All the band's October dates in support of their forthcoming 'Painting In Red' longplayer...

THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH, who release their new single ‘CLOSER THAN MOST’ on September 25, have announced a handful of live dates for October.

The band, whose album ‘Painting It Red’ follows on October 9, currently have a string of October dates, many of which have already sold out.

The full dates are: Grimsby Auditorium (October 9) Bristol Colston Hall (10) London Kentish Town Forum (11) Leicester De Montfort Hall (13) Blackpool Empress Ballroom (14)

The new dates just announced are: Glasgow SEC (December 8) Newcastle Telewest Arena (December 9) Birmingham NEC (10) London Brixton Academy (12) Sheffield Arena (15) Manchester Evening News Arena (17) Nottingham Arena (18)