The phenomenon that is Gerry Cinnamon is currently in the studio recording his third album.
In the meantime, he today releases an incredible new live album that relives how he closed his UK summer dates for 2022 – in epic style in front of 100,000 people at Scotland’s national football stadium on July 16 and 17th.
Live at Hampden Park is released today
Ahead of the album, Gerry released tracks ‘Canter’, ‘Kampire Vampire’ and ‘Diamonds In the Mud’ (video released today CLICK HERE).
These were tasters of those epic summer nights when Gerry and 100,000 fans powered each other to a legendary gig.
THE live record of summer and a double album, it is a stunning celebration of those historic gigs, capturing the energy and raucous chemistry generated between the hometown hero and his amazing fans.
Drawing on his two hit albums with songs that generate that famous live experience the live album includes ‘Dark Days’, ‘Sun Queen’, ‘Ghost’, ‘Where We’re Going’ and platinum-certified singles ‘Sometimes’ and ‘Belter’ It also features the first flavour of new music, with previously unreleased track ‘Sacred’, a stunning tribute to his hero Billy Connolly with his own rendition of ‘I Wish I Was in Glasgow’, and fan favourite ‘Discoland’.
Gerry says, “Live album out now. Been meaning to do it forever. Said before, the crowd are part of the band and the tunes are only complete when you’re all chanting.. Had to be done for Hampden.”
Gerry’s gigs have become folklore – joyous mass fan singalongs inspiring devotion and a dedicated following that has swelled, via word-of-mouth, to global proportions. And Hampden did not disappoint. The live album ‘Live at Hampden Park’ showcases that unique bond between artist and crowd that makes live music such a life affirming experience – and stands as a memento of that special summer when music came roaring back to the fans.
The two history-making homecoming shows at Hampden Park, the conclusion of Gerry’s record-breaking 2021-2022 tour, delivered as expected. First announced in 2019 but delayed due to the pandemic, it was clear that the massed ranks of Gerry’s followers, who snapped up every ticket in a matter of hours, were ready to party. Gerry made history as the first independent act and indeed the first Scot to sell out multiple nights at the national stadium. His 350,000-capacity UK and Ireland tour, included sold out shows at Birmingham and Manchester Arenas, London’s iconic Alexandra Palace, the 25,000 capacity Malahide Castle, Dublin, and Musgrave Park Stadium, Cork. He also headlined at Swansea’s Singleton Park, the second biggest show ever held in the Welsh city, AND set the record as the first artist to sell out three headline shows at the Belsonic, Belfast, playing to over 60,000 fans.
Gerry Cinnamon – Live at Hampden Park
D2C exclusive – blue/white double LP
Ultra Clear vinyl standard LP
Double CD (exclusively featuring ‘Canter’ from both nights)
3. What Have You Done
5. Fortune Favours The Bold
6. Sun Queen
7. Fickle McSelfish
8. Dark Days
9. Roll the Credits
12. War Song Soldier
13. The Bonny
15. Diamonds in the Mud
16. Discoland/Wonderful Days/I Wanna Be A Hippy (Medley)
17. I Wish I Was in Glasgow
18. Where We’re Going
19. Kampfire Vampire
The continuing ascent of Gerry Cinnamon is one of contemporary music’s most outstanding stories. Rising from a self-released debut album (2017’s ‘Erratic Cinematic’, which has since gone Platinum), Gerry has become a stadium, arena and castle-filling headliner. In 2020, his hotly anticipated second album ‘The Bonny’ shot straight to Number 1 in the Official Album Charts in the UK and became the third biggest selling UK album released that year.
And as a multi-platinum selling artist whose revealing and honest songs naturally connect with a huge and devoted audience, he’s achieved it all entirely independently.
Having organically built up a huge following over the past 5 years, Gerry has become the UK’s biggest independent artist.