Art Brut complete second album

They announce tour dates too

Art Brut have finished their second full-length album, the band announced today (March 28).

‘It’s A Bit Complicated’ is due out in the US on June 25, and June 11 in the UK.

‘Nag Nag Nag’ will be the album’s lead single in the US, though a release in the UK is yet to be confirmed.

The follow-up to 2005’s ‘Bang Bang Rock & Roll’ will also include the tracks ‘Pump Up The Volume’, ‘Direct Hit’, ‘Post Soothing Out’ and ‘Late Sunday’.

Art Brut have also announced that they will play a handful of gigs in major North American cities in advance of the album’s release.

The tour dates are:

New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (April 17)

Brooklyn, NY Studio B (18)

Toronto, Ontario The Mod Club (19)

Chicago, IL Subterranean (20)

Los Angeles, CA Troubadour (21)

Meanwhile, as previously reported, the band play the following UK tour:

London Astoria (June 13)

Birmingham Academy 2 (14)

Manchester Academy 3 (15)

Glasgow Oran Mor (16)

Leeds Cockpit (18)

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–By our Los Angeles staff.

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