Lightning Strikes Again: Celebrating 35 Years of Lightning Seeds with a New Album and UK Tour


Lightning Seeds, the quintessential British pop band, is commemorating an impressive 35 years of musical innovation and success with a grand 17-date UK tour and the release of their anticipated greatest hits album, ‘Tomorrow’s Here Today: 35 Years of Lightning Seeds’, set to launch on October 4th, 2024.

The tour ignites on November 8th, 2024, in Sheffield and concludes on December 14th, 2024, in Wolverhampton. Fans can snag their tickets starting Friday, November 24th, at 10 AM from the official ticketing platform linked HERE.

‘Tomorrow’s Here Today’ is more than a greatest hits compilation; it’s a masterful showcase of Ian Broudie’s exceptional talent in modern pop songwriting. Beginning with their groundbreaking debut single ‘Pure’, this album encapsulates the essence of Lightning Seeds. With over 8 million albums sold, the collection features timeless hits such as ‘The Life Of Riley’, ‘Change’, ‘Lucky You’, and many more, spanning across 20 tracks.

Ian Broudie, the band’s frontman, reflects on this milestone, “Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 35 years! ‘Pure’ was more than just a song; it was a gateway to a lifetime of music creation. This anniversary, with the release of ‘Tomorrow’s Here Today’ and the upcoming tour, feels like a celebration of everything we’ve achieved and a nod to what’s still to come.”

Tour Dates:

  • November 2024
    • Fri 8th: Sheffield, Leadmill
    • Sat 9th: Norwich, Waterfront
    • Thu 14th: Nottingham, Rock City
    • Fri 15th: Cardiff, Tramshed
    • Thu 21st: Bristol, O2 Academy
    • Fri 22nd: Oxford, O2 Academy
    • Sat 23rd: Bexhill, De La Warr Pavilion
    • Thu 28th: Newcastle, Boiler Shop
    • Fri 29th: Glasgow, Garage
    • Sat 30th: Dublin, Academy
  • December
    • Sun 1st: Belfast, Limelight
    • Thu 5th: Manchester, Albert Hall
    • Fri 6th: Leeds, Beckett Students’ Union
    • Sat 7th: Liverpool, Olympia
    • Thu 12th: Cambridge, Junction
    • Fri 13th: London, O2 Forum Kentish Town
    • Sat 14th: Wolverhampton, The Wulfrun at The Halls

The album will be available in various formats, including CD, LP, and digital. Fans looking to secure early access to the Lightning Seeds 2024 UK and Ireland Tour can pre-order any format from the Lightning Seeds’ official store before 3 PM GMT on Tuesday, 21st November.

Photo Credit: Peter Ashworth

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