‘FRIENDS’ UNITED!

The pyschedelic popsters take Echoboy and My Computer round the UK with them...

SIMIAN are to play a special five-date mini live tour with ECHOBOY and MY COMPUTER around the UK.

The gigs will start in Glasgow on September 17, and after each event Simian’s Mobile Disco will play at the aftershow parties set up in local bars alongside My Computer, with a DJ set from Echoboy which will involve ‘lots of toys, small instruments and a laptop.’

Simian are expected to preview material from their new album ‘We Are Your Friends’, which is released on October 28. A single, ‘Never Be Alone’, precedes the album on October 14.

The live dates are as follows:

Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut (aftershow TBC) (September 17)

Nottingham Social (aftershow @ Electric Banana) (September 18)

London Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club (aftershow @ Herbal) (September 19)

Manchester Roadhouse (aftershow @ Simple Bar) (September 20)

Brighton Hanbury Ballroom (aftershow @ Sussex Art Club) (September 21)

Entry for the aftershow is free if a ticket has been purchased for the show ‘proper’.

For ticket availability call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.