After selling out the first jaunt the boys announce bigger venues...

Athlete have announced their second UK tour of 2005 after selling out the first one.

As previously revealed on NME.COM, the band will go on a low-key seven-date jaunt previewing new album ‘Tourist’ in early January, with the LP coming out on January 31.

Now, with these shows sold out, the band have announced a more extensive jaunt for March.

The shows are at:

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)

To get tickets, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The London band, whose 2003 debut ‘Vehicles & Animals’ was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, precede the album’s release with a single, ‘Wires’, on January 17.

The full tracklisting for the album is:


‘Half Light’


‘Trading Air’


‘If I Found Out’

‘Yesterday Threw Everything At Me’

‘Street Map’

‘Modern Mafia’

”Twenty Four Hours’

‘I Love’