February 4, 2013 15:58

The Postal Service announce first UK dates in 10 years

Newly reformed duo will also headline Coachella

The Postal Service announce first UK dates in 10 years
The Postal Service have announced a pair of UK dates as part of a world reunion tour.

The duo will play in Manchester and London on May 18 and 20 respectively after appearances at Coachella on April 13 and 20 and just before their performance at Barcelona's Primavera Sound festival.

The band are touring in support of the 10th anniversary re-issue of their only album 'Give Up', which will include two previously unheard tracks and is set for releae on April 8.

As well as the original 10-track album, the release will come with a second disc, featuring the additional tracks 'Turn Around' and 'A Tattered Line of String', which were recorded during the original album sessions, but never released.The second disc will also include live recordings, remixes and covers of the band's material by Iron & Wine and The Shins.

The Postal Service released their only album, 'Give Up', in 2003. A collaborative effort between Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and Jimmy Tamborello of DNTEL, the pair barely toured their album upon its release but have seen the songs develop a cult status in the 10 years since they called time on the project.

The 'Give Up' reissue tracklisting is:

Disc 1
'The District Sleeps Alone Tonight'
'Such Great Heights'
'Sleeping In'
'Nothing Better'
'Recycled Air'
'Clark Gable'
'We Will Become Silhouettes'
'This Place Is a Prison'
'Brand New Colony'
'Natural Anthem'

Disc 2
'Turn Around'
'A Tattered Line of String'
'Be Still My Heart'
'There’s Never Enough Time'
'Suddenly Everything Has Changed'
'Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now)'
'Grow Old With Me'
'Such Great Heights' (John Tejada Remix)
'The District Sleeps Alone Tonight' (DJ Downfall Persistent Beat Mix)
'Be Still My Heart' (Nobody Remix)
'We Will Become Silhouettes' (Matthew Dear Remix)
'Nothing Better' (Styrofoam Remix)
'Recycled Air' (Live on KEXP)
'We Will Become Silhouettes' (Performed by The Shins)
'Such Great Heights' (Performed by Iron and Wine)

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