The Maccabees give away new song and announce UK tour

The band hit the road this month

The Maccabees are to give away a new song from their forthcoming second album for free.

‘No Kind Words’ will be available to download from at 7:30pm (GMT) on February 9. The band have finished recording their new (currently untitled) album, the follow up to 2007’s ‘Colour It In’).

Meanwhile, the band have announced details of a lengthy tour of the UK, starting in February. The shows include several London dates.


The Maccabees will play:

London Matter (February 20)

London Kingston-Upon-Thames McClusky’s (26)

London Barfly (March 5)

Glasgow Oran Mor (19)


Sheffield Plug (20)

Coventry Kasbah (21)

Derby The Royal (23)

Brighton Concorde 2 (24)

Cambridge Junction (26)

Stoke Sugarmill (27)

Liverpool Academy 2 (28)

Northampton Roadmenders (April 30)

Edinburgh S24 (1)

Leeds Live At Leeds (2)

Bristol Thekla (4)

Camden Electric (5)

Nottingham Rescue (6)

Norwich Water (7)

Manchester MA2 (9)

Birmingham BA2 (10)

Cardiff Point (12)

Southampton University (13)

To check the availability of The Maccabees tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.