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EUROPE Return With Single, Video "Hold Your Head Up"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Friday, September 29, 2023 @ 9:32 AM

To Celebrate Band's 40th Anniversary

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Photo Credit: Fredrik Etoall

Swedish rock legends EUROPE release their new single, "HOLD YOUR HEAD UP", via Silver Lining Music on September 29.

"HOLD YOUR HEAD UP" will be available to stream and download on Friday, September 29 across all reputable digital platforms, including Spotify, Apple, iTunes, Amazon Music, Deezer, Tidal, Pandora and YouTube Music.

Today EUROPE are very pleased to be sharing the official music video for the song with all their fans worldwide. The video offers a glimpse into the brand-new documentary that the band have been busy filming with producer/director Craig Hooper (DEEP PURPLE/SAXON) for Coolhead Productions simply entitled EUROPE - THE MOVIE. The film will tell the story of the band, from formation until present day, telling of their rise to success in the mid '80s, through hard times and heartache, to coming back in the millennium, and the current successes the band has achieved. This is set for release in early 2024.

Watch "HOLD YOUR HEAD UP" on KNAC.COM HERE.

"HOLD YOUR HEAD UP" was recorded last month at the Atlantis Studios in Stockholm with producer Klas Ahlund (GHOST, ROBYN), it is a punchy up-tempo rocker with reminiscent elements of early EUROPE. The song was mixed by Stefan Glaumann (RAMMSTEIN, DEF LEPPARD) who also mixed EUROPE's SECRET SOCIETY album.

""HOLD YOUR HEAD UP" is an up-tempo guitar driven rocker about pulling through in difficult times and the influence my father had on me to always do my best and persevere," offers Joey Tempest. "It's been six years since our last release WALK THE EARTH recorded at Abbey Road, and we had a great time in the studio with producer Klas Ahlund. He really brought out a hungry, engaged band that's ready to continue an amazing journey. We can't wait to play this song on tour and incorporate it on our next album. We're very proud of this track."

EUROPE are currently undertaking a "Time Capsule" tour which includes 21 concerts across Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Norway, Sweden, France, The Netherlands, and the UK, including two nights at the famous London Palladium. These anniversary shows will consist of a career retrospective "evening with" performance featuring all the hits together with deep cuts and fan favorites from all of their 11 studio albums.

The "Time Capsule" 40th Anniversary 2023 Shows are:

  • September 30th - Switzerland - Lausanne, Metropole
  • October 1st - Switzerland - Zurich, Volkshaus - SOLD OUT
  • October 2nd - Italy - Milan, Teatro Degli Arcimboldi - SOLD OUT
  • October 4th - Germany - Stuttgart, Theaterhaus - SOLD OUT
  • October 5th - Germany - Munich, Circus Krone - SOLD OUT
  • October 6th - Germany - Berlin, Admiralspalast
  • October 8th - Norway - Oslo, Opera House - SOLD OUT
  • October 9th - Sweden - Stockholm, Cirkus - SOLD OUT
  • October 14th - France - Paris, Salle Pleyel - SOLD OUT
  • October 15th - Netherlands - Utrecht, TivoliVredenburg - SOLD OUT
  • October 17th - UK - Cardiff, St. David's Hall
  • October 18th - UK - Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
  • October 19th - UK - Gateshead, The Sage
  • October 21st - UK - Wolverhampton, The Halls
  • October 22nd - UK - Salford, The Lowry
  • October 24th - UK - Leicester, De Montfort Hall
  • October 25th - UK - London, The Palladium
  • October 26th - UK - London, The Palladium
  • October 30th - Sweden - Stockholm, Cirkus - SOLD OUT
  • October 31st - Sweden - Stockholm, Cirkus - SOLD OUT


 

 

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