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MUMFORD & SONS’ DELTA CERTIFIED GOLD UPON RELEASE IN CANADA

 

 

63-DATE WORLDWIDE ARENA TOUR BEGINS TONIGHT

 

16 November 2018 (Toronto, ON) - Delta, the highly anticipated new album from multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Mumford & Sons, is out today on Gentlemen of the Road/Glassnote Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company. Upon release, the album was certified gold in Canada. Stream/ purchase here. Produced by Paul Epworth, the record was written collectively by the band and recorded at London’s The Church Studios.

 

In celebration of release, the band will embark on an extensive 63-date worldwide arena tour beginning tonight at Dublin’s 3 Arena and will span throughout next spring including fall North American stops at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center (sold out), Boston’s TD Garden (sold out), New York’s Madison Square Garden (two nights, first sold out), DC’s Capital One Arena (sold out) and Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena (two nights, first sold out). Special guest Maggie Rogers will join as support. The band’s largest tour to date, the Delta Tour 2018/2019 includes over 800,000 tickets, which are now on sale via https://www.mumfordandsons.com/live. See below for complete tour details.

 

Already receiving widespread attention, the first single, “Guiding Light,” recently enjoyed one of the biggest add weeks ever at both Alternative and AAA radio—closing out every station at both panels. The single currently sits at #1 on AAA (four straight weeks) and his headed into the top 5 at Alternative. Watch the single’s official music video—which was directed by Joe Connor (Sam Smith, Coldplay) and features the band up close and personal, interacting with their fans—HERE. Moreover, a second song from the album, “If I Say,” which features string arrangement by renowned British film score composer Sally Herbert, recently premiered as Zane Lowe’s World Record on Beats1. Listen/share HERE.

 

Earlier this fall, the band debuted ”Guiding Light” on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” with special guests The Roots. Watch the performance HERE. Marcus Mumford also joined host Jimmy Fallon as a guest on the couch. Watch the interview HERE.

 


Credit: Alistair Taylor-Young

 

Marking ten years since Mumford & Sons made their meteoric debut, the new music follows 2015’s Wilder Mind, which debuted at No. 1 in the U.S., U.K., Australia Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands and Norway and, most recently, 2016’s collaborative Johannesburg mini album. Previous LPs include 2012’s Babel, which was awarded the 2013 Grammy for Album of the Year, and their 2009 debut, Sigh No More.

 

Mumford & Sons are Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall. 

 

MUMFORD & SONS – DELTA TOUR 2018/2019

November 16—Dublin, Ireland—3 Arena* (SOLD OUT)
November 18—Belfast, Ireland—SSE Arena* (SOLD OUT)
November 20—Glasgow, Scotland—SSE Hydro* 
November 21—Manchester, U.K.Manchester Arena* 
November 23—Birmingham, U.K.Genting Arena* (SOLD OUT)
November 24—Sheffield, U.K.Fly DSA Arena* 
November 25—Newcastle, U.K.Metro Radio Arena* (SOLD OUT)
November 27—Nottingham, U.K.Motorpoint Arena* 
November 28—Cardiff, U.K.Motorpoint Arena* (SOLD OUT) 
November 29—London, U.K.O2 Arena* (SOLD OUT)
December 1—Leeds, U.K.First Direct Arena* (SOLD OUT)
December 2—Liverpool, U.K.Echo Arena*
December 7—Philadelphia, PA—Wells Fargo Center* (SOLD OUT)
December 9—Boston, MA—TD Garden* (SOLD OUT)
December 10—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden* (SOLD OUT)

December 11—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden*
December 14—Washington DC—Capital One Arena* (SOLD OUT)
December 17—Toronto, ON—Scotiabank Arena* (SOLD OUT)

December 18—Toronto, ON—Scotiabank Arena*

January 12Auckland, New ZealandThe Outer Fields at Western Springs†
January 15Brisbane, Australia—Entertainment Centre‡ 
January 18Sydney, Australia—Qudos Bank Arena‡ 
January 22Melbourne, Australia—Sidney Myer Music Bowl‡ (SOLD OUT)
January 23Melbourne, Australia—Sidney Myer Music Bowl‡ 

January 24Adelaide, Australia—Entertainment Centre‡ 
January 27Perth, Australia—RAC Arena‡

February 27Providence, RI—Dunkin Donuts Center

February 28Hartford, CT—XL Center

March 2Albany, NY—Times Union Center

March 4Montreal, QC—Bell Centre

March 5Ottawa, ON—Canadian Tire Center

March 8Buffalo, NY—KeyBank Center

March 9Cleveland, OH—Quicken Loans Arena

March 11Columbus, OH—Nationwide Arena

March 12Lexington, KY—Rupp Arena

March 14Pittsburgh, PA—PPG Paints Arena

March 16Charlottesville, VA—John Paul Jones Arena

March 17Raleigh, NC—PNC Arena

March 18Charleston, SC—North Charleston Coliseum

March 20Atlanta, GA—State Farm Arena

March 22Nashville, TN—Bridgestone Arena

March 23Birmingham, AL—Legacy Arena at The BJCC

March 25Indianapolis, IN—Bankers Life Field House

March 27Detroit, MI—Little Caesars Arena

March 29Chicago, IL—United Center (SOLD OUT)

March 30Madison, WI—Kohl Center (SOLD OUT)

March 31Milwaukee, WI—Fiserv Forum

April 25Lisbon, Portugal—Altice Arena 
April 27Barcelona, Spain—Palau Sant Jordi
April 29Milan, Italy—Medialanum Forum 
May 1Munich, Germany—Olympiahalle 
May 3Vienna, Austria—Stadthalle 
May 5Basel, Switzerland—St. Jakobshalle

May 7Paris, France—Zenith 
May 8Luxembourg, Luxembourg—Rockhal 
May 9Amsterdam, Netherlands—Ziggo Dome (SOLD OUT)

May 11Berlin, Germany—Mercedes Benz Arena 
May 13Frankfurt, Germany—Festhalle 
May 15Cologne, Germany—Lanxess Arena 
May 17Copenhagen, Denmark—Royal Arena 
May 18Gothenburg, Sweden—Scandinavium (SOLD OUT)
May 19Oslo, Norway—Spektrum
May 21Stockholm, Sweden—Ericsson Globe

*with special guest Maggie Rogers

†Gentlemen of the Road with Leon Bridges, Michael Kiwanuka, Angie McMahon, Sam Fender

‡with special guest Michael Kiwanuka

 

Recent critical acclaim for Delta

 

“…a fine distillation of what makes these guys so engaging…people will relate to the universal doubts and fears that are often stirringly evoked by the music and lyrics on Delta”—American Songwriter

 

“Mumford & Sons roar back with Delta…redefines what they do and
who they are”—Associated Press

 

“…the band is smack in the middle of its most fertile creative period to date”—Billboard

 

“…remain capable of recording radio-ready earworms that challenge expectations…while still retaining the major qualities that made them superstars in the first place”—Consequence of Sound

 

“…their most drastic expansion in creative scope yet, both sonically and lyrically.”
Esquire

 

 “…finds the band branching out sonically, though it is still decidedly Mumford & Sons in the expert and engaging songwriting”—Forbes

 

“…an uplifting anthem that is guaranteed to get fists pumping in the arenas that Mumford & Sons will be headlining.”—New York Post

 

“If it’s any indication of how Delta will sound as a whole, this could shape up to be the band’s most experimental album yet”—Paste

 

 “Wildly experimental”—Rolling Stone

 

“When the band do let their guard down, the effects are immediate…they create something honestly affecting”—SPIN

 

 “Dark and thrilling, this is their best album yet”—The Telegraph *****

 

 “Delta is the best album this band have made so far”—The Times

 

 “For a group that refuses to be defined by their past, Delta presents a lush and vibrant vision of the band’s future”—UPROXX

 

 “…a new sonic direction for the band in its incorporation of electronic touches and spacey atmospherics”—Vulture