The Pineapple Thief have announced the second leg of their European tour in support of their 11th studio album 'Your Wilderness'. The new dates will see the band venture into Poland and Switzerland along with shows in Germany, Czech Republic, The Netherlands and UK. The band will again be joined by Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson) on drums and Darran Charles (Godsticks) on guitar.
For the first time, the band brought in several special guest performers: Gavin Harrison contributed drums throughout the album, John Helliwell (Supertramp) clarinet parts, and Geoffrey Richardson (Caravan) provided a string quartet. They were also joined by a 4-piece choir and to cap it all off, Darran Charles (Godsticks) added guitar playing.
Gavin Harrison plays 'Tear You Up' From the album 'Your Wilderness'.
The Pineapple Thief - Your Wilderness European Tour September 2017 Live at Islington Assembly Hall, London.
The band will be performing 'Your Wilderness' plus favourites from their back catalogue. These will be the last tour dates this year, and the final opportunity for fans to witness this line-up performing 'Your Wilderness' in its entirety.
The Pineapple Thief was formed in 1999 by founder and chief songwriter Bruce Soord. The band has steadily evolved and refined its sound with the bass playing of Jon Sykes and the production and keyboards of Steve Kitch.
The Pineapple Thief 2017 tour dates Sep 06 Scheune - Dresden, Germany
Sep 07 Progesja Music Zone - Warsaw, Poland
Sep 08 Kwadrat Music Club - Krakow, Poland
Sep 09 Melodka - Brno, Czech Republic
Sep 10 Backstage Halle - Munich, Germany
Sep 11 Dynamo - Zurich, Switzerland
Sep 12 Universum - Stuttgart, Germany
Sep 13 Luxor - Cologne, Germany
Sep 14 De Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Sep 16 ULU - London, United Kingdom
Sep 17 Bierkeller - Bristol, United Kingdom
Gavin Harrison's current equipment Sonor: SQ2 (Blue Tribal finish)
8x7" Rack Tom
10x8" Rack Tom
12x9" Rack Tom
15x13" Floor Tom
18x15" Floor Tom
22x15" Bass Drum
14x5.25" Protean GH Signature 6 ply Birch Snare
12x5" Protean GH Signature 6 ply Birch Snare
16" Oriental China Trash
5 Custom-Made Chimes
14" K Constantinople Hi-Hats
19" K Custom Dark Crash
7" custom crash bell
17" A Thin Crash
21" K Custom Dark Complex Ride
18" K Custom Dark Crash
12" Oriental China Trash
22" Swish Knocker without rivets
Cymbals are listed in the order they appear from left to right.