Pigeon Detectives return with new album and tour in spring

Band set for live shows in March and April

The Pigeon Detectives are set to return with their third album and a new UK tour this spring.

The Leeds band will release the album, ‘Up, Guards And At ‘Em!’, on April 4 and its lead single, ‘Done In Secret’, on March 28.

The album was recorded at the Brooklyn Recording Company studio with producer/mixer Justin Gerrish, who has worked with Vampire Weekend, Glasvegas and Weezer in the past. It will be the follow-up to their second album, 2008’s ‘Emergency’.

Listen to album opener ‘She Wants Me’ by scrolling down and clicking below, and watch in-the-studio footage of the band making the album by clicking on the right.

The tracklisting of ‘Up, Guards And At ‘Em!’ is:

‘She Wants Me’
‘What Can I Say?’
‘Need To Know This’
‘Done In Secret’
‘What You Gonna Do?’
‘Turn Out The Lights’
‘Through The Door’
‘Go At It Completely’
‘I Don’t Know You’

The Pigeon Detectives will play:

Middlesborough Empire (March 28)
Glasgow O2 ABC (29)
Manchester Ritz (30)
Liverpool O2 Academy (31)
Birmingham Institute (April 2)
Oxford O2 Academy (3)
Norwich UEA (4)
Cambridge Junction (5)
London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (6)
Bournemouth Old Fire Station (8)
Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (9)
Bristol Trinity (10)
Coventry Kasbah (11)
Leeds Metropolitcan University (12)

Tickets go on sale at 9am (GMT) on Friday (February 4). To check the availability of The Pigeon Detectives tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

She Wants Me by The Pigeon Detectives