The indie legends offer up a treat for their fans...

Australian indie legends THE GO-BETWEENS

are to play a free UK show next week (May 12).

The band tour new album ’Oceans Apart’ next week in Britain. They will play a free show on Wednesday at Avalanche Records , on West Nicholson Street in Edinburgh. The show starts at 6pm.

On the UK tour ‘proper’, the band play:

Brighton Concorde 2 (May 9)

Liverpool Carling Academy (10)

Glasgow Renfrew Ferry (11)

Birmingham Carling Academy (13)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (14)

For ticket availability, click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

In other news, the producer of hit TV show ’24’ has made a whole episode of the show around a company called McLennan-Forster. He has confirmed it is tribute to his heroes, Go-Betweens mainmen Grant McLennan and Robert Forster.