The band head for the Far East in November, playing their first date on the day 'The Season Has Arrived' is released in the UK...

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN will release a new single titled ‘THE SEASON HAS ARRIVED’ in November.

The single is released on November 12, and will be backed by new tracks ‘I Love My Car’ and ‘Marx and Engels’ across the formats.

In addition, the group have confirmed details of a tour of Japan for November.

They play: Osaka Zepp (November 12)

Nagoya Diamond Hall (13)

Tokyo Blitz (14-15)

Fukuoka Drum Logos (19)