The band extend their jaunt in support of eagerly awaited new LP 'Up At The Lake'...

THE CHARLATANS have added two extra dates to their forthcoming comeback tour.

Tim Burgess and the boys will now play two nights at Manchester’s Carling Apollo on May 27 and 28 (new date).

The band will also perform a second Glasgow show at the city’s Carling Academy on May 25.

The full UK tour dates are:

Aberdeen Music Hall (May 23)

Glasgow Carling Academy (24-25)

Manchester Carling Apollo (27-28)

Liverpool University (29)

Leicester De Montfort Hall (31)

Nottingham Rock City (June 1)

Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (3)

London Hammersmith Carling Apollo (4)

Brighton Dome (5)

Bristol Carling Academy (6)

Newcastle Northumbria University (8)

Doncaster Dome (9)

Birmingham Carling Academy (10)

Newport Centre (11)

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The Charlatans have also revealed details about the first single to be taken from the band’s forthcoming follow-up to 2001’s ‘Wonderland’.

The title track of the album will be released in late April/early May. For the full story on the new album, get this week’s NME out on Wednesday nationwide (March 10).