Fortunately Death From Above 1979 have obliged…

Bloc Party have been asking bands to cover their songs.

The band’s ’Luno’ has been played by duo Death From Above and will appear on the B-side of that band’s forthcoming single ‘Black History Month’ after Kele Okereke and co requested they do the song.

The single, which is released on June 13, is also backed by a remix of the title track by Sammy Danger from well touted newcomers Test-Icicles.

With the band currently finishing an American tour, Death From Above plan to head out on a UK jaunt towards the middle of this month.

The dates are:

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (May 18)

Bristol Fleece And Firkin (19)

Leicester Charlotte (20)

Liverpool Academy 2 (21)

Manchester Academy 2 (22)

Edinburgh University Union (23)

Newcastle University Union (24)

Leeds The Cockpit (25)

London Scala (26)

London Mean Fiddler (Aug 23)

For ticket availability, [url=]go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

The band will also be appearing at The Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals.