And you can meet the boys...

Athlete are to make an instore appearance to mark the release of the first single from their forthcoming second album ‘TOURIST’.

The band will be signing copies of the new track ‘Wires’ for fans at London’s Virgin Megastore, on Oxford Street next Tuesday (January 18) from 6pm.

Athlete, who recently performed the single live at the Brit Award nominations, are currently in the middle of a seven date sold-out tour of the UK.

The London group’s LP, which is out on January 31, will be followed by a second series of dates in the spring.

They will play:

Liverpool Academy (January 12)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (14)

Sheffield Leadmill (15)

Portsmouth Pyramid (16)

London Electric Ballroom (17)

Leeds University (March 3)

Glasgow Carling Academy (4)

Manchester Academy (5)

Newcastle University (6)

Norwich UEA (8)

Nottingham Rock City (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (10)

Cardiff University (12)

Bristol Carling Academy (13)

London Forum (14)

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