The chart-topping stars increase their 2005 workload...

Embrace have added an extra two dates to their spring tour next year.

The band, who release the second single from their Number One album ‘Out Of Nothing’ next month, will play an extra date in Manchester and will now complete a two-day stint at the Carling Brixton Academy.

‘Ashes’ is released on November 15. B-sides include a cover of D-12’s ‘How Come’.

The tour dates now run:

Newcastle City Hall (February 23)

Doncaster Dome (25)

Carling Apollo Manchester (26, 27)

Leicester De Montford Hall (28)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (March 1)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (2)

Portsmouth Guild Hall (3)

London Brixton Carling Academy (5, 6)

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