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Ex:Re - Announces Spring Headline Shows
Ex:Re : Announces Spring Headline Shows
21st February 2019

Elena Tonra from Daughter has announced details of three intimate shows she will play under her solo Ex:Re moniker.  Joining Tonra on stage will be Fabian Prynn, Josephine Stephenson and Jethro Fox, with the quartet headlining three dates in London, Brussels and Paris.  Tickets go on sale today at 11AM local time. 

5th - Union Chapel, London, UK [TICKETS]
6th - Botanique Orangerie, Brussels, Belgium [TICKETS]
8th - Café de la Danse, Paris, France [TICKETS]

Ex:Re is Rough Trade’s Album of the Month, with an exclusive limited blue pressing of the vinyl and a free CD of four tracks recorded live at Ex:Re’s debut show at Hoxton Hall, London in November 2018. For more information head here.

You can buy the standard black LP/CD from 4AD here +
You can buy the limited edition blue LP and CD from Rough Trade here +
You can stream the album, and download, on all services here +

"A spacious, raw record." - Q
"A beautifully understated mood piece and Tonra's finest work to date, with or without the band."
Loud And Quiet
“Ex:Re might just be her best work.” The Independent
"An album that's fully formed, rich and deeply affecting." - DIY
“Its searing grief and anger is executed with extraordinary craft and lucidity.” - Metro (Top 10 Albums of 2018)

Running parallel to Daughter, Tonra has assumed the pseudonym Ex:Re (pronounced ex ray) for her eponymously-titled debut solo album, a deeply personal record that was made with both a sense of urgency and a cathartic need.


Tonra’s candid solo songs document the time after a relationship ended and are written like unsent letters to herself and others.  Taking on a creative moniker, she chose Ex:Re to mean ‘regarding ex’ and also ‘X-Ray’ as a way to look inside and see what is really there.  Writing took a year but the recording process lasted mere months, turning to Fabian Prynn (4AD’s in-house engineer and producer) and composer Josephine Stephenson on cello to help bring Ex:Re to life.

Watch ‘The Dazzler’, directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard and starring Maxine Peake, here.