SUPER AND GRAND!

What with the yeti suits and the beards, that's a lot of hair...

Old pals SUPER FURRY ANIMALS and Grandaddy have announced details of a joint US together in the autumn.

The 13-date tour kicks off in San Francisco on September 18, finishing off with two nights at New York’s Irving Plaza on October 3 and 4.

Prior to that, Super Furry Animals, who release new album ‘Phantom Power’ next Monday (July 21), play a series of festival shows – at Edinburgh Queen’s Hall for T On The Fringe on August 7, the Benicassim bash in Spain on August 10, and the V Festival over the weekend of August 16/17 in Chelmsford and Stafford.

[a][/a] play this year’s Carling Weekend: Reading And Leeds over the weekend of August 22-24. They release a new single, ‘El Caminos In The West’, through V2 on August 25, the second single to be lifted from their acclaimed ‘Sumday’ album.

The US dates are as follows:

San Francisco Filmore (September 18)

Los Angeles Henry Fonda Theatre (19)

San Diego 4th and B Theater (20)

Tempe Marquee Theatre (21)

Dallas Gypsy Tea Room (23)

Houston Numbers (24)

Austin Stubbs Bar-B-Q (25)

New Orleans House Of Blues (27)

Atlanta Roxy Theatre (29)

Louisville Headliners Music Hall (30)

Washington DC 9.30 Club (October 2)

New York Irving Plaza (3/4)