CHARLIE CUNNINGHAM has unveiled an official video for HEADLIGHTS, a stand-out track from his recently released album PERMANENT WAY. The video arrives as Charlie and his full live band prepare for an extensive UK headline tour. Speaking about the track, Charlie shares, “I’m quite a private person outside of performing. There is some autobiographical stuff in the lyrics, but it flits in and out quite a lot; it’s much more about people generally and their interactions”.


The slick video, by Sam Harper, features Charlie himself in a constantly moving and evolving world of juxtaposition, confusion and resolution. Watch and share the video via YouTube here:


The release of the HEADLIGHTS video offers a refreshing look at PERMANENT WAY. Released in June to widespread acclaim, the songs on Charlie’s second studio album offer boosted colours and dynamics but still retain his achingly personal appeal.


As a follow-up to the release of PERMANENT WAY, Charlie has reimagined some of the tracks for release as a live studio EP. The FLESH AND BONE STUDIO SESSIONS EP will be released on 29 November via Infectious / BMG and two of the live studio versions – DON’T GO FAR and HUNDRED WAYS – are available now in digital format here:


After a busy summer of touring and recent runs across North America and Europe, CHARLIE CUNNINGHAM takes to the road again in November for a UK headline tour. Full dates as follows.




Sat         02          BRISTOL                              Redgrave Theatre (SOLD OUT)

Sun        03          LEEDS                                 City Varieties Music Hall

Mon      04          GATESHEAD                       Sage 2

Wed       06          MANCHESTER                    Stoller Hall

Thu        07          OXFORD                             Holywell Music Room (SOLD OUT)

Fri          08          BRIGHTON                         Old Market

Sun        10          LIVERPOOL                         Philharmonic Hall 2

Mon      11          GLASGOW                          Oran Mor

Tue        12          DUBLIN                               Button Factory


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“… A wonderfully dynamic experience …” CLASH MAGAZINE

“… Music with craft and beauty at its core …” ATWOOD MAGAZINE

“… The essence of Charlie’s sound is that he plays those nylons like heart strings …” THE ARTS DESK








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