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News: The Wanted Return With First Single In Seven Years And UK Tour

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The Wanted recently announced that they are back together again after a seven year hiatus and will be releasing their greatest hits album ‘Most Wanted– The Greatest Hits’ on November 12th. They will also take part in a special 12 -date Arena tour of the UK in March 2022. They have also released a brand new single – Rule The World.

Tom, Max, Siva, Nathan and Jay recently delighted fans by performing together for the first time in seven years at Tom’s charity concert for Stand Up To Cancer ‘Inside My Head’ at the Royal Albert Hall. The show was a huge success featuring artists such as Ed Sheeran, KSI, Liam Payne, McFly, Sigrid and Becky Hill, raising money for Stand Up To Cancer and the National Brain Appeal.

‘Most Wanted-The Greatest Hits’ is a collection of all the bands huge worldwide hits, many of which written by the lads themselves. The bands catalogue contains pop masterpieces including the Number 1 Singles ‘All Time Low’ and ‘Glad You Came’, the 2010 Comic Relief single ‘Gold Forever’, the theme song from the 2012 movie ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, ‘Chasing The Sun’ and the soaring ballad ‘Heart Vacancy’. The collection also includes the hits ‘Lightning’, ‘Lose my Mind’, ‘We Own The Night’, ‘Walks Like Rihanna’, ‘I Found You’, ‘Warzone’, ‘Show Me Love’ and the fan favourite ‘Could This Be Love’.

The Wanted first discussed getting back together in early 2020 to celebrate their 10thanniversary but the global pandemic got in the way. Then came the devastating and shocking news that one of the boys, Tom Parker, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour. Tom, in his characteristically no-nonsense manner, decided to turn a personal tragedy into something more positive and set out to make a documentary for Channel 4 and Stand Up To Cancer titled ‘Tom Parker – Inside My Head’ both to raise awareness of the tell-tale signs of the disease and to explore new treatments and research.

The Wanted are one of Britain’s biggest pop bands, living a dream that has far surpassed even their most optimistic expectations and all with their best mates at their side. With over 12 million record sales worldwide, the band have notched up 10 UK Top Ten singles and 2 UK Number 1 singles. The band today still boast almost 6 million monthly listeners on Spotify and have a huge worldwide following on their social media platforms.

The full list of dates for the Most Wanted – The Greatest Hits Tour are as follows:

March 2022

3 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
4 – Newcastle Utilita Arena
5 – Leeds First Direct Arena
7 – Bournemouth International Centre
8 – Brighton Centre
9 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
11 – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
12 – Birmingham Utilita Arena
13 – Manchester AO Arena
15 – London The O2
16 – Hull Bonus Arena
17 – Liverpool M&S Bank Arena