The Scots popsters say 'Howdy!' on their return...

Teenage Fanclub have just announced a UK tour to follow the release of their album ‘HOWDY!’ through COLUMBIA on October 16.

The album is the follow-up to 1997’s ‘Songs From Northern Britain’, which reached number three in the UK. The release will be preceded by a single, ‘I Need Direction’ on October 2, and the band are expected to record new tracks for the B-side.

The full tracklisting for the album is: ‘I Need Direction’, ‘I Can’t Find My Way Home’, ‘Accidental Life’, ‘Near You’, ‘Happiness’, ‘Dumb Dumb Dumb’, ‘The Town & The City’, ‘The Sun Shines From You’, ‘Straight & Narrow’, ‘Culdesac’, ‘My Uptight Life’, ‘If I Never See You Again’.

The tour dates are: Dublin Olympia (October 28) Leeds Metropolitan University (31) Liverpool L2 (November 1) Manchester University MDH (2) Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (4) Sheffield Foundry (5) Bristol Anson Rooms (7) London WC2 Astoria (8)

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