Manchester-Midlands hybrids The Charlatans have announced plans for a major UK tour, ending in Birmingham in October.
The baggy 90s indie heroes, made up of members from Walsall and Manchester, are currently putting the finishing touches to their new album Who We Touch , produced by Youth, due for release on September 6 on Frinck Recordings through Cooking Vinyl. The album will be preceded by the release of the single Love Is Ending on July 19th.
They will begin an extensive UK tour to showcase the new material starting in Newcastle on October 7 and ending at Birmingham’s O2 Academy on October 23.
Shaun Ryder is special guest on the tour and will be opening all shows.
The full dates are:
7th – Newcastle, O2 Academy
8th – Edinburgh, HMV Picture House
9th – Dundee, Fat Sam’s Live
11th – Liverpool, O2 Academy
12th – Nottingham, Rock City
14th – Leeds, O2 Academy
15th – Sheffield, O2 Academy
16th – Manchester, Apollo
18th – Oxford, O2 Academy
19th – Bristol, O2 Academy
21st – Norwich, UEA
22nd – London, O2 Academy Brixton
23rd – Birmingham, O2 Academy
Tickets go on sale from 9.30am on Friday from here.