Band to take new album 'Junk Of The Heart' out on tour

The Kooks have announced a nine date UK tour for October.

The band, who release their third album ‘Junk Of The Heart’ on September 12, begin the dates at Glasgow Barrowlands on September 30 and end with a huge London show at O2 Academy Brixton on October 11.

‘Junk Of The Heart’ is the follow-up to 2008’s ‘Konk’ and has been overseen by Belle & Sebastian and Air producer Tony Hoffer during recording sessions in London and New York.

Though the band are booked for a number of European festivals, they are not scheduled to perform at any in the UK.

The Kooks will play:

Glasgow Barrowlands (September 30)
Manchester Academy (October 1)
O2 Academy Newcastle (3)
Hull City Hall (4)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (5)
Portsmouth Guildhall (7)
O2 Academy Birmingham (8)
O2 Academy Leeds (9)
London O2 Academy Brixton (11)

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