Singer also to release epic single as featured on BBC's Palin trailer
[b]Andrew Bird[/b] has announced details of his first headlining UK tour, backed by a full touring band, to take place next month.
A limited-edition tour CD that includes reworked versions from the album, fresh tracks and a cover of [b]Bob Dylan[/b]’s ‘Oh Sister’ will be available on a first-come first served basis at the UK shows.
The singer/guitarist/violinist/whistler is also to release a new single ‘Heretics’ on Decmber 3.
The track which features on the BBC TV trailer for [b]Michael Palin[/b]’s Europe show, is taken from Bird’s acclaimed album ‘Armchair Apocrypha‘.
Now on his sixth album, Bird has gone from cult obscurity to appearing on [b]David Letterman[/b]’s US show, and touing with bands like [b]Wilco[/b] and [b]My Morning Jacket[/b].
Andrew Bird will be suported by [b]Loney, Dear[/b] on his five UK dates, they are:
[b]Belfast Speakeasy (November 4)
Glasgow Arches (5)
Birmingham Glee Club (6)
Manchester Academy 3 (8)
London Koko (9)
More information about the shows and album are available from Bird’s official website here: www.andrebird.net