Noah And The Whale announce new tour and release

Band are set to release new material before Christmas

Noah And The Whale have announced details of a new UK tour next March – and will release a new EP before Christmas.

Playing ten dates in total, the four-piece will kick off the tour at the Norwich UEA on March 5.

The band have also revealed details of a new release by their alter-ego side-project, The A Sides. Featuring all four members of Noah And The Whale, The A Sides release an EP on December 22.

Recorded over two nights during studio downtime, and limited to 2,500 12-inch EPs, the tracklisting for the release will be:

‘If My Album Sold A Million’

‘Hold My Hand As I’m Lowered’

‘Don’t Look Back’ (Smokey Robinson cover)

‘Waster’

‘Fiddle’s Cannon’ (Canon in D Major by Johann Pachelbel)

‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Your Grievances’ (Daniel Johnston cover)

‘Setting Sun’

The band are giving all proceeds from the EP to Age Concern.

Noah And The Whale play:

Norwich UEA (5 March)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (6)

Brighton St George’s Church (7)

Manchester Academy 2 (8)

Gateshead The Sage (10)

Edinburgh Queens Hall (11)

Leeds Metropolitan University (12)

Birmingham Town Hall (13)

Bristol Academy (15)

Nottingham Trent University (16)

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