Belle & Sebastian stream new album ‘Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance’ on NME – listen

Album is band's ninth and will be released on January 19

Belle & Sebastian have streamed their ninth studio album ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’ on NME.COM.

The album is the follow-up to 2010’s ‘Write About Love’ and will be released on January 19. It was produced by Ben H Allen III (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley) and will be available on CD, twoxLP and four-disc boxset with bonus tracks, extended mixes and more.

Belle And Sebastian will support the release of the album with a tour starting in Cardiff on May 3, 2015. The band will then perform in Bristol, Portsmouth, Cambridge, Norwich, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Buxton and Leeds before a homecoming show at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on May 22. Scroll down for ticket details.

The tour will see the band perform 12 dates in total, plus a headline set at Liverpool Sound City. The Scottish band are the first confirmed headliners for the event, which will celebrate its eighth birthday this year.

Last year, the Scottish indie-pop icons picked up the Outstanding Contribution To Music award at the 2014 NME Awards.

Belle & Sebastian will play:

Cardiff St David’s Hall (May 3)
Bristol Colston Hall (4)
Portsmouth Guildhall (5)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (7)
Norwich Open (8)
Birmingham Symphony Hall (10)
London Methodist Central Hall (11)
Manchester Albert Hall (14)
Newcastle City Hall (16)
Buxton Opera House (18)
Leeds Town Hall (19)
Glasgow SSE Hydro (22)
Liverpool Sound City Festival (24)

To check the availability of Belle & Sebastian tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.