Modest Mouse to play UK shows

Johnny Marr's US chart-toppers return in September

US chart-toppers Modest Mouse have announced details of two UK shows.

The band, who feature former Smiths star Johnny Marr on guitar, will play Liverpool and London in September.

The set is likely to feature highlights from the band’s fifth album, ‘We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank’, which topped the US charts in April, and has sold 1.6 million copies worldwide.

The dates are as follows:

Liverpool Academy (September 2)

London Forum (September 3)

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