Hotly-tipped US group also reveal new single

Ra Ra Riot are set to release their second UK single on October 15.

Entitled ‘Dying Is Fine’, the single is the band’s first since signing with V2 Records.

The release will also feature a remix of their track ‘Each Year’ by RAC.

The band are currently on tour with Editors in the US, and have announced they will open for the band on their forthcoming tour in the UK, which kicks off on October 1 in Norwich. In addition to the tour, the band will play a small number of headlining shows.

They will accompany Editors on all but two dates, when they will play the Iceland Airwaves festival on October 18 and 20.

As previously reported, Ra Ra Riot lost their drummer John Pike in an accident earlier this year, and are currently playing with drummer Cameron Wisch.

Their UK dates are as follows:

Norwich UEA (October 1)

Portsmouth Guildhall (2)

Exeter University (3)

Newport Centre (4)

London Water Rats (5)

Oxford Academy (6)

Brixton Academy (8,9)

Hertford Marquee (10)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (11)

Luton Charlie Browns – Club NME (12)

Birmingham Academy (13)

Manchester Apollo (14)

Bristol Academy (15)

York Fibbers (16)

Leeds University (17)

Newcastle Academy (18)

Reykjavik Iceland Airwaves Festival (19, 20)

Glasgow Academy (21)

Sheffield Octagon (22)

Liverpool University (23)

Nottingham Rock City (25)

–By our New York staff.

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