The Tearaways and Clem Burke announce intimate Brighten gig

Rock and Roll Hall of fame member and drummer of Blondie, Clem Burke has announced a string of UK shows with his new band The Tearaways. Each of the venues on the tour holds less than 100 people, including their show at Brighton’s The Prince albert on Fri 23 Aug.

The Blondie drummer is also celebrating his return to the UK with a new record – We Grew Up on AM Radio – along with double A-side single Manchester Girl and The Wrecking Crew.


The latter was recently named the “The Coolest Song In The World” by Little Steven on SiriusXM’s Underground Garage, while new songs Hey Judas’, Manchester Girl, Sweet Sounds of Summer feature Ron Dante from The Archies. New songs Calipopicana, Jessica Something and Who You Gonna Be And Why? are already garnering significant airplay in the US and Japan. Prolific in the studio, We Grew Up on AM Radio is the band’s Sixth full release in the last five years.

Originally hailing from Santa Barba, The Tearaways  have recentloy welcomed Clem Burke into their ranks, along with singer songwriters John Finseth, Greg Brallier, John Ferriter and David Hekhouse. Supporting the Tearaways throughout the tour will be Ryan Hamilton & the Harlequin Ghosts, a Trans-Atlantic rock and roll band from Texas and the UK.

The Tearaways and Clem Burke head to Brighton’s The Prince albert on Fri 23 Aug 2019

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