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REEF are giving their fans a chance to meet them in person via a series of instore signing sessions and a competition to interview the band at their show in LONDON, NME.COM can reveal.

Reef will appear at a number of independent record stores in late November and early December to sign copies of their new single, ‘Superhero’, which is released on December 4. The signings are at: Camberley Rock Box (December 4)

Newport Hitman Records (5)

lkeston Blitz (6)

Derby Reveal (7)

Newbury Planet (8)

All the signings are to take place at 12.30pm. In addition, the band will sign copies of their album ‘Getaway’ on November 27 at Fopp Records in Aberdeen.

Also, a competition will soon be underway on the official Reef website, [url=]www.reef.co.uk

to win the opportunity to interview the band.

Fans should log on to the website or [url=]www.bigbluespot.com

and submit a question for the band. The person with the best question will win a trip to see Reef at the London Astoria on December 4, where the interview will be filmed for use on both websites.

Reef start a mammoth tour this evening, which was postponed after singer Gary Stringer was told to rest following knee surgery.

The tour calls at: Leeds Metropolitan University (November 23)

Sheffield Octagon (25)

Northumbria University (26)

Aberdeen Music Hall (27)

Glasgow Barrowlands (28)

Liverpool University (30)

Manchester Academy (December 2)

Norwich UEA (3)

London Astoria (4)

Bristol Colston Hall (5)

Derby Assembly Rooms (7)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (8)

Exeter University (10)

Cardiff University (11)

Southampton Guildhall (12)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (14)

Birmingham Academy (January 25)

Ipswich Regent (26)

Cornwall Truro Hall (28)

Guildford Civic (29)

Folkstone Leas Cliff Hall (30)

London Forum (February 1)

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