Band have album on the way too

Delays start their 17-date UK tour today (February 14).

The Southampton four-piece will be previewing material from their forthcoming album, the follow up to 2006’s ‘You See Colours’.

The finished product – [B’Everything’s The Rush’ – will hit stores on April 28.

A single, ‘Hooray’, is out on April 21.

The band will play the following dates:

Wolverhampton Little Civic (February 14)

Bristol Louisiana (15)

Newcastle Cluny (19)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (20)

Aberdeen Moshulu (21)

Carlisle Brickyard (22)

York Fibbers (24)

Hull The Lamp (26)

Cambridge Graduate (27)

Northampton Soundhaus (March 2)

Nottingham Bodega (4)

Belfast Spring and Airbrake (7)

Dublin Sugar Club (9)

Oxford Academy (11)

Stoke Sugar Mill (13)

Leeds Cockpit (14)

Gloucester Guildhall (16)

To check the availability of Delays tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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