The Kooks have announced a brand new tour to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their debut studio album Inside In/Inside Out that has cemented itself as a staple indie soundtrack to a whole generation of young people. Taking place from January 2022 onwards, the tour includes dates all across the UK, finishing with three performances at London’s O2 Brixton Academy in February.

Over the years, The Kooks have proven themselves to be pillars of the UK indie pop world, with their illustrious career launching with the release of their iconic debut studio album Inside In/Inside Out in 2006 on Virgin Records. The quadruple-platinum selling album boasts hits including BRIT Award nominated ‘She Moves in Her Own Way, You Don’t Love Me and the band’s top five single Naive.

The album has grown a cult following over the years and thanks to streaming a whole new generation of fans on the cusp of adulthood, heading off to university and exploring the world of clubbing have discovered the album. Inside In/Inside Out became an essential classic and remains so today. Now, with the record’s 15th anniversary this year, The Kooks are planning to embark on a tour across the UK to celebrate the album that first introduced them to the world.

Talking about the tour Luke Pritchard said “After this long hibernation we are so excited to finally announce a tour in 2022 to celebrate 15 years of our first record inside In/inside Out. We wanted to play all the songs from the album along with some fan favourites spanning our entire career as a thank you to our fans for all the love that’s kept the album alive, growing and finding new ears since we put it out in the noughties. We are so excited to get playing again and can’t wait for a bit of a nostalgia trip! Get your tickets and come party with us!”



Date Venue
Thu 27th Olympia Theatre Dublin
Fri 28th Olympia Theatre Dublin
Sat 29th Olympia Theatre Dublin
Mon 31st O2 City Hall Newcastle


Date Venue
Tue 1st Plymouth Pavilions
Thu 3rd O2 Academy Birmingham
Fri 4th O2 Academy Birmingham
Sat 5th Brighton Centre
Mon 7th O2 Academy Glasgow
Tue 8th O2 Academy Glasgow
Thu 10th O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester
Fri 11th O2 Victoria Warehouse Manchester
Sat 12th Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Mon 14th O2 Academy Leeds
Tue 15th O2 Academy Leeds
Thu 17th O2 Academy Brixton
Fri 18th O2 Academy Brixton
Thu 19th O2 Academy Brixton

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