May 9, 2012 15:10

The Walkmen announce October UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

Band will take new album 'Heaven' out on the road later this year

The Walkmen announce October UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

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The Walkmen have announced a full UK and Ireland tour for later this year.

The New York band, who will release their brand new album 'Heaven' on June 4, will play five shows in October.

The run kicks off at Birmingham's HMV Institute on October 27 and runs until November 1, when the band headline London's HMV Forum.

The album has been produced by Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Modest Mouse) and features Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold contributing harmonies to two tracks. It is the band's seventh album and you can hear the first single 'Heartbreaker' by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Speaking about the follow-up to 2010's 'Lisbon', frontman Hamilton Leithauser said: "We felt like it was time to make a bigger, more generous statement."

The band will also preview the album with a sold-out London show at the Village Underground on June 12, and, are confirmed to play this summer's Green Man Festival.

The Walkmen will play:

Birmingham HMV Institute (October 27)
O2 ABC Glasgow (28)
Dublin Vicar Street (29)
Manchester HMV Ritz (30)
London HMV Forum (November 1)


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


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