Friday, February 18, 2011

Live dates, album release, and "Future's Bright"


United States album release

On March 22, Razor & Tie will release Richard Ashcroft's United Nations of Sound album in the United States.

US shows announced

That same night, Ashcroft will appear on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show in New York City performing "Are You Ready?" followed by a yet-to-be announced second track to appear exclusively on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show website. The Roots will appear as a backing band.

Following the US TV appearance:

The Adjustment Bureau

Ashcroft's track "Are You Ready?" will be featured in the closing credits to the upcoming Matt Damon film, The Adjustment Bureau, out in March.  A second track, "Future's Bright," which is co-written by Ashcroft and ten-time Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman, will be featured within the film as well.