Bloc Party announce new UK tour

Kele Okereke and co. to hit the road in January

Bloc Party have announced details of a new UK tour set to kick off in January 2009.

The band will play seven different live dates in four British cities, ending the jaunt with a show at the London Olympia on April 11.

The London band released their latest album, ‘Intimacy’, as a download on August 21. It will be released as a physical CD on October 27.

They are set to release a new single, ‘Talons’, on October 20. ‘Talons’ does not feature on ‘Intimacy’, but was recorded during the same recording sessions.

Bloc Party will play:

Glasgow Academy (January 25, 26)

Manchester Apollo (28, 29)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (31, February 1)

London Olympia (April 11)

Tickets for the tour go on sale at 9am (BST) on Friday (September 26).

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