Rufus Wainwright announces new shows

He will play tracks from new album

Rufus Wainwright has announced details of four new UK shows.

The singer will play with an eight-piece band and showcase tracks from his new album ’Release The Stars’, which is due out on May 14.

It will be proceeded by the single ’Going To Town’, which will be out on April 30.

Pet Shop Boys frontman Neil Tennant served as executive producer on the album.

He will play:

Portsmouth Guildhall (May 24)

Bristol Colston Hall (25)

London The Old Vic (27, 28)

Tickets go on sale on Friday (March 30) at 9am.

To check ticket availability after then and get the latest listings go to NME.COM/GIGS.