The band play shows in winter 2005...

Blondie have announced a UK tour – a year in advance.

The punk veterans, two albums into their comeback with last year’s ‘The Curse Of Blondie’, embark on a massive tour throughout November and December 2005.

The dates are:

Cardiff St David’s Hall (November 15)

Plymouth Pavilions (16)

Bristol Colston Hall (18)

Bournemouth International Centre (19)

Brighton Centre (20)

Southend Cliffs Pavilion (22)

London Royal Albert Hall (23)

Reading Rivermead (25)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (26)

Ipswich Regent Theatre (27)

Leicester de Montfort Hall (30)

Liverpool Philharmonic (December 1)

Blackpool Opera House (2)

Aberdeen Music Hall (4)

Edinburgh Usher Hall (5)

Newcastle City Hall (7)

Glasgow Armadillo (8)

Sheffield City Hall (9)

Harrogate International Centre (11)

Nottingham Royal Centre (12)

Bradford St George’s Hall (13)

Birmingham NIA Academy (15)

Manchester Apollo (16)

Tickets go sale on Saturday (December 11). To check availability after then, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.