Joe McElderry releases new album with a tour date at Sunderland Empire

Joe McElderry on stage at the Sunderland Empire Theatre.
Joe McElderry on stage at the Sunderland Empire Theatre.
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Joe McElderry is back with a new album, new single and a new tour - with a date at Sunderland Empire.

The X Factor winner from South Shields will play the High Street West theatre on August 10 as part of The Gloria Tour.

Joe McElderry

Joe McElderry

The singer, who was last at the Empire in the lead role of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, has been back in the studio recording his anticipated new album Saturday Night At The Movies.

The album will be released this July but fans will be able to pre-order on iTunes from Mother’s Day.

Joe also releases his new single Gloria this week in time for Mother’s Day with a special limited edition CD available to buy on Amazon.

The album includes iconic hits from film and theatre featuring I’m into Something Good, Love is All Around, Daydream Believer as well as the new single Gloria.

The single is available now and was written by renowned songwriter and 10CC front man Graham Gouldman.

Number 1 and platinum selling artist Joe has already released four top 20 albums, two of which reached the UK top three. His debut single The Climb went to the top of the charts and was nominated for the Best British Single BRIT award in 2010.

To celebrate the release of his fifth studio album Joe will embark on a nationwide live tour from July 14, with songs from his new album, and more.

Joe will be joined on stage by special guests, X Factor’s Lloyd Daniels and Any Dream Will Do runners up Keith Jack and Ben James-Ellis who have all featured in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph and the Technicolor®Dreamcoat.

The new album of the musical starring Joe McElderry recently hit the Amazon musicals No.1 spot, as the production, now in its 35th year, continues to play to packed houses around the country.

•Tickets for Joe McElderry at the Sunderland Empire are available from the Box Office on High Street West, via the ticket centre 0844 871 3022* or www.ATGtickets.com/Sunderland *calls cost up to 7p per minute plus standard network charges. Booking and transaction fees may apply to telephone and online bookings.