A piece of Scotland goes to Spain for the Benicassim festival in August...

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN have been added to the bill of the BENICASSIM festival in SPAIN in August.

Other acts lined up to appear at Benicassim, which runs from August 3 to 5, include Pulp, PJ Harvey, Travis, Fatboy Slim and Mercury Rev.

As reported earlier this week on NME.COM, the band announced a tour of Scotland calling at:

Dunoon Queens Hall (June 9)

Perth City Hall (10)

Dunfermline Carnegie Hall (11)

Aberdeen Music Hall (14)

Glasgow Barrowlands (15-16)

Dates in England are expected to be confirmed soon.

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The band, who have two EPs lined up for release this summer, the first of which will feature the track ‘Jonathan And David’ which they played at a low-key Glasgow gig earlier this month.