The star hits the road on his own to play songs from his new solo album...

Ex-BEN FOLDS FIVE vocalist BEN FOLDS will tour the UK in support of his forthcoming solo album.

The currently untitled album is expected for release in the summer, and is the follow up to 2001’s ’Rockin’ The Suburbs’.

The ten-date ’Ben Folds And A Piano’ tour will be his first in the UK and Ireland since 1992.

Folds recently joined forces with Ben Lee, and Ben Kweller to record ’The Bens 4-Song EP’, which is available to download on itunes or [url=]recordstore.co.uk.

The full tour dates are:

Leicester De Montford Hall (November 12)

Manchester Lowery (14)

Dublin Vicar Street (15)

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (16)

Sheffield Octagon (18)

Brighton Dome (19)

Warwick Arts Centre (20)

Southampton Guildhall (21)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (23)

London Barbican (25)

Ticket sale information will be released shortly.