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15 SEPTEMBER 2017

MIKE + THE MECHANICS

In 1984,Mike Rutherford,former bass player and guitarist fromGenesis, set off on a new adventure by creating Mike + The Mechanics.2017 sees Mike + The Mechanics toast 32 years in business, and their eighth album.After their major UK tour this summer where they will be special guest at Phil Collins’massive June Hyde Park gig, they will perform in Paris a tLa Cigale onFriday,September15th.Let Me Fly began to take off as the band toured 2011’sThe Road,the first album featuring the current line-up:Rutherford himself(guitar/bass), Luke Juby (keyboards),Gary Wallis(drums),Anthony Drennan (guitar), plus vocalistsAndrew Roach ford and Tim Howar.The forthcoming albumLet Me Fly distils everything that’s right about Mike + The Mechanics:the songwriting, the life-affirming uplift and the undercurrent of quirk.