The Ting Tings announce headline tour

Plus duo ask fans to help record next B-side

The Ting Tings have announced details of their biggest headlining tour to date.

The duo who have just wrapped up the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour, they hit the road again in April, ahead of their debut album ‘We Started Nothing’, which is released on May 19.

The Ting Tings will play:

Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach (April 2)

Exeter Cavern Club (3)

Northampton Soundhaus (4)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (6)

Coventry Kasbah (7)

Nottingham Bodega (8)

Stoke Sugarmill (10)

Belfast Spring & Brake (11)

Dublin Village (12)

Glasgow King Tuts (13)

York Fibbers (15)

London ULU (16)

To check the availability of Ting Tings tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The band are also asking fans to help them record their next B-side.

The pair want people to call +44 20 7384 7810 before March 24 and leave their names on the answer phone. The voices will then be sampled for spin off track ‘That’s My Name?’, which will appear on next single ‘That’s Not My Name’, released on May 12.

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