IAN BROWN WARMS UP IN ‘SECRET’

Ian Brown limbers up for Glastonbury Festival with a string of 'intimate' dates...

Ian Brown, whose new single ‘Can’t See Me’ was released in the UK through Polydor yesterday, limbers up for his headlining appearance at the New Tent at Glastonbury Festival (Friday, June 26) with a handful of low-key gigs.

Billed on his official website (http://www.ianbrown.co.uk) as ‘secret’ gigs, the former Stone Rose can be caught at the following ‘intimate’ spaces: Stoke The Stage (June 19) – ticket information 01782 207 777; Oxford Zodiac (June 20 – 01865 420 042 1pm-6pm; Gloucester Guildhall (June 21) – 01452 505 089; Buckley Tivoli (June 23) 0115 912 9000 plus Phase One in Wrexham; and Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (June 24) – 01705 863 911.

Tickets for all shows are on sale from today (June 9) with a limit of two per caller. Ian Brown also appears at T In The Park and V98 festivals.

‘Can’t See Me’ was co-written with fellow ex-Rose Mani (now with Primal Scream) and was recorded with Roses drummer Reni. It comes with a variety of extra mixes across the formats and a CD-ROM disc is also available.

Robbie Williams plays his Glastonbury warm-up at Exeter University on June 25.