In the wake of their Mercury Music Prize nomination, the band get busier...

The Zutons have extended their UK tour in the wake of their MERCURY PRIZE nomination.

Yesterday, it was announced that ‘Who Killed The Zutons?’ was up against joint favourites Streets and Franz Ferdinand for the annual album of the year award.

The band have added an extra London date to their autumn tour, playing Shepherd’s Bush Empire on October 26.

The full dates now look like this:

Brighton Corn Exchange (October 4)

Bristol Anson Rooms (5)

Exeter University (6)

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (8)

Portsmouth Pyramid (9)

Cardiff University (10)

Northampton Roadmenders (12)

Norwich Waterfront (13)

Leeds Metropolitan University (14)

Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (16)

Nottingham Rock City (17)

Newcastle University (19)

Glasgow QMU (21)

Manchester Academy (22)

Sheffield Leadmill (23)

Cambridge Junction (24)

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (26)

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