Matt Johnson's band make their long-awaited live comeback this summer

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The The have announced details of a short UK tour in September, in addition to their three sold-out shows in London. The concerts mark the band’s return to the live arena after 16 years away.

The The‘s full 2018 touring itinerary is now as follows:

JUNE
1st Denmark, Heartland Festival
2nd Stockholm, Münchenbryggeriet
5th London, Royal Albert Hall (SOLD OUT)
6th London, Brixton Academy (SOLD OUT)
7th London, Troxy (SOLD OUT)

JULY
7th Dublin, Iveagh Gardens

SEPTEMBER
4th Glasgow, Barrowlands
5th Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
7th Birmingham, Digbeth Arena
8th Portmeirion, Festival No.6
9th Bristol, St. Philip’s Gate Arena

Tickets for the dates in Glasgow, Birmingham and Bristol go on sale at 10am on Friday (February 9). They are available here for Glasgow and here for Birmingham and Bristol.

In 2015, Matt Johnson told Uncut that he was working on a new The The album that he hoped would be “a new start for my career”.

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