CSS announce Christmas shows

The Brazilians also reveal new album plans

CSS have announced details of a new winter tour to kick off on December 2 at Leeds University.

Justice will support the band from December 2-8, while Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong will support the group from December 10-20.

The sextet will return to Sao Paulo before the tour in November, and afterwards in January 2008, to record the follow-up to their 2006 debut ’Cansei de Ser Sexy’. When completed the new album is expected to be released sometime next year.

They will tour:

Leeds University (December 2)

London Brixton Academy (3)

Manchester Academy (4)

Glasgow Academy (5)

Bristol Academy (6)

Birmingham Academy (7)

Nottingham Rock City (8)

Dublin Olympia (10)

Oxford Academy (11)

Newcastle University (12)

Stoke Keele University (13)

Brighton Dome (14)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (17)

Liverpool Academy (18)

Sheffield Leadmill (19)

Portsmouth Pyramids (20)

Tickets are set to go on sale on Friday (October 5) at 9am.

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