Belle & Sebastian announce tour

The band will hit the road in January

Belle & Sebastian have announced details of a new UK and Irish tour.

The band will hit the road in January, kicking off the jaunt with a three-night stint at Glasgow’s ABC.

The dates will mark the release of the group’s new album ‘The Life Pursuit’ which is set to be released on February 6.

Belle & Sebastian spent the summer in Los AngelesSunset Sound studios with Beck producer Tony Hoffer working on the record.

Working titles include ‘Song For Sunshine’, ‘Funny Little Frog’, ‘Sukie In The Graveyard’, ‘Another Sunny Day’, ‘Act Of The Apostle Part I’ and ‘A White Collared Boy’.

The band’s UK tour will hit:

Glasgow ABC (January 15-17)

Aberdeen Music Hall (18)

Birmingham Academy (26)

Liverpool Academy (27)

Newcastle Academy (28)

Manchester Ritz (29)

Bristol Colston Hall (February 1)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (2)

Brighton Dome (3)

Dublin Ambassador (5)

Belfast Ulster Hall (7)

Sheffield Octagon (9)

London Hammersmith Apollo (10)

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