The return of the self-styled "40-year-old bisexual rastafarian"

Sinead O’Connor returns to the fray this summer with a new album, single and extensive world tour.

O’Connor’s new album, “Theology”, is released on June 25, preceded by a single, “I Don’t Know How To Love Him”, a fortnight earlier.

The first leg of an extensive world tour kicks off in Los Angeles on June 19. O’Connor arrives in Britain for the T In The Park festival on July 7.

The full dates are:

JUNE

Tue 19th June Los Angeles Silent Movie Theatre (SOLD OUT)

Tue 26th June New York Joe’s (SOLD OUT)

JULY

Sat 7th July T in the Park festival, SCOTLAND (SOLD OUT)

Sun 8th July Oxegen Festival, IRELAND (SOLD OUT)

Wed 11th July UL Concert Hall, Limerick, IRELAND (With Irish Chamber Orchestra)

Sat 14th July TURKEY (Venue TBC)

Mon 17th July Malta Festival, Poznan, POLAND

Sun 22nd July Festival des Vieilles Charrues, Carhaix, FRANCE

AUGUST

Thur 2nd Aug Olavest, Torvet, Trondheim, NORWAY

Sat 4th Aug Dranouter Folk Festival, De Panne, BELGIUM

Sun 5th Aug Interceltique Festival, L’Orient, FRANCE

Thurs 9th Aug Smukkeste Festival,Skanderborg, DENMARK

Sat 11th Aug Music Hall Theatre, Moscow, RUSSIA

Sun 12th Aug Sziget Festival, Budapest, HUNGARY

Sat 18th Aug V Festival, Weston Park, ENGLAND

Sun 19th Aug V Festival, Chelmsford, ENGLAND

Sinead O’Connor is interviewed in the new issue of Uncut, out on May 31.