The buddy of The Strokes and Kings Of Leon plays a string of dates...

REGINA SPEKTOR has announced a set of UK shows, due to kick off in GLASGOW next month.

The singer will be supporting the release of her album, ‘Soviet Kitsch’ which is released on Shoplifter Records on July 5 and was co-produced by Gordon Raphael.

Last autumn, Spektor accepted The Strokes‘ invitation to open for the band on the US tour. [a][/a] also made the singer an honorary Followill and took her out on the road for their European tour.

The UK dates are:

Glasgow Barfly (June 10)

Cardiff Barfly (12)

Manchester Night & Day Cafe (14)

London The Spitz (16)

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