After a long absence, the former Mercury Music Prize winners are "back from outer space"...

GOMEZ return in 2004 with a new single, album and tour.

Not seen since their 2002 album ‘In Our Gun’, the band release a new single, ‘Catch Me Up’ on March 1, the first single from their fourth album, to follow later in the year.

Meanwhile, the band start the year with an intimate show at London Mean Fiddler on January 12, before heading out to tour North America, dates as follows:

Boston Paradise Rock Club (January 19)

New York Irving Plaza (20)

Philadelphia Theatre Of Living Arts (21)

Washington 9.30 Club (22)

Atlanta Variety Playhouse (24)

Cincinnati Bogarts (25)

Indianapolis Birdy’s (26)

Milwaukee The Rave (28)

Chicago Victoria Theatre (29)

Minneapolis Quest Theatre (30)

Boulder Fox Theatre (February 1)

Salt Lake City TBA(2)

Vancouver Commodore (4)

Seattle Showbox (5)

Portland Aladdin Theatre (6)

San Francisco Fillmore (8)

Hollywood Avalon (9)

Anaheim House Of Blues (10)

Singer Tom Gray says of the band’s return: “We’re back from outer space with a big grin on our face.”