The Script’s new album Freedom Child has topped the UK Official Albums Chart, seeing off competition from LCD Soundsystem and OMD. The number one sees The Script score their fourth UK number one album. Freedom Child also topped the iTunes chart in their native Ireland, as well as a further thirteen countries. They also entered the Top 10 on iTunes in 47 markets around the globe. The band have said of their number one album win; “You guys may never understand how happy we are to have achieved our fourth number one album. You see, we’ve worked so hard on it and ultimately the fans decided whether it’s a strong album or not. We’re so so lucky and are humbled by it.”

To coincide with the Freedom Child celebrations, The Script have announced their 2018 UK and Ireland Arena tour, kicking off in Leeds on 2nd February. The Irish three-piece will play thirteen dates including two in their hometown at Dublin’s 3Arena and wrap the run at London’s O2 Arena.

The Script are one of the world’s most successful bands and have sold over 29 million records. The Irish three-piece have scored three multi-platinum albums, all of which were number one in the UK. The Script have also picked up a huge following in the USA where they have four platinum selling singles under their belt. The Script are also one of the biggest live bands, having sold over 1.4 million tickets across 203 headline shows and they sold out the legendary Croke Park Stadium in their hometown in a matter of minutes.



Date Venue
Fri 2nd First Direct Arena Leeds
Sat 3rd Manchester Arena
Tue 6th SSE Arena Belfast
Thu 8th 3Arena Dublin
Fri 9th 3Arena Dublin
Sat 10th 3Arena Dublin
Mon 12th Echo Arena Liverpool
Tue 13th Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
Thu 15th Genting Arena Birmingham
Fri 16th The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Sat 17th BHGE Arena Aberdeen
Mon 19th Metro Radio Arena Newcastle
Tue 20th Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Thu 22nd International Centre Bournemouth
Fri 23rd The O2 London
Sat 24th The O2 London

Tickets are now on sale