2014).In 2008 Skinner took time off from The Streets to battle symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and later wrote the song "Trying to Kill M. In addition, he has tried to raise awareness that "it's not just depression. Another statement he has released on the topic: "I was incapacitated. In 2015, he remixed Slaves' breakthrough single "Cheer Up London" alongside Jammer.It will be the first time The Streets have performed for seven years after Skinner said goodbye to the project with a farewell tour in 2010.