New jaunt will include a date at the London Royal Albert Hall

Lou Reed will perform his 1973 album ‘Berlin’ in its entirety at dates on a forthcoming European tour which includes five UK and Irish shows.

The former Velvet Underground frontman will be accompanied by a 30-piece band, including a string and horn section and a children’s choir.

The jaunt will include a live date at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 30, as well as dates in Cork, Belfast, Edinburgh and Nottingham.

Lou Reed will play:

Cork Marquee (June 23)

Belfast Waterfront (24)

Edinburgh Playhouse (25)

Nottingham Royal Centre (26)

Paris Salle Pleyel (28)

London Royal Albert Hall (30)

Munich Philharmonie (July 3)

Hamburg CCH Congress Centrum (6)

Copenhagen Opera House (7)

Stockholm Annexet (9)

Warsaw Sala Kongresowa (14)

Brussels Bozar (16)

Loule Monumento Duarte Pacheco (20)

Madrid Conde Duque (22)

Girona Portaferrada Festival (25)

Benidorm Bullring (26)

Tickets will go on sale tomorrow (March 6) at 9am (GMT).

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