The Courteeners to give away free new album download

Manchester band to offer 'Cross My Heart And Hope To Fly' free

The Courteeners are offering fans a free download song from their forthcoming album next month.

The Manchester band will be giving away new song ‘Cross My Heart And Hope To Fly’ through their official website,, on December 7.

The track will feature on Liam Fray and co’s second album, which was produced by Ed Buller (Pulp, Suede) and is due out in February 2010. A seven-inch version of the single will also be made available along with a new B-side.

Check out the next issue of NME, on sale Wednesday (November 25) for an exclusive interview with singer Fray about the new album.

The band are set to make their live return with a homecoming show at the Manchester Central on December 11.

To check the availability of The Courteeners tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.