Modest Mouse announce UK tour dates and premiere new track ‘Of Course We Know’

Band will play series of live shows in July

Modest Mouse have announced five UK dates and premiered new song, ‘Of Course We Know’.

The band will stop off at Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle before playing at T In The Park in July as part of a European tour.

Starting in Birmingham on July 5, the band will then play at The Ritz in Manchester (July 7), O2 Academy in Leeds and O2 Academy in Newcastle. Tickets for the live dates are available from March 6.

‘Of Course We Know’ is the latest track to be released from their new album, ‘Strangers To Ourselves’. It follows on from the previously shared ‘Strangers to Ourselves’, ‘Lampshades On Fire’, ‘Coyotes’, ‘The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box’ and ‘The Best Room’.

‘Strangers To Ourselves’ is Modest Mouse’s first new album in eight years and is due out on March 16. Recorded at Ice Cream Party in Portland, it features backing vocals from The Shins’ James Mercer.

Modest Mouse’s UK dates are as follows:

Birmingham The Institute (July 5)
Manchester The Ritz (7)
Leeds O2 Academy (8)
Newcastle O2 Academy (9)