The band preview tracks from debut album 'Asleep In The Back', out in the US in January...

ELBOW have announced details of their first North American tour.

The Manchester band will use the stateside trek to preview tracks from their

Mercury Music Prize-nominated debut, ‘Asleep in the Back’, due out on January 22 via V2 in the US.

The full tour will call at: Toronto Opera House (November 24)

Montreal Le Spectrum (25)

New York Bowery Ballroom (26)

San Francisco Bimbos (29)

Los Angeles Knitting Factory (30)

Elbow recently confirmed a one-off London show date at the London Shepherds Bush Empire on January 31.

The gig is intended to coincide with the release of their brand new single ‘Asleep In The Back’, which released date on January 28 .

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Elbow are planning more US dates for 2002.