Acclaimed singer songwriter and NME Premier Awards star returns...

Elliot Smith plays two UK dates next month at London Shepherds Bush Empire (April 21) and Manchester University (22).

There’s also a new single called ‘Baby Britain’ released on April 19, taken from 1998’s ‘XO’. The b-sides confirmed so far are ‘Waltz Number 1 (demo)’ and ‘Echo Park’, an out-take from ‘XO’.

Read the review of the NME Premier gig with Elliott Smith [url=]here

Look out for a competition to win tickets to see Smith next week on nme.com

Tickets for the shows are available from nme.com‘s 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.