Gerry Cinnamon: "Courteeners are the soundest guys I've ever met"

28 November 2018, 06:30 | Updated: 3 September 2019, 12:20

The Sometimes singer-songwriter has opened up about supporting the Not Nineteen Forever band on tour.

Gerry Cinnamon has praised Courteeners, calling them the "soundest" band ever.

The Scottish singer-songwriter, who just announced his UK tour dates for 2019 and is currently supporting the Cavorting outfit their UK tour dates, has revealed how down to earth they are.

"The Courteeners, man - I can't speak of them highly enough, absolute diamonds," the Belter told Radio X's Gordon Smart.

"I was genuinely worried about it," he admitted about supporting such a famous band. "Most people in music aren’t really the nicest people, do you know what I mean? But honestly, they’re the soundest guys I’ve ever met.”

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Gerry Cinnamon. Picture: Press

Courteeners frontman Liam Fray seems to feel exactly the same way, previously calling the Castlemilk singer his "hero".

Sharing a video, in which Gerry snuck into his taxi at 3am, Fray said: "Listen this man's fucking killing it. He's been my hero for fucking ages, but now he's everyone else's new hero..."

Watch the clip above.

Gerry Cinnamon continues to support the Courteeners on tour this winter, as they play the O2 Academy Bristol this Tuesday (27 November).

He embarks his own 2019 UK tour dates

See Gerry Cinnamon's UK tour dates below:

Thursday 7 March - Belfast Ulster Hall

Friday 8 March - Dublin Olympia Theatre

Friday 22 March - Newcastle O2 Academy

Saturday 23 March - Liverpool Uni The Mountford Hall

Sunday 24 March - Leeds O2 Academy

Tuesday 26 March - Oxford O2 Academy

Thursday 28 March - Cardiff Tramshed

Friday 29 March- London Forum O2 Kentish Town

Saturday 30 March - Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse

Sunday 31 March - Birmingham O2 Institute


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