FRESH HOPE!

And they'll be playing a bunch of live dates too...

Hope Of The States have confirmed details of their new single.

Following a triumphant performance at Glastonbury this weekend, the band release ‘Nehemiah’ on August 16.

The single will be released on CD and 7″ and backed with to-be-confirmed new songs. The video, like last single ‘The Red The White The Black The Blue’, will be directed by ‘honorary Hope Of The States members’ Type 2 Error.

The band have a busy live schedule to coincide with the single. The dates are as follows:

Cardiff Barfly (July 9)

Dublin Oxegen Festival (10)

T In The Park (11)

Manchester Academy 3 (13)

London Camden Electric Ballroom (14)

Reading Fez Club (20)

Staffordshire V Festival (21)

Chelmsford V Festival (22)

Edinburgh Liquid Room (23)

For ticket availability to the non-festival shows, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.