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Arab Strap return with their first new studio material from their forthcoming new album. The ‘Cherubs EP’ features four new songs

‘Cherubs’ ‘Motown Answers’ ‘An Eventful Day’ ‘Pulled’

It’s released by Go!Beat on August 23. The new album follows on September 13.

Arab Strap kick off their UK tour on the same day at

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (September 13) Oxford Zodiac (14) Leicester Princess Charlotte (15) Camber Sands All Tiomorrow’s Parties (19) Exeter Phoenix (21) Bristol Trinity (22) London Islington Union Chapel (23) Colchester Arts Centre (25) Leeds Jopseph’s Well (27) Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (28) Glasgow Mitchell Theatre (29)

Tickets are available from nme.com‘s 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.