The shows will support the release of the band's sixth studio album 'Tales Of Us'

Goldfrapp have announced plans for a nine-date UK tour, set to take place in March and April of 2014.

The tour will start at Birmingham Symphony Hall on March 26, 2014, before visiting Manchester, Brighton, Portsmouth, Bristol, Reading, Glasgow and York, finishing up in Gateshead on April 7. Tickets are on sale now. Scroll down for a full list of dates.

The shows follow the release of their sixth studio album, ‘Tales Of Us’, which came out in September. It’s the duo’s first new LP since 2010’s ‘Head First’. Meanwhile, frontwoman Alison Goldfrapp is currently hosting an exhibition at The Lowry in Salford.

The first Performer as Curator exhibit opened on October 19 and will close on March 2, 2014 and sees Goldfrapp select works which have inspired her own artistic vision. A press release for the event says that the pieces chosen “will portray the artist’s fascination in the darker side of fairy tales and folklore”. Artists on display include Marcel Dzama, John Stezaker, Leonora Carrington, Jan Pienkowski and Lotte Reiniger.

Goldfrapp will play:

Birmingham Symphony Hall (March 26, 2014)
Manchester The Lowry (27)
Brighton Dome (29)
Portsmouth Guildhall (30)
Bristol Colston Hall (April 1)
Reading Hexagon (2)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (4)
York Barbican (5)
Gateshead Sage (7)

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