The Liverpudlian janglers make a welcome return after four years away...

Liverpudlian outfit SHACK are to return after a four-year absence with a new album and live dates.

A new album, ‘Here’s Tom With The Weather’, will be released by North Country on August 11. The follow-up to 1999’s ‘HMS Fable’ was recorded and mixed over six weeks at Brynderwen Studios in North Wales.

The tracklisting is as follows:


‘As Long As I’ve Got You’

‘Soldier Man’

‘Byrds Turn To Stone’

The Girl With The Long Brown Hair’

‘On The Terrace’

‘Miles Apart’


Meant To Be’


‘On The Streets Tonight’


‘Camden Road’

‘Happy Ever After’

Following on from their previously announced shows in July, Shack will be touring the UK throughout September and October.

The dates are as follows:

Liverpool Carling Academy (September 18)

Leeds Cockpit (October 2)

Sheffield Leadmill (3)

Manchester University (4)

Bristol Fleece (5)

Birmingham Academy (9)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (10)

Brighton Concorde (11)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (13)

Oxford Zodiac (14)

Edinburgh Venue (15)

Dublin Whelans (18)

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