The British group announce details of their first single to feature new singer David Bassey, and head out on an extensive tour in May...

Dodgy return with a new single, ‘Feather Cuts And Monkey Boots’, on May 15 through Mudhut Records, their first proper release to feature new singer David Bassey.

The band also set off on a ‘Highlands And Islands’ tour, taking in some of the more unusual ports of call in the UK and Ireland, to promote the new release, which features b-sides ‘Skittle’ and ‘The Right Idea’.

The tour will call at Belfast Empire (May 4), Dublin Eamonn Dorans (5), Liverpool Lomax (6), Ashton Under Lyme Witchwood Centre (8), Isle Of Man Ramsey Viking Apart Hotel (10), Wrexham Central Station (11), Aberystwyth University (12), Brunel University (13), Derby Victoria (15), Leicester Princess Charlotte (16), Brighton Concorde (18), High Wycombe White Horse (19), Glastonbury 300 (21), Exeter Cavern Club (22), Stoke The Sugarmill (23), Edinburgh Venue (24), Dingwall Club Zone (26), Thurso Viewfirth (27), Portmahomick Caledonian Hotel (28), Fort William Checka (29), Nairn The Star Hotel (30), Inverness Beyond (31), Birmingham Flapper & Firkin (June 4) and London Dingwalls (6).


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