New single, album and all the tour dates...

THE GO-BETWEENS have announced details of a UK tour and album – their first new recording in 12 years.

The band release their album, ‘The Friends Of Rachel Worth’ on September 18 through Circus. It will be followed by a single, ‘Going Blind’, on September 25. The new album will be the seventh studio album for the band, and their first in twelve years.

The final tracklisting for the album is: ‘Magic In Here’, ‘Spirit’, ‘The Clock’, ‘German Farmhouse’,‘He Lives My Life’, ‘Heart And Home’, ‘Surfing Magazines’, ‘Orpheus Beach’, ‘Going Blind’ and ‘When She Sang About Angels’.

In addition to the releases, the Australian group have announced details of a full UK tour. The band play: Glasgow King Tuts (October 22) Manchester University (23) Northampton Roadmenders (24) London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (25) Dublin Olympia (26)

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