SMITH HEADS FOR MELTDOWN!

The acclaimed US singer/songwriter will play dates in June, including a slot at Glastonbury...

Elliott Smith has announced details of a new single and a UK tour in JUNE, including a date at SCOTT WALKER‘s MELTDOWN FESTIVAL in LONDON.

As previously revealed by nme.com, the single will be ‘Son Of Sam’, taken from his latest album ‘Figure 8’, which was released last month. The single comes out on June 17.

Dates so far confirmed are:Glasgow Garage (June 18)Manchester Debating Hall (June 19)London (Royal Festival Hall – Meltdown Festival) (June 21) Glastonbury Festival, New Stage (June 23)

As previously announced, Smith returns to the UK to play the Carling Weekend Leeds & Reading Festivals on August 26 and 27 respectively.

Smith, who is currently in the middle of a sell-out tour of the US, is expected to add further dates soon, which could include one during Edinburgh Festival in August.