Clannad to release 50th anniversary album In A Lifetime on March 13, 2020

The GRAMMY winners have also announced their farewell tour.

Clannad are celebrating a half century in music by releasing a new album.

The legendary trad group have signed with BMG and will release In A Lifetime on March 13, 2020, a career-retrospective celebrating 50 years in the business. The compilation will be the group's first studio project since the death of founding member Pádraig Duggan in 2016. 

In A Lifetime is available to pre-order now on CD, vinyl and deluxe boxset, with full tracklist and product details to be announced soon.

The GRAMMY Award winners have also announced the In A Lifetime Farewell World Tour, with a show at the London Palladium set for St. Patrick's Day 2020 on March 17. Irish dates are yet to be announced.

Rare track Hourglass, which was released to promote the compilation album Pastpresent in 1989 was never included on the album itself, will be available on an album for the first time, and is now streaming as a teaser track, alongside a remastered version of the Top 5 single Theme from Harry's Game.

Clannad's In A Lifetime Farewell World Tour - UK dates:

04 March 2020 – Sheffield - City Hall

06 March 2020 – Glasgow - Royal Concert Hall

07 March 2020 – Gateshead - Sage Gateshead

08 March 2020 – Liverpool - Philharmonic Hall

10 March 2020 – Nottingham - Royal Concert Hall

11 March 2020 – Birmingham - Symphony Hall

13 March 2020 – Ipswich - Regent Theatre

14 March 2020 – Manchester - Bridgewater Hall

16 March 2020 – Bournemouth - Pavilion Theatre

17 March 2020 – London - London Palladium

19 March 2020 – Oxford - New Theatre

20 March 2020 – Bath - The Forum

22 March 2020 – Cardiff - St David’s Hall

23 March 2020 – Brighton - Dome Concert Hall

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