Critically acclaimed singer Ghostpoet (Obaro Ejimiwe) has signed a worldwide deal with Play It Again Sam Records. The label will help with the development and recording of his sophomore album, which is due out next year.

Originally signed to Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings, Ghostpoet's first album, Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam, was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2011.

Tour Dates

  • 16/05/12 - Botanique at Chapiteau (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 19/05/12 - Liverpool Sound City at Kazimier (Liverpool, UK)
  • 25/05/12 - Villa Inrock (Cannes, France)
  • 26/05/12 - Art Rock Festival (St-Brieuc, France)
  • 02/06/12 - Titanic Lockdown (Belfast, UK)
  • 03/06/12 - Hay Festival (Hay-On-Wye, UK)
  • 09/06/12 - MIT Festival (Rome, Italy)
  • 10/06/12 - Parklife Weekender (Manchester, UK)
  • 11/06/12 - PIAS Nite at Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • 15/06/12 - Golden Down Festival (Winchester, UK)
  • 16/06/12 - Beach Break Live (Wales, UK)
  • 22/06/12 - Gebäude 9 (Cologne, Germany)
  • 29/06/12 - Mostly Jazz Festival (Birmingham, UK)
  • 30/06/12 – LeeFest (London, UK)
  • 01/07/12 - Dinefwr Literature festival (UK)
  • 08/07/12 - Nova Festival (Pulborough, UK)
  • 20/07/12 - Soundwave Festival (Zadar, Croatia)
  • 27/07/12 - Kendal Calling (Lake District, UK)
  • 03/08/12 - Y-NOT Festival (Peak District, UK)
  • 05/08/12 – Castlepalooza (Tullamore, Ireland)
  • 10/08/12 – Mifest (Llay, UK)
  • 11/08/12 - Dockville Festival (Hamburg, Germany)
  • 16/08/12 - Pukkelpop Festival (Hasselt, Belgium)
  • 17/08/12 - Summer Sundae (Leicester, UK)
  • 18/08/12 - Beacons Festival (UK)
  • 19/08/12- Green Man Festival (Glanusk Park, UK)
  • 25/08/12 - Tauron Nowas Muzyka Festival (Katowice, Poland)