The Scots indie popsters announce a series of winter dates...

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN have announced details of a UK tour for later this year.

The jaunt includes a three-night stint at London Astoria.

The shows are at:

Liverpool Royal Court Theatre (December 2)

London Astoria (3/4/5)

Bath Pavilion (7)

Brighton Dome (8)

Norwich UEA (9)

Newcastle Northumbria University (11)

Bradford St Georges Hall (12)

Edinburgh Usher Hall (14)

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Before that, the band head off to North America for a series of dates, as previously revealed on NME.COM.

The full list of dates are as follows:

Atlanta Tabernacle (October 26)

Durham Carolina Theatre (27)

Washington DC 930 Club (28)

Chicago Congress Theatre (30)

Austin The Backyard (November 2)

Lawrence Liberty Hall (4)

St. Louis The Pageant (5)

Columbus Mershon Auditorium (6)

Detroit State Theatre (7)

Toronto Massey Hall (8)

New York Town Hall (10/11)

Northampton Calvin Theatre (12)

Boston Orpheum Theatre (13)

Philadelphia Tower Theatre (14)

The band release eagerly awaited new LP ‘Dear Catastrophe Waitress’ through Rough Trade on October 6.