??¨T”http://mogwai.nme.com”>MOGWAI will premiere material from their forthcoming new album at their first UK shows since 2001.
The Scots post-rockers are currently recording their fourth LP, provisionally titled ‘Bag Of Agony’, with producer Tony Doogan in Glasgow. The follow up to 2001’s ‘Rock Action’ is expected in early summer. Guitarist John Cummings has described the new material as “like a wave that never breaks…menacing.”
The dates are:
NorwichWaterfront (May 7)
Northampton Soundhaus (May 8)
Dublin Village (May 10)
Cardiff University (May 12)
Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (May 13)
Brighton Concorde 2 (May 14)
Oxford Zodiac (May 15)
Leeds Cockpit (May 16)
Liverpool Masque (May 18)
Edinburgh Queen’s Hall (May 19)
Support on all UK dates is from Kling Klang.
For ticket availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.
In other news, Mogwai have provided the music for the new Levis campaign in the US. The first advert went to air during the recent Superbowl. The advert uses the track ‘Summer’, which was released as a single back in 1996, and appears on the band’s ‘Ten Rapid’ compilation.