The band play a short tour for fans...

STEREOPHONICS have announced details of the five intimate venues they will play around the UK in May and June to coincide with the release of their new album ‘YOU GOTTA GO THERE TO COME BACK’.

The Welsh three-piece will play the ‘Exclusive Radio Tour’ shows from May 26 to June 1. Tickets cost only £10 plus VAT and are available only to those on the band’s fan database.

The shows are at:

Bristol Academy (May 27)

Bradford St. George’s Hall (May 28)

Glasgow Barrowlands (29)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (31)

Cardiff University Great Hall (June 1)

The band will set off on a previously announced 12-date UK arena tour during November and December, beginning at Newcastle Arena on November 8, concluding with a huge ‘hometown’ show in Cardiff on December 20.

The shows are at:

Newcastle Arena (November 8)

Sheffield Arena (9)

Hull Arena (10)

Exeter Westpoint Arena (12)

Plymouth Pavilions (13)

Nottingham Arena (15)

Birmingham NEC (16)

Manchester Evening News Arena (19)

Glasgow SECC (22)

Aberdeen AECC (24)

London Earls Court (December 16/17)

Cardiff Millennium Stadium (20)

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

Stereophonics will release their new single ‘Madame Helga’ on May 19.

‘You’ve Gotta Go There To Come Back’ will follow on June 2.