Maps heads out on UK tour

Plus the Nationwide Mercury Prize nominee releases a new single too

Nationwide Mercury Prize nominee Maps is to release a new single to coincide with a winter UK tour.

‘To The Sky’, the latest track to be lifted from Maps (aka James Chapman)’s debut album ‘We Can Create’, will be released on October 8.

The tour kicks off three days earlier, calling at:

Cambridge Soul Tree (October 5)

Birmingham Academy 2 (6)

Stoke Sugarmill (7)

Manchester Roadhouse (8)

Norwich Arts Centre (10)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (11)

Colchester Arts Centre (12)

Brighton Barfly (13)

Bristol Thekla (15)

London Kings College (16)

Sheffield Plug (17)

Leeds Brudenell Social (18)

Glasgow King Tuts (19)

Northampton Soundhaus (26)

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS, now.

The wiiner of the Nationwide Mercury Prize will be announced at a ceremony on September 4.