Rick Astley announces new album ‘The Best Of Me’ and Greatest Hits Tour for 2020

20 September 2019, 12:50

Rick Astley announces new album ‘The Best Of Me’ and ‘Greatest Hits Tour’ for 2020
Rick Astley announces new album ‘The Best Of Me’ and ‘Greatest Hits Tour’ for 2020. Picture: Rick Astley

By Rory O'Connor

Rick Astley will release a new compilation album titled The Best Of Me this October, including all of his best-selling tracks.

The 53-year-old released his first single ‘Every One Of Us’ from the upcoming album, which is due to go on sale on October 25.

Have your first listen below:

Rick’s not stopping there, the ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ star also revealed he will embark on an eleven-date arena tour to a combined audience of more than 80,000 people.

The singer’s promotors have promised a celebration, “mixing the famous hits that he made his name with alongside current fan favourites”.

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They also teased that the concerts will be “peppered with some inspired covers - as vintage as AC/DC’s ‘Highway To Hell’ and as contemporary as Calvin Harris and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s ‘Giant’”.

KT Tunstall will join Rick as a special guest at all of his shows, except for Newcastle.

Where will Rick Astley be performing the Greatest Hits Tour 2020?

APRIL 2020

April 3 - Leeds, First Direct Arena

April 4 - Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena

April 5 - Glasgow, The SEC Armadillo

April 7 - Hull, Bonus Arena

April 9 - Birmingham, Arena

April 10 - Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena

April 11 - Newcastle, Utilita Arena

April 13 - London, Royal Albert Hall

April 16 - Bournemouth, International Centre

April 17 - Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena

April 18 - Brighton, Centre

Rick Astley's new compilation album cover
Rick Astley's new compilation album cover. Picture: Rick Astley

Fans who pre-order The Best Of Me from Rick’s official store before 5pm on Tuesday September 24 will receive access to an exclusive 48-hour priority ticket pre-sale.

The window opens at 9.30am on Wednesday September 25 and remains available until tickets go on general sale from 9.30am on Friday September 27.