Watch out the Highlands here come the Yetis...

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS have announced a series of unusual, small shows ahead of their new album.

The band will play seven dates in May to prepare for their seventh album which is due out in August.

Venues on this tour vary from the 1000-capacity 53 Degrees in Preston to Ullapool Town Hall in the Scottish Highlands, which holds a mere 380 people.

The dates are:

Preston 53 Degrees (May 22)

Oxford Brookes University (23)

Coventry Colisseum (24)

Wrexham NEWI (25)

Ullapool Town Hall (27)

Dundee Fat Sams (28)

Whitehaven Civic Hall (29)

Newcastle Evolution Festival (30)

For information about the Evolution Festival visit go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.