PULP: SATURDAY N4, TOMORROW THE WORLD!

Pulp play London this weekend then gird their loins for an assault upon the world's waiting ears...

Pulp, who set off on their first world tour later this year, have confirmed the support line-up for their outdoor gig at North London’s Finsbury Park this Saturday (July 25).

Catatonia, Bernard Butler, BENTLEY RHYTHM ACE, ULTRASOUND, KID LOCO, ADD N TO X and BIKINI BEACH will perform throughout the afternnon.

Pulp will then travel to the US in August to play dates until September (dates which are still to be confirmed), before moving on to the Far East and Australasia in September/October.

The confirmed dates for the Far East are: Hong Kong Kowloon HITEC Hall (September 12), Tokyo Akasaka Blitz (16-18), Tokyo On Air East (20), Nagoya Quatro (21), and Osaka Imp Hall (22). The Australasian dates are Perth Metropolis (25), Melbourne Festival Hall (27), Sydney Enmore Theatre (28-30), Adelaide The Barton Theatre (October 2), Brisbane Livid Festival (3), and Auckland North Shore Events Centre (5).

Pulp then head home for a UK and European tour scheduled for late October and November.

* Some tickets are still available for the Finsbury Park concert priced #23.50 from the NME 24-hour Ticketline 0870 1212 500 or from the Pulp credit card hotline 0171-344-0044.