Maps to tour

Single on its way as well

Maps is set to unleash a new single next month.

The up-and-coming electro-rocker, real name James Chapman, releases ‘Don’t Fear’ on October 30. It’s taken from his debut album, set for release in early 2007.

Maps will also appear as a five-piece band at a series of UK dates in November.

The full list of dates are:

Nottingham Social (November 9)

Manchester Bierkeller (10)

Glasgow King Tuts (11)

Leeds Joseph’s Well (13)

London Luminaire (17)

Northampton Soundhaus (18)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.