Plus they're getting to work on second album

The Young Knives have announced details of a spring tour.

The band have just returned from South By Southwest, where they kicked off the NME.COM showcase in Austin last week (March 14), with the help of Mumm-Ra and a DJ set by Keith Murray of We Are Scientists.

Now they will head off on a jaunt round the UK, kicking off in Manchester next week (March 26).

The band will play:

Manchester Academy 2 (March 26)

Newcastle University (27)

Leeds University (29)

Glasgow QMU (30)

Nottingham Rock City (31)

Norwich Waterfront (April 1)

Bristol Anson Rooms (2)

Kingston New Slang (5)

Portsmouth Pyramid (6)

Cardiff University (7)

Birmingham Academy (10)

Loughborough University (11)

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The band are set to go into the studio after the UK tour to work on the follow up to 2006’s debut album ’Voices Of Animals And Men’.