Marina and the Diamonds hits no. 1 in the UK, announces North American tour

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By Alan Ho

Greek-Welsh songstress Marina & The Diamonds has scored a no. 1 spot on The UK Albums Chart with her debut Electra Heart, which is due for US release July 10.  The pop act will also embark on a North American tour, her first foray their since opening for Katy Perry early last year following the 2010 signing to Atlantic Records.  In addition to her tour, dubbed “Lonely Hearts Club”, she will be a special guest on selected dates in July and August with Coldplay.

You can preview six songs from Electra Heart from Soundcloud here:


Tour dates: *-opening for Coldplay


10        Los Angeles, CA                  The Fonda Theatre

11        San Francisco, CA             The Fillmore

13        Portland, OR                       Aladdin Theatre

14        Seattle, WA                         The Showbox @ The Market

15        Vancouver, BC                    Commodore Ballroom

18        Denver, CO                          The Summit Music Hall

21        Chicago, IL                           Park West

23        Toronto, ON                        Air Canada Centre *

24        Toronto, ON                        Air Canada Centre *

26        Montreal, QC                       Bell Centre *

27        Montreal, QC                       Bell Centre *

29        Boston, MA                          TD Garden *

30        Boston, MA                          TD Garden *


1          Detroit, MI                           Palace of Auburn Hills *

3          East Rutherford, NJ         Izod Center *

4          East Rutherford, NJ         Izod Center *

7          Chicago, IL                           United Center *

8          Chicago, IL                           United Center  *

10        Minneapolis, MN                 Xcel Energy Center  *

11        Minneapolis, MN                 Xcel Energy Center  *

14        Washington, DC                 9:30 Club

16        New York, NY                    Webster Hall

17        Philadelphia, PA                Theatre of the Living Arts

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