Glasvegas to release ‘Flowers And Football Tops’

New single set for release next month

Glasvegas are set to release a new single, ‘Flowers And Football Tops’, on February 23.

The band, set to headline the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour, kicking off this month, will offer a series of live tracks as B-sides for the various formats.

The CD version will come backed by a live version of ‘Cruel Moon’. One seven-inch vinyl-release will feature the a live version of ‘Flowers And Football Tops’ with ‘Stabbed’ live as the B-side.


A second vinyl release will feature the single plus ‘Polmont On My Mind’, both recorded live at Polmont Prison in Scotland last month.

The Shockwaves NME Awards Tour, featuring Florence And The Machine, White Lies and Friendly Fires as well as Glasvegas will call at:

Liverpool University (January 29)

Glasgow Academy (30, 31)

Newcastle Academy (February 1)

Sheffield Academy (3)


Birmingham Academy (4)

Manchester Academy (6)

Leeds Academy (8)

Lincoln Engine Shed (10)

Nottingham Rock City (11)

Norwich UEA (12)

Cardiff University (14)

Bristol Academy (15)

Brighton Dome (16)

Oxford Academy (17)

Portsmouth Pyramid (19)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (20)

London Brixton Academy (21)

To check the availability of Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2009 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

See the Shockwaves NME Awards index page for more on this year’s event.

Meanwhile see the new issue of NME, out today (January 14), for a live review of Glasvegas in New York plus pictures of frontman James Allan with former Libertine Carl Barat partying in San Fransisco.