The band's follow-up to 2002's 'The Remote Part' is almost with us...

Idlewild are to preview material from the follow-up to 2002’s ‘THE REMOTE PART’ at special acoustic shows in LA.

The Scottish five-piece will play two shows at the Hotel Café on July 5 and 6.

The band are currently at work on their fourth album. They spent two weeks at Tambourine Studios in Sweden in December were they recorded five songs with ‘The Remote Part’ producer Dave Eringa.

Idlewild then returned to the Scottish highlands to write more material, before flying back to LA to record with Beck producer Tony Hoffer.

The album is expected to be released sometime in the summer.