Britpop legend announces solo dates

Plus there's a new album on the way

Cerys Matthews has announced a UK tour with dates in June, September and October.

It will be the former Catatonia frontwoman’s first UK tour in three years.

Cerys is set to release her second solo album ’Never Said Goodbye’ on August 21.

The follow up to 2003’s ’Cockahoop’ will be preceded by the single ’Open Roads’, due out on August 7.

The dates are:

London Scala (July 26)

Leeds Cockpit (September 25)

Manchester Academy (26)

Liverpool Stanley Theatre (28)

Glasgow Oran Mor (29)

Sheffield Leadmill (October 1)

Norwich Waterfront (2)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (4)

Oxford Zodiac (5)

Treorchy Park & Dare Theatre (6)

Bristol Fiddlers (8)

Birmingham Glee Club (9)

Brighton Concorde 2 (10)

London KOKO (11)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.