World-renowned rockers Barenaked Ladies have announced beloved Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith as the support act for their Fake Nudes tour which kicked off in Vancouver, BC on November 17, 2017. “Ron Sexsmith is one of our all-time favourite writers and performers,” says Ed Robertson. “We’re thrilled to have him on the road with us this Fall.” See below for a full routing.
BNL’s fifteenth studio album Fake Nudes was released on November 17, 2017 via Warner Music Canada and features fourteen freshly minted tracks including catchy lead single “Bringing It Home”, and “Lookin’ Up”. The album is now available to order on CD, 180 Gram vinyl or digitally. Every ticket for the bands Fake Nudes tour includes a digital copy of the new album.
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Watch BNL’s “The Real Making of Fake Nudes” Webisodes here:
With over 14 million albums sold, multiple JUNO Awards and Grammy nominations, Fake Nudes finds the long-standing partnership of Ed Robertson (guitar, vocals), Jim Creeggan (bass, vocals), Kevin Hearn (keyboard, guitar, vocals) and Tyler Stewart (drums, vocals) in top form, capturing the rock icons’ incredible camaraderie and musicianship that stand as a testament to the band’s remarkable longevity. Back on board is award-winning producer Gavin Brown, who has helmed the band’s last few projects, Grinning Streak (2013), Silverball (2015), and Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions (2017). Fake Nudes features songs written by Ed Robertson, Kevin Hearn and Jim Creeggan.
Says Ed Robertson, “I’m incredibly proud of this collection of songs. This is a record where all band members shine. It’s incredible to feel so excited about something 29 years into our career. I’m excited to get out and play these songs live.”
To coincide with the release of Fake Nudes, Barenaked Ladies kicked off their Fake Nudes tour November 17 in Vancouver, wrapping up in Toronto on December 9 at Massey Hall. The tour comes on the heels of the band’s 27-date Canada 1 Five 0 run. For both tours, BNL has partnered with Plus1 to collect $1 from every ticket that will go to support MusiCounts and putting musical instruments into the hands of kids who need them most. Every ticket for the Fake Nudes tour includes a digital copy of the new album.
Fake Nudes Tour Dates:
11.25 – Winnipeg, MB @ Burton Cummings Theatre
11.29 – Ottawa, ON @ National Arts Centre
12.09 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall