Dev Hynes sets out in support of his debut

Lightspeed Champion has announced a massive tour for the New Year around the release of their debut album, ‘Falling Off The Lavender Bridge’.

Dev Hynes, a former member of influential group Test Icicles, will kick off the 17-date tour in Cambridge, before ending the jaunt three weeks later in Canterbury.

The singer will also play a smaller number of club dates while on the road.

Lightspeed Champion releases new single ‘Tell Me What It’s Worth’ on January 7, followed by his debut album on January 21.

The headline tour is as follows:

Cambridge Graduate (February 1)

Bedford Esquires (2)

Oxford Academy 2 (3)

Exeter Cavern (5)

Bristol Fleece (6)

Cardiff Barfly (7)

Southampton Joiners (8)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (10)

Birmingham Bar Academy (11)

Newcastle Cluny (12)

Aberdeen Tunnels (13)

Glasgow King Tuts (15)

Hull Adelphi (16)

Manchester Roadhouse (17)

Leeds Faversham (18)

London Dingwalls (20)

Canterbury Studia 41 (21)

Lightspeed Champion will also play the following club dates:

London Underworld – Subverse All Ages Club (December 2)

Sheffield Plug – Club NME (6)

Liverpool – Liverpool Music Week – venue TBC (7)

London SE One Club (8)

Bournemouth Consortium (January 26)

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