It's a homage to their roots...

Beastie Boys will release their NEW YORK anthem ’AN OPEN LETTER TO NYC’ to coincide with their UK tour.

The veteran rap trio will play Glasgow, Manchester and London in December on their brief trip to the country as part of their European tour.

To coincide, ’An Open Letter To NYC’ will be released on December 6. Additional tracks on the single will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

The Beastie Boys UK dates are:

Glasgow SECC (December 4)

Manchester MEN Arena (6)

London Wembley Arena (7)

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