Kooks asked to support Rolling Stones

‘It’s schoolboy stuff’ declares Luke Pritchard

The Kooks are set to support the Rolling Stones at the band’s request.

The Brighton group will play with the veterans on August 29 at the Millennium Stadium show.

“This is schoolboy stuff,” frontman Luke Pritchard told NME.COM. “Playing with the coolest band to walk the earth is pretty fine, man.”

The date at the Rolling Stones[a], marks a busy summer for [a]The Kooks who are also playing the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festival, T In The Park and Oxegen.

Meanwhile the group release new single ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’ on June 26.

For a full interview with The Kooks, see next week’s issue of NME out nationwide from June 21.