They also play a major UK tour to promote their new album Revelations...

GENE, who release their new single ‘As Good As It Gets’ on Polydor on February 8, have announced details of their new album and a full UK tour. They also play as special guests of THE BLUETONES at the Peel Sessions Live at the London South Bank Queen Elizabeth Hall on January 31.

Gene‘s 13-track album, called ‘Revelations’ will be released in March and has been produced by Hugh Jones, who’s previously worked with the likes of The Bluetones, Shack, Dodgy and Echo And The Bunnymen. Track titles revealed so far include ‘The British Disease’, ‘Fill Her Up’, ‘In Love With Love’ and ‘Love Won’t Work’.

The band’s tour – called ‘Revelations 1-26’ – calls at Cambridge Junction (February 21) Norwich Waterfront (22) Colchester Arts Centre (23) Milton Keynes Carriages (24) Brighton Centre (26) Bristol University (27) Reading University (28) Buckley Tivoli (March 2) Bangor University (3) Cardiff Coal Exchange (4) Salisbury Arts Centre (5)Nottingham Rock City (7)Manchester University (9)Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (10)Hull University (12)Aberdeen Lemon Tree (14) Edinburgh The Venue (15)Liverpool L2 (17)Leeds Met University (18)Sheffield Leadmill (20)Exeter Phoenix (22) Oxford Zodiac (23)Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (24) London Kentish Town Forum (25).

For tickets, ring the NME 24-Hour ticketline on 0870 1212-500 or check our online gig guide.