The band will also have their signing pencils at the ready…

The Tears are giving their fans a chance to get close and personal with them next week.

The band who release single ‘Refugees’ on April 25, will embark on a series of small shop shows and signing sessions.

The Tears make the following appearances:

Performance and signing session, Virgin Megastore Oxford Street London, 6pm (April 25)

Performance and signing session, Virgin Churchill Square, Brighton 5.30pm (26)

Performance and signing, Rough Trade Shop, Neals Yard London, 5.30pm (29)

The Tears are currently on tour.The dates are:

Liverpool Carling Academy (23)

Newcastle University (24)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (May 23)

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