The jaunt includes two nights in London...

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds are to play their first live shows since 2001 with European dates in May and June.

The dates include two nights at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on June 6 and 7.

To buy tickets for the London shows, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The band release a new single, ‘Bring It On’, on Monday (Febraury 24). It’s the first to be taken from their new album ‘Nocturama’.

The full list of dates are:

Berlin Museuminsel (outdoor) (May 31)

Amsterdam Music Hall (June 2)

Paris Zenith (June 3)

London Hammersmith Apollo (June 6/7)