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Dublin’s finest, The Script, announce an East Anglian date for 2013 in what will be a welcome return to Thetford Forest, performing as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s annual concert series.
Since the release of their eponymous debut album in 2009, The Script broke Britain, then the U.S., then everywhere from Asia to South Africa with their meticulously crafted and meaningful songs such as ‘We Cry’, ‘The Man Who Can’t Be Moved’, ‘Nothing’ and ‘For The First Time’. Generating sales of more than four million albums and a staggering 9 million singles, amassing almost 4 million followers on Facebook and 1.5 million on Twitter, the band are truly established in the global arena. Their third and latest album release, appropriately entitled ‘#3’, sees band members Danny O’Donoghue, Mark Sheehan and Glen Power continuing their success and includes the hits ‘Six Degrees Of Separation and ‘Hall Of Fame’ featuring. will.i.am.
Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission bringing music to new audiences without commercial branding or sponsorship. Income generated from ticket sales is spent on improving the local forests for both people and wildlife. Forest Live concerts are renowned for their safe and relaxed atmosphere in fantastic woodland settings.
Commenting on the date, lead vocalist Danny O'Donoghue said,
“We loved our Thetford forest debut to a sell-out crowd in 2011, and can’t wait to get back on that stage again. Hope to see you there.”
The Script, plus special guests, will be performing:
Thursday 11 July 2013 at Thetford Forest, nr Brandon, Suffolk.
Tickets £32.50 (subject to booking fee) go on sale 9.00am Friday 7th December from the Forestry Commission box office, tel 03000 680400, or buy on line at www.forestry.gov.uk/music
Notes to Editors:
- Forest Live encourages people to visit forests who may not have otherwise done so. Research indicates that 44% of music fans are visiting a forest for the first time. 95% of attendees stated that they were interested in attending a similar event in the future. Overall, 78% of respondents indicated that they were interested in returning to the site of their interview for reasons other than attending a concert. Source: TNS Travel and Tourism
- 18% of the England's woods and forests are managed by the Forestry Commission. In England, more than 50% of the population live within 10km of a Forestry Commission-managed wood or forest.
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