BRAKES ON!

The shows coincide with the release of new LP 'Ether Song'...

TURIN BRAKES release new LP ‘ETHER SONG’ in February – and will be going on their biggest ever UK tour to coincide.

The album, the follow-up to 2001’s Mercury Music Prize-nominated ‘The Optimist LP’, was produced by Tony Hoffer, who has also worked on the new albums by Beck and Supergrass. The tracks feature a rhythm section drawn from Beck and Air‘s backing bands.

Songs confirmed for the LP include ‘Rain City’, ‘Blue Hour’, ‘Little Brother’, ‘Full Of Stars’, ‘Falling Down’ and recent single ‘Long Distance’.

The live dates, which begin at the end of February, are as follows:

Newcastle University (February 26)

Manchester University (February 28)

Liverpool University (March 1)

Lancaster Sugarhouse (March 2)

Birmingham Academy (March 4)

Leeds University (March 5)

Sheffield Octagon (March 6)

Leicester De Montfort University (March 7)

Nottingham Rock City (March 9)

Norwich UEA (March 10)

Brighton Dome (March 11)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (March 12)

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (March 14)

Portsmouth Pyramid Centre (March 15)

Bristol Academy (March 16)

Exeter University (March 17)

Oxford Brookes University (March 19)

London Brixton Academy (March 20)

For ticket availability call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.