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GORILLAZ have confirmed details of a European tour, incorporating shows in both the UK and IRELAND.

The animated group led by Damon Albarn, who performed their debut London show at the King’s Cross Scala last month, will start their tour in Paris at La Cigale on June 22, before a show in Dublin, and three UK shows.

As previously revealed on NME.COM, the band are also confirmed to appear at the Creamfields festival in Liverpool on August 25.

Gorillaz will play:

Paris La Cigale (June 22)

Dublin Olympia (24)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (27)

Birmingham Academy (28)

Manchester Academy (29)

Liverpool Creamfields (August 25)

Tickets for the UK shows are priced £16, while the Dublin show is priced IR£20.

To buy tickets,

click here, or call NME’s 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. All calls are charged at the national standard rate.

It is anticipated that the group’s new single ’19-2000′ will be released to coincide with the dates.