The band have also announced a comprehensive Winter tour of the UK...

JJ72 are to play a series of live instore shows to coincide with the release of their debut album.

The band, who look set to have a top 20 hit with their new single, ‘Oxygen’, released on Monday, will be making appearances at: Birmingham Tower Records (August 30) London Oxford Street Virgin Megastore (31) Dublin Virgin Megastore (September 1)

The band will be playing live and signing copies of their eponymous new album, which is released on August 28 through Lakota Records. Details on how to get tickets for the shows will be announced shortly.

JJ72 have also announced details of one of their most ambitious UK tours to date. The Irish three piece are confirmed to play: Wrexham Central Station (October 3) Hanley Sugarmill (4) Leicester Charlotte (5) Oxford Zodiac (7) Northampton Roadmender (8) Liverpool Lomax (9) Aberdeen Lemon Tree (11) Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (12) Manchester Hop And Grape (14) Bristol Fleece & Firkin (16) Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (17) London WC1 ULU (19) Derby Victoria Inn (21) Newcastle University Of Northumbria (23) Leeds Cockpit (24) Gloucester Guildhall Arts Centre (27) Sheffield Leadmill (28). Call the NME 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. Calls are charged at national standard rate.

The band are also confirmed to play a show at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on August 24, supporting Pulp, as well as the Carling Weekend Festivals in Reading and Leeds over the August Bank holiday weekend (25-28).