Echo & The Bunnymen announce new album and 2018 UK tour

The Liverpool band last released a full-length studio record back in 2014 with their twelfth album 'Meteorites'

Echo & The Bunnymen have announced their return with a new studio album and a fresh set of UK tour dates for 2018 – check out details of both below.

The veteran Liverpool-formed band last released a full-length studio record with 2014’s ‘Meteorites’, which was their twelfth album.

Echo And The Bunnymen have now announced news of their next studio album, ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’. The new record will feature a mix of both new material and “Bunnymen classics transformed… with strings and things attached.”

The new album is set for release in May 2018 – check out the band’s full statement about the release below.

In addition to the release of ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’, Echo & The Bunnymen will also hit the road for a new set of UK tour dates in May 2018.

The live jaunt – which will visit some of the country’s grandest music venues – will culminate with a big show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 1, 2018.

Check out Echo & The Bunnymen’s forthcoming UK touring schedule below.

May 2018

23 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh
25 – Philharmonic, Liverpool
26 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
28 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
30 – Sage, Gateshead

June 2018

1 – Royal Albert Hall, London

Tickets for the newly-announced dates will go on sale at 9am on Friday (December 1) – head here for more details.