Maximo Park announce sixteen-date UK tour for April & May 2007

A Certain TriggerMaxïmo Park announce a sixteen-date UK tour for April and May, which culminates with three shows in three different venues in London on May 10th (Astoria), 11th (Shepherds Bush Empire) & 12th (Forum). The dates are:

Mon 23rd Cardiff University £13.50
Tue 24th Leeds University £13.50
Wed 25th Nottingham Rock City £13.50
Thu 26th Manchester Ritz £13.50
Fri 27th Liverpool University £13.50
Mon 30th Bristol Carling Academy £13.50

Tue 1st Southampton Guildhall £13.50
Wed 2nd Norwich UEA £13.50
Thu 3rd Birmingham Carling Academy £13.50
Sat 5th Glasgow Barrowlands £13.50
Sun 6th Aberdeen Music Hall £13.50
Mon 7th Sunderland Manor Quay £13.50
Tue 8th Newcastle Northumbria Uni Stage 1 £13.50
Thu 10th London Astoria £15.00
Fr 11th London Shepherds Bush Empire £15.00
Sat 12th London Forum £15.00

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 2nd February.

Support comes from Art Brut except for the London Forum Show on the 12th of May where the support is Long Blondes.

As previously announced the band release their eagerly awaited second album Our Earthly Pleasures through Warp Records on Monday 2nd April. A single Our Velocity is released two weeks earlier on March 19th.

Our Earthly Pleasures was produced by Gil Norton (Pixies / Foo Fighters) and recorded at RAK studios in St Johns Wood during September and October 2006.

Our Earthly Pleasures is the follow-up to Maxïmo Park’s Nationwide Mercury Prize nominated debut album, A Certain Trigger, which delivered four Top Twenty singles including Apply Some Pressure, Graffiti and Going Missing.

Maxïmo Park also headline the Shockwaves NME Awards show on Wednesday 21st February at London’s Astoria, which sold out within minutes of the tickets going on sale.

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