New dates and new album for 1999...

Orbital have confirmed details of their first live dates since their appearance at Phoenix in 1997. They have also announced that their fifth album ‘Middle Of Nowhere’ will be released early next year (the tentative date is February 8, though this may change).

The dates are at Exeter University (March 14), Bristol Colston Hall (15), Newcastle Northumbria University (17), Sheffield Octagon Centre (18), Manchester Apollo (20), Glasgow Barrowlands (21), Wolverhampton Civic Hall (22), Cambridge Corn Exchange (23), Southampton Guildhall (24), Brighton Centre (26), London Brixton Academy (27) and Dublin Olympia Ballroom (29).

There are other dates to be announced as well as one-offs and festival appearances. Tickets are on sale from November 10 via the NME 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1212-500. Calls are charged at national standard rate.


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