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Ash announce reissue series and ‘Free All Angels’ gigs with Charlotte Hatherley

Ash have announced reissues of their ‘1977’ and ‘Free All Angels’ albums, as well as live shows for the latter with longtime guitarist Charlotte Hatherley.‘1977’, the band’s debut album from 1996, will be reissued for the first time on splatter vinyl on July 1, with 2001’s ‘Free All Angels’ arriving on September 16.The week the ‘Free All Angels’ reissue comes to shops, Ash will play three UK shows where they will perform the album in its entirety and be joined by Hatherley, who played with the Northern Irish rockers from 1997-2006 and reunited with them at London show last year.The gigs will begin at the O2 Ritz in Manchester on September 15, before the band play Birmingham’s O2 Institute (17) and the Kentish Town Forum in London (18).“We’re delighted to announce that we will be commemorating the 21st anniversary of the release of our 2001 classic, ‘Free All Angels’,” drummer Rick McMurray said in a statement. “Not least because we will be joined by the fourth member of Ash, guitarist extraordinaire, all-round Shining Light, the one and only, Charlotte Hatherley.

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