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The veteran popsters add more dates for 2004 just days before they start a jaunt round the country...

Blondie have announced dates for a full UK tour next summer, which will kick off at the BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE on June 5.

Just days before they embark on their forthcoming dates – due to start at Liverpool’s Carling Academy next Tuesday (November 11) – the band have revealed that they will play ten dates across the UK in 2004.

Tickets for the tour will go on-sale this Friday (November 7) at 7am.

The dates are:

Bournemouth International Centre (June 5)

Cardiff International Centre (6)

Bristol Colston Hall (8)

Plymouth Pavilions (9)

London Hammersmith Apollo (14)

Nottingham Royal Centre (17)

Birmingham NIA Academy (18)

Glasgow Armadillo (22)

Edinburgh Playhouse (23)

Newcastle City Hall (24)