The Who Release Their First Album in 24 Years

Published: 2006-08-25
After inking a deal with Universal Republic Records, the Who are getting ready to release their first record since 1982's It's Hard.

Endless Wire, which is set to hit shelves on October 31, will contain the entire 29 minute version of Wire and Glass, a mini-opera released last month. According to Billboard it will also include tunes "Mike Post Theme" and "Man in a Purple Dress."

The Who is currently made up of only two of its original members; guitarist Pete Townshend and lead singer Roger Daltrey. Heading out on tour behind Endless Wire, Townshend and Daltrey will be joined by Townshend's brother Simon, bassist Pino Palladino, who recently played with the John Mayer trio, keyboardist John Bundrick and drummer Zak Starkey, who is also a member of Oasis and son of legendary drummer Ringo Starr.

Here's where they're headed on tour:

September 15, Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Centre
September 30, London, ON - John Labatt Centre
October 3, Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
October 5, Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome
October 6, Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
October 8, Vancouver, BC - General Motors Place
December 4, Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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