Super Furry Animals frontman and singer-songwriter Gruff Rhys composed the soundtrack to the Dylan Thomas biopic Set Fire to the Stars in 2014. Directed by Andy Goddard, the film starred Elijah Wood as the poet, it documents Thomas’s first trip to America.
He’s now revealed that early next year he’ll be playing the soundtrack in full during a short tour of the UK. For the string of dates, he’ll be joined by a number of musicians, including members of Y Niwl and “walking brass section” Gavin Fitzjohn. Before all of the shows there will also be a free screening of the full movie, and director Dylan Goch will reimage and remix the film for screening during each performance.
Details of all the UK tour dates are below. Tickets are on sale now, except for the London ICA date, which is on sale from Friday 25th November.
26th January – Stereo, Glasgow
27th January – Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester
28th January – New Theatre, Cardiff
30th January – ICA, London
Listen to the title track from Set Fire to the Stars below.