The band follow up their acoustic shows with a full electric jaunt to follow the release of new album 'Warnings/Promises'...

Idlewild are to follow their current acoustic jaunt with a full electric tour of the UK and Ireland following the release of new album ‘WARNINGS/PROMISES’.

The band release the LP, the follow-up to 2002’s ‘The Remote Part’, on March 7. The first single to be taken from the album, ‘Love Steals Us From Loneliness’, is released on February 21.

The Scots rockers will then hit the road for an extensivbe tour, with the dates starting in Newcastle on April 5.

The dates are:

Newcastle Northumbria University (April 5)

Liverpool Royal Court (6)

Southampton Guildhall (7)

Reading Hexagon (8)

Bristol Academy (10)

Brighton Dome (11)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (13/14)

Folkestone Leas Cliffe Hall (15)

Nottingham Rock City (17)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (18)

Norwich UEA (19)

Sheffield Octagon (21)

Stoke Victoria Hall (22)

Manchester Academy (23)

Birmingham Academy (24)

Leeds University (26)

Dublin Ambassador Theatre (28)

Belfast Mandela Hall (29)

Aberdeen Music Hall (May 1)

Glasgow Barrowlands (2)

Edinburgh Usher Hall (3)

Tickets go on sale on January 28 at 9am. For availability after then, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

[a][/a] kick off a series of sold-out, intimate acoustic shows tomorrow (January 22).

The shows take place at:

Glasgow RAMDA Concert Hall (January 22)

Manchester RNCM (23)

Bristol St Georges (25)

London Shaw Theatre (26)