Rat Boy announces new single ‘Move’ and headline UK tour – listen

He will also appear on NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas

Rat Boy has revealed new single ‘Move’ and details of a UK headline tour set to take place later this year.

The upbeat, hip-hop inspired ‘Move’ is the latest single from Rat Boy and can be heard below. The single is the follow up to ” and will be released on digital, vinyl and cassette.

Rat Boy also tours in April and May, starting his run of gigs at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on April 29. He will go on to play gigs in Newcastle, Norwich, Birmingham and London before ending the run of gigs at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on May 7. Tickets are available from 9am on Friday (January 15) with full details below.

NME Ones To Watch 2016: Rat Boy

Glasgow, Oran Mor (April 29)
Newcastle, O2 Academy 2 (May 1)
Norwich, Waterfront (May 4)
Birmingham, O2 Institute 2 (May 5)
London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (May 6)
Brighton, Concorde 2 (May 7)

Prior to his headline tour, Rat Boy will open for Bloc Party on the NME Awards Tour 2016 with Austin, Texas. Drenge and Bugzy Malone also appear on the bill.

The annual tour will begin in Cardiff on January 29, stopping off in Southampton, Bristol, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Cambridge and London before a final gig on February 12 at Birmingham’s O2 Academy. Get your tickets now.

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The NME Awards Tour with Austin, Texas dates are as follows:

Cardiff, Great Hall (January 29)
Southampton, O2 Guildhall (January 30)
Bristol, O2 Academy (February 1)
Nottingham, Rock City (February 2)
Newcastle, O2 Academy (February 4)
Glasgow, Barrowland (February 5)
Manchester, Academy (February 6)
Leeds, O2 Academy (February 8)
Cambridge, Corn Exchange (February 9)
London, O2 Academy Brixton (February 11)
Birmingham, O2 Academy (February 12)

To check the availability of NME Awards Tour with Austin Texas tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.