The Rakes are back

Alan Donohoe and co return for UK tour next Spring

The Rakes are to make their return next Spring with a 10 date tour of the UK.

The four-piece will hit the road in March 2007 to coincide with the release of their as-yet-untitled second album.

The band will kick off their jaunt at Nottingham Rock City on March 19 before wrapping up for a date at London‘s Brixton Academy at the end of the month.

Tickets go on sale this Friday (December 15) from 9am. For availability after then and to get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS.

The Rakes will play the following venues:

Nottingham Rock City (March 19)

Glasgow Barrowlands (21)

Sheffield Octagon (22)

Norwich UEA (23)

Manchester Ritz (25)

Newcastle Academy (26)

Birmingham Academy (28)

Bristol Academy (29)

Southampton Guildhall (30)

London Brixton Academy (31)