And there's a UK tour later this year too

Beirut is to release his second album and go on a UK tour later this year.

‘The Fly Cub Cup’, the follow-up to 2006’s ‘Gulag Orkestar’, is released on October 8.

The tour kicks off on November 6 in Manchester.

The dates are:

Manchester Club Academy (November 6)

Glasgow Arches (7)

Leeds Irish Centre(8)

Cardiff The Point (9)

London Roundhouse (10)

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