Well, that's what happens when you try to play in Leicester Square...

Embrace had to cut short a secret gig last night in LONDON after the police shut it down, NME.COM can reveal.

The band, who release their comeback single ’GRAVITY’ this coming Monday (August 30), played a secret fanclub gig in London’s Leicester Square last night (August 26).

Members of the band’s fanclub had been tipped off about the show.

The group managed to get through a selection of their hits, including ’All You Good Good People’, ’Gravity’ and ’Come Back To What You Know’, before police arrived and ended the party.

One fan at the gig told NME.COM: “The band heard a police siren so they legged it into a nearby radio station for shelter before they got arrested!”

The ‘official’ Embrace tour dates are:

London Shepherds Bush Empire (September 3)

Newcastle University (29)

Glasgow Barrowlands (30)

Manchester Carling Academy (October 1)

Nottingham Rock City (3)

Sheffield University Foundry (4)

Bristol Carling Academy (5)

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (7)

London Hammersmith Palais (November 22-23)

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