Simple Kid Readies Album & Tour For US Consumption

If you havenít heard of him yet, you will soon. Simple Kid, a.k.a. Ciaran McFeely, has been wowing UK fans for over a year with his one-man sampletastic pop madness and heís ready to unleash a full band tour on US audiences, followed up by dropping his first album for Stateside fans in June. The Irish Beck-meets-Badly Drawn Boy will kick off his premier US journey with a pair of Seattle dates on May 24 and 25 before rolling down the West Coast and then hitting a few choice spots across the country before ending up in Manchester, TN, for the Bonnaroo festival on June 11. A few days later, on June 15, the ëKidís debut album, 1, will hit US shelves via Vector. You can also enjoy the sights and sounds of Simple Kid on Player .050, which should be landing momentarily.

Simple Kid US tour dates:

05.24.04 - Seattle, WA (TBA)

05.25.04 - Seattle, WA (Chop Suey)

05.26.04 - Portland, OR (Lola's)

05.27.04 - San Francisco, CA (popscene @330 Ritch)

05.31.04 - Los Angeles, CA (Spaceland)

06.02.04 - Los Angeles, CA (Troubadour)

06.04.04 - Boston, MA (Paradise Lounge)

06.05.04 - Philadelphia, PA (North Star)

06.07.04 - New York, NY (Sin-e)

06.08.04 - Brooklyn, NY (Southpaw)

06.11.04 - Manchester, TN (Bonnaroo)

Simple Kid Readies Album & Tour For US Consumption