Album will be supported by UK tour in February

Former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes is streaming his second solo album ‘Matador’ online in full, a week ahead of its official release on January 26.

‘Matador’ follows 2012’s ‘Here Come The Bombs’ and will be supported by seven UK tour dates in February. The LP – which you can listen to in full on the Guardian site now – was recorded in Coombes’ home studio as well as Courtyard Studios in Oxfordshire, with almost everything on the record played by Coombes himself.

Coombes begins his tour at Bristol Fleece on February 4, before visiting Brighton, London, Oxford, Birmingham and Edinburgh, finishing up at Manchester Gorilla on February 11.

Gaz Coombes plays:

Bristol Fleece (February 4)
Brighton Old Market (5)
London Queen Elizabeth Hall (6)
Oxford O2 Academy (7)
Birmingham Glee Club (9)
Edinburgh Pleasance Theatre (10)
Manchester Gorilla (11)

The ‘Matador’ tracklisting is:

‘Buffalo’
’20/20′
‘The English Ruse’
‘The Girl Who Fell To Earth’
‘Detroit’
‘Needle’s Eye’
‘Seven Walls’
‘Oscillate’
‘To The Wire’
‘Is It On?’
‘Matador’

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