The Sleepy Jackson head for the UK

The Aussie band make their live return

The Sleepy Jackson have announced details of a headline tour of the UK for the summer.

The jaunt coincides with the release of the band’s new album ‘Personality’, on July 24. It’s the follow-up to their acclaimed 2003 debut album ‘Lovers’.

A new single, ‘God Lead Your Soul’ , will precede the album’s release on July 10.

The dates are at:

Leeds Cockpit (July 12)

Manchester University 3 (12)

Glasgow King Tuts (14)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (15)

Oxford Zodiac (17)

London Scala (18)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.