Band will play five dates in support of their new album 'Words And Music By Saint Etienne'

Saint Etienne have announced a UK tour for May.

The trio, made up of Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs, release their new single ‘I’ve Got Music’ this month and will drop their eighth studio album ‘Words And Music By Saint Etienne’ later this year.

The band will begin their short UK run at Sheffield Leadmill on May 22 and will end it on May 28 with a show at London’s Palladium theatre. They will also play dates in Liverpool, Cardiff and Leamington Spa.

‘Words And Music By Saint Etienne’ is the band’s first album since 2005’s ‘Tales From Turnpike House’ and will feature a contribution from famed pop producer Richard X.

Saint Etienne will play:

Sheffield Leadmill (May 22)
Liverpool Kazimier (24)
Cardiff Gate (25)
Leamington Spa Assembly (26)
London Palladium (28)

Tickets will go onsale on Tuesday (February 21) at 9am (GMT). To check the availability of Saint Etienne tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.