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ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS will play their first ever full UK tour next month.

New York’s new favourite crooner will take his band out on the road for a string of dates in June and July, following a handful of spot shows in recent weeks.

The dates are:

London QEH (June 24)

Birmingham Glee Club (26)

Bristol Trinity Centre (27)

Manchester Academy 3 (28)

Edinburgh Liquid Room (30)

Glasgow Oran Mor (July 1)

Dublin The Vicar (2)

Belfast Empire Music Hall (3)

For ticket availability, [url=]go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

Antony And The Johnsons release ‘Hope There’s Someone’, the first single from their album ‘I Am A Bird Now’, on May 16 through Rough Trade.